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Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board

Lake Michigan commercial fishing catch

 

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The Wisconsin Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board reviews and considers applications to transfer a license, recommends to the department harvest limits and formulas for the allotment of individual licensee catch quotas when the department establishes harvest limits and assists the department in establishing criteria for identifying inactive licenses. The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board may advise the department on all other commercial fishing matters relating to Lake Michigan. 

Charlie Henriksen - Chair - chenriksen3@gmail.com

Dan Pawlitzke - Secretary - DANP3037@gmail.com

Todd Stuth - toddstuth@bhfishco.com

Mark Maricque - mmaricque@gmail.com

Rick Johnson - ricksracing8@yahoo.com

Mike LeClair - smokefish@susieqfishco.com

Brett Schwarz - schwarz@excel.net

March 14, 2024 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting will convene to discuss commercial fishing issues including Lake Whitefish, Lake Trout and bycatch reporting. 

Jan. 22, 2024 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting will convene to discuss commercial fishing issues. The Election of Board members will occur at this meeting. 

Dec. 4, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss the transfer of a commercial fishing license.

Nov. 6, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues.

Aug. 28, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

July 10, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

April 10, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Feb. 20, 2023 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Nov.  8, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Sept. 20, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

July 14, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

May 12, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

April 4, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Feb. 21, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Jan. 10, 2022 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Dec. 2, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Oct. 4, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Sept. 13, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Aug. 9, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

June 22, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

May 24, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

April 19, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

March 18, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Jan. 14, 2021 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Dec. 10, 2020 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Nov. 12, 2020 - The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting convened to discuss commercial fishing issues, including Lake Whitefish.

Contact information

For Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board-related questions, information requests, written comment submittal, or registration to speak at a Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board meeting or listening session, please contact:

Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board Liaison - Miranda Westphal - miranda.westphal@wisconsin.gov
920-493-7593
110 S. Neenah Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

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