Dept. of Natural Resources: New lake trout bag limit for Lake Michigan effective Jan. 1, 2021

Lake trout in net.

Contact: Brad Eggold, DNR Great Lakes District Fisheries Supervisor or 414-303-0138

New Lake Michigan lake trout regulations take effect Jan. 1, 2021. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will reimplement a lake trout bag limit and season for Lake Michigan beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The new bag limit and season will mirror previous lake trout regulations. The open season will now run from Mar. 1 to Oct. 31 with a new daily bag limit of two lake trout.
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