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Interested in fishing? Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is hosting a series of Lake Michigan fisheries workshops in March. Anglers, charter captains, and lake enthusiasts are all invited to attend these free events. No registration is required. 

Michigan City, Indiana

When: Wednesday, March 4, 6:00 – 8:30pm CT

Where: City Hall, 100 E Michigan Blvd, Michigan City, IN 46360

Topics: Steelhead movement, predator diets, yellow perch populations, cisco and lake whitefish competition

Speakers: Benjamin Rook (USGS Great Lakes Science Center), Ben Breaker (Central Michigan University), Scott Koenigbauer (Purdue University), Jacob Sawecki (Michigan State University), Mitchell Zischke (Purdue University, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant)

Partners: City of Michigan City, United States Geological Survey, Central Michigan University, Michigan State University, Purdue University, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Chicago, Illinois

When: Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 – 8:30pm CT

Where: Chicago Maritime Museum, 1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609

Topics: Lake Michigan story map, yellow perch and sucker populations, trophy salmon and trout in Illinois

Speakers: Kristin TePas (University of Illinois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant), Charlie Roswell (Illinois Natural History Survey), Scott Koenigbauer (Purdue University), Karen Murchie (Shedd Aquarium)

Partners: Chicago Maritime Museum, Illinois Natural History Survey, Shedd Aquarium, Purdue University, University of Illinois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois

When: Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 – 8:30pm CT

Where: Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club, 301 North Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096

Topics: Trophy salmon and trout in Illinois, predator diets, yellow perch populations, Lake Michigan story map

Speakers: Kristin TePas (University of Illinois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant), Charlie Roswell (Illinois Natural History Survey), Greg Byford (Michigan State University), Austin Happel (Shedd Aquarium)

Partners: Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club, Michigan State University, Shedd Aquarium, Illinois Natural History Survey, Purdue University, University of Illinois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

 

For more information, contact Mitch Zischke at mzischke@purdue.edu.


Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is a part of University of Illinois Extension and Purdue Extension.

 

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