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Fishing WisconsinLake Michigan Salmon and Trout Meetings - 2019

Fisheries Management staff organized meetings in 2016 and 2017 to engage the public in our management of the Lake Michigan fisheries. Meetings that are planned for 2019 and shown below, continue that tradition. Our work with you and partners to manage Wisconsin's Lake Michigan fishery is an ongoing process. We have successfully tackled major issues on Lake Michigan over the past 40 years while maintaining a world-class fishery. Part of these efforts included public meetings in 2016 and 2017 to gather feedback on some plans and ideas aimed at continuing this fabulous fishery into the future. The time has come to engage stakeholders again on this topic.

September 3 and September 4, 2019 Informational Meeting

Agenda

Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational Meeting Agenda [PDF 323KB]

 

May 20th, 2019 Informational Meeting

Agenda

Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational Meeting Agenda [PDF 407KB]

Presentations

Handouts

NOAA Dreissenid and Diporeia densities [PDF 4070B]
NOAA lower trophic levels [PDF 1305KB]
Wisconsin salmon and trout stocking and harvest information [PDF 352KB]
Predator Prey summary through 2018 [PDF 3095KB]
Predator Prey ratio information [PDF 2168KB]
Net pen information [PDF 490KB]
Great Lakes Mass Marking Results from 2016 [PDF 1016KB]
Great Lakes Mass Marking Results from 2017 [PDF 1261KB]
Great Lakes Mass Marking Results from 2018 [PDF 1317KB]
Great Lakes Angler Diary and Diet app [PDF 650KB]
Great Lakes Angler Diary Flyer [PDF 1106KB]
Great Lakes Angler Diet Flyer [PDF 508KB]

Steps to success

Lake Michigan

In order to maximize public input and discussion, the following process is being used to help ensure successful Lake Michigan salmon and trout management. You may review the details for each step below by selecting the title.


May 20, 2019: Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational meeting
CONNECTCONNECT
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational meeting
Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave., Room: Centennial Hall East
Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015-1412 (Manitowoc County)
View map of location
Contact: Brad Eggold, DNR Great Lakes District Fisheries Supervisor, 414-303-0138
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is encouraging anglers, charter captains, businesses, conservation groups and other stakeholders to attend this meeting focused on Lake Michigan fisheries management activities related to salmon and trout. The meetings will provide opportunities for discussion and comment on a variety of fisheries related information.
May 20 - June 30, 2019: Public comment period

To provide comments on the information, send an email to DNR Lake Michigan Plan OR to provide written comments, send a letter to:

Bradley T. Eggold
Department of Natural Resources
UWM - GLRF - SFS
600 E. Greenfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204

September 3 and 4th, 2019: Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational meeting
CONNECTCONNECT
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Informational meeting
September 3, 2019
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – SC130 Auditorium – Lot G, Entrance 9
2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI 54303 Campus Map

September 4, 2019
UWM – School of Freshwater Science
600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Contact: Brad Eggold, DNR Great Lakes District Fisheries Supervisor, 414-303-0138
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is encouraging anglers, charter captains, businesses, conservation groups and other stakeholders to attend this meeting. The meeting will allow the Department to provide a draft plan for the future management of the salmon and trout fishery and provide opportunities for discussion and comment on the plan.
September 2019: Public comment period

To provide comments on the information, send an email to DNR Lake Michigan Plan OR to provide written comments, send a letter to:

Bradley T. Eggold
Department of Natural Resources
UWM - GLRF - SFS
600 E. Greenfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204

October - November: Final decision
Detailed information about the final decisions will be linked here at that time.

Contact information

To provide comments on the information, send an email to: DNR Lake Michigan Plan.

OR to provide written comments, send a letter to:

Bradley T. Eggold
Department of Natural Resources
UWM - GLRF - SFS
600 E. Greenfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53204

Last revised: Monday September 09 2019