The Michigan DNR is moving forward with a series of regulation changes for pike and muskie. State fish managers are looking for feedback from anglers about the new rules. Here is what is being put forward for northern pike. The link below goes to the DNR page about the rules with links to more information and an optional survey of angler’s preferences.
1) Minimum Size Limit of 24 inches with a possession limit of two (2) fish.
2) No Minimum Size Limit with a possession limit of five (5) fish where only one (1) may be greater than 24 inches.
3) Protected Slot Limit between 24 and 34 inches and a possession limit of two (2) fish.
Read more: Public Review Sought on Michigan’s Northern Pike Regulations.