Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Michigan DNR Fisheries Division to hold Public Meeting Apr. 4 at Portage Library

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division for a public meeting from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, to discuss local fishing proposals.

George Madison, Fisheries Manager for the Western Lake Superior Management Unit, will discuss new fishing regulations for northern pike and muskellunge and gather public comments about these regulations. People attending this meeting can also inquire about other fisheries management activities that are occurring in our area as well as statewide sport fishing regulation proposals.

Information about Michigan sport fishing regulations can be found on the Department of Natural Resources website at or you may contact George Madison at 906-353-6651 for further information.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit

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