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No red herring: First batch of cisco going strong at Jordan River hatchery


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As part of a 10-year plan to bring back Lake Huron’s once-abundant cisco — also called lake herring — and restore another slice of the lake’s native fishery, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Jordan River National Fish Hatchery began rearing ciscoes from 1.4 million eggs brought into the hatchery last November, with plans to deliver the first batch of 750,000 fish to outer Saginaw Bay this fall.  Read the full story by the Gaylord Herald Times.

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why plant another fish that eat alewives ? Thought only the feds wanted a so called natural lake. Long been my belief that the MI DNR was going along with the fed school of thought and not admitting it. The heads of the fishery division need to explain this and personally I think fired.

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