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Fishery managers in the Lake Michigan basin have new information about the journeys and survival of wild and hatchery-raised steelhead salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Managing the fish effectively requires understanding the proportion of fish coming from hatcheries or the wild, generally, and from which hatchery and which river tributary, specifically. Read More
For over a decade, the Great Lakes Fishery Trust has supported Lake Superior State University’s (LSSU’s) vision to expand its capacity of its former Aquatic Research Lab by constructing a new facility at the nexus of the upper Great Lakes. Read More
Nearly four years in the making, a new fishing access is finally coming to fruition. In 2018, the City of Cheboygan reached out to Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, looking for assistance in improving Major City Park. Erosion along the Cheboygan River was something we could tackle; fishing platforms turned out to be the answer, as they keep foot traffic to a minimum and preserve river banks. Read More