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Black Lake Sturgeon: Stocking is paying off

By Howard Meyerson ONAWAY, MI – Preliminary findings from a sturgeon mark-and-recapture study in August on Black Lake show that most are stocked and raised in a hatchery, a small number are wild, and a large percentage are juveniles. The … Continue reading

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Black Lake sturgeon study assesses state stocking effort

By Howard Meyerson ONAWAY, MI – A study now underway to determine the status of young sturgeon in Black Lake is expected to shed light on the success of the state stocking program there.  Approximately 1,100 mature sturgeons are thought … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Restoration: DNR plans streamside rearing station on Muskeon River

By Howard Meyerson MUSKEGON, MI — It is hard to imagine the era on Lake Michigan when Great Lakes sturgeon were abundant, a period when these great, large and unusual fish swam freely in our waters, ran up our rivers … Continue reading

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Moving on: Boardman River dam removal goes into Phase II

  By Howard Meyerson TRAVERSE CITY – Anglers and paddlers can once again access the Boardman River in the vicinity of the former Brown Bridge Dam which was removed in the fall and winter of 2012. State and other officials … Continue reading

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