Indiana are invited to a Lake Michigan yellow perch summit from 8:30 a.m. to
3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road.
attend in person or via webinar.
The goal of the
summit is to provide a forum where Lake Michigan anglers and fishery
managers can exchange information.
from the Indiana DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife, Illinois, Wisconsin, and
Michigan as well as tribal jurisdictions, will present the public with the
latest information on yellow perch in Lake Michigan and efforts to improve
and manage perch fishing. Anglers and anyone else with an interest in Lake
Michigan can comment on the information and offer input.
include the lake's changing ecology and its effect on perch populations and
fishing, and information on regulations.
The summit is being
hosted by the Lake Michigan Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission,
whose charge is to coordinate fisheries management among state, provincial,
tribal, and federal management agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
The event is free
for anyone who registers before Saturday, March 15. Late registration will
be available for $20 the day of the summit.
in person or through the webinar, participants should register on line at
glfc.org/lakecom/yp or by phone at (847) 294-4134. Webinar registrants will
receive URL information via email at a later date.