New for this year: A fishery workshop focused on the current research and information related to the status of the Lake St. Clair fishery.

Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division, will host an evening regional workshop dedicated to Lake St. Clair.

The workshop is open to the public, and will provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals, and other community members interested in attending.

When: 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 15
Where: VerKuilen Building Auditorium
21885 Dunham Road in Clinton Twp, MI 48036 – Entrance C
What: The workshop will include four talks, including:

  •  Todd Wills, Fisheries Research Biologist from the Lake St. Clair Fisheries Station will provide an update on the fishery.
  • Jason Smith (Michigan State University) will present his age-structured model that allows investigation into possible changes in the LSC muskie fishery.
  • Supervisor Sean Reynolds from the U.S. Border Patrol will speak on crossing the U.S. – Canada border for recreation and what boaters need to know.
  • Justin Selden and the St. Clair Reef Restoration Team will discuss the project: Restoring Spawning Habitat for Sturgeon and Native Fish.

The workshop is free, but registration is requested.

To register, please contact: Maureen Prisbe at (586) 469-6440 or
For program questions, contact: Justin Selden (586) 469-7139 or

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