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Michigan Sea Grant Fishery Workshop


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The Michigan Sea Grant is hosting their annual Lake Michigan Fishery Workshop in Spring Lake, Michigan. The workshop is on March 3 and runs from 8:30AM-3:45PM. The workshop includes the following:

8:30: Registration, Coffee and Rolls

9:00: Welcome by Chuck Pistis of Sea Grant

9:15: The Appearance of the Bloody Red Shrimp in the Great Lakes by Steve Pothoven of NOAA and the GLERL

10:00: 2006 Great Lakes Charter Data Results by Donna Wesander of the MDNR

10:30: Break

10:45: Factors Influencing Brown Trout and Coho Salmon Management in the Great Lakes by Dave Clapp of the MDNR

11:30: Avian Botulism in the Great Lakes and it's Implications for the Fisheries by Brandon Schroeder of Sea Grant

12:00: Lunch (Included)

1:15: The Changing Lake Michigan Forage Base: Status and Trends by Chuck Madenjian of the USGS Great Lakes Science Center

2:00: Introduction for Online Reporting for Charter Operations by Donna Wesander of the MDNR

2:30: Will There be a Michigan Hunting and Fishing License Package? by Denny Grinold of the Michigan Hunting and Fishing License Task Force

3:00: VHS (Viral Hemorrhagic Septicimia) in the Great Lakes: Update and Status by Gary Whelen of the MDNR

3:45: Adjourn

The cost is $14.00 by February 27 and $17.00 at the door. The registration fee includes the coffee and rolls, lunch, and all listed topics.

This is a great public opportunity for all Great Lakes Fishermen to ask questions, voice their opinions, and learn about extremely important topics regarding our fishery.

If interested in receiving more of the payment details, location, etc., feel free to PM me or reply to this message.

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