June 4 meeting on proposed fishing regulations for Saginaw Bay, associated waters

Interested anglers encouraged to attend, or share comments via email by July 1.
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Press Release

May 28, 2015

Contact: Todd Grischke, 517-284-5826; Jim Baker, 989-684-9141 ext. 62678;
or Ed Golder, 517-284-5815

Public invited to June 4 meeting to learn about proposed fishing regulations for
Saginaw Bay and associated waters

The Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting Thursday, June 4, in Bay City, Michigan, to discuss two fishing regulation proposals for Saginaw Bay and associated waters. 

Close-up of a yellow perchThe meeting will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 S. River Road (M-13). The public is invited to attend to learn more about the proposed fishing regulations, ask questions and provide comments and feedback.

The DNR is proposing changes to the management of walleye and yellow perch in Saginaw Bay. If changes are made, these regulations would go into effect beginning April 1, 2016.

Additional information about the proposed changes is available online, including a May 14 press release and a one-page or six-page summary detailing the proposed changes

Public comments also will be accepted through Wednesday, July 1. Anglers who wish to comment on the proposed regulation changes should send an email to DNR-SaginawBayFishRegs@michigan.gov.

The DNR expects to present a final proposal to the Natural Resources Commission in October 2015.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.