Fish Stocking in Lake Michigan

According to a recent article, stakeholders in the $2.3 billion fishing industry in Wisconsin feel that the 40% cut back of fish stocked in Lake Michigan over the last 10 years has contributed to the decrease in business for almost all lake shore businesses. A request made by the stakeholders to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to increase stocking efforts in Lake Michigan by over 40% the next three years is being considered by the DNR.

Learn more about fish stocking in Lake Michigan by accessing plans and reports in the Wisconsin Digital Archives . Here is just some of what you’ll find in the Wisconsin Digital Archives:

To learn more about fish stocking throughout Wisconsin, visit the DNR website.

Blog post written by: Abby Swanton, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning