This guide provides best practices for charter operators, captains, crew and customers to minimize the risk of COVID-19 for charter fishing in southern Lake Michigan. The guide covers measures that operators and customers can take before, during, and after a fishing trip, including social distancing, cleaning and personal protective equipment.
This document is available through the Purdue University Extension Education Store at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=ID-520-W.
This guide identifies commonly stocked fish and problem fish that may be encountered in Indiana ponds. It includes full-color pictures and information about sunfishes, other panfish, sport fish, catfishes and bullheads, carp, suckers and buffalo, and minnows and shiners.
For more information, visit https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=FNR-584
Indiana Master Watershed Stewards are trained volunteers who understand how watersheds work and are willing to help with watershed improvement efforts in their communities. Master Watershed Stewards complete a 12-week training program that pulls together information from scientists, researchers, and watershed management professionals. Topics will include how watersheds function, what factors affect watershed health, how water is managed for human use, and how volunteers can play a part in promoting watershed health and appreciation.
For more detailed information, visit Indiana Master Watershed Steward
The Great Lakes are home to eight species of salmon and trout. These species can be difficult to distinguish from each other as they overlap in their distributions and change appearance depending on their habitat and the time of year. This illustrated, peer-reviewed, two-page guide, courtesy of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network, shows important body features and helpful tips to identify and distinguish between salmon and trout species in the Great Lakes.
This document is available through the Purdue University Extension Education Store at https://edustore.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=FNR-579-W
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This session was one of the largest at the 60th annual IAGLR conference, with 18 oral presentations, 1 poster presentation, and 1 facilitated discussion period. The full list of abstracts (with author contact information) is included as Appendix 1. This session was well-attended throughout the day, with as many as 70 people attending the individual talks.
This item is a vinyl fish ruler with an adhesive backing for anglers to place the ruler either in their tackle box or attached somewhere in their boat. They can use the ruler to measure their catch. In addition to the ruler, there is information for Indiana anglers concerning the Fish Consumption Advisories as written by the state.
For more information and to obtain a decal, please contact Leslie Dorworth.
The Southern Lake Michigan Water Safety Task Force brings together a variety of organizations, federal, state and municipal governments and individuals interested in promoting the wise and safe use of Lake Michigan waters through the collaborative efforts of sharing knowledge and resources and providing public education.
For more detailed information, visit Southern Lake Michigan Water Safety
- Fish for Your Health website offers quick safety and nutrition info
- 22 Ways to Prevent Pollution
- IISG and Purdue publication series addresses effects of climate change in Indiana
- Freedom Seekers curriculum connects students to the Underground Railroad, Great Lakes and science
- Lake levels workshops highlight the need for information sharing