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RV Coregonus Schedule

Fishing Wisconsin

2019 R/V COREGONUS CRUISE SCHEDULE

Time Period Purpose Area Gear

January 1 - March 31

Winter layup and vessel maintenance

Sturgeon Bay Gill net and trawl repair
April 1 - 11 Equipment /Launching and prep work Sturgeon Bay Change oil, general maintenance, load tank
April 12 - April 29 Offshore stocking brown trout Green Bay stocking out of Marinette Stocking tank / Oxygen,
 Regulator – Anti-foam
May 3 - May 21 Juvenile Whitefish Assessment Lake Michigan and Green Bay GMGN 2 - 3 1/2"
2 - 2 box gangs
May 24 - June 4 Lakewide assessments Lake trout and burbot NE Reef / Near shore Milwaukee

GMGN 2 1/2 - 6"
3 - 2 box gangs

As soon as practical Travel to Milwaukee Milwaukee  
June 7 - June 18 Yellow Perch spawning assessment Southern Lake Michigan Gill net / Dive Gear
Late June to End of July Vessel and gear maintenance Sturgeon Bay  
July 26 - August 4 Juvenile Whitefish Assessment Northern Lake Michigan and Green Bay Trawling equipment
Semi- balloon otter trawl
August 9 - September 3 Yellow Perch assessment / Whitefish Green Bay

Trawling equipment
Y.P. otter trawl

September 14 and 15 Large Vessel Safety Training TBD  
September 2 - October 5

Hydroacoustic Survey?
Bloater Chub Assessment?

Algoma / Baileys Harbor GMGN 1 1/2 - 3"
1 box GMGN, 2 box std
As soon as practical Travel to Milwaukee Milwaukee  
October 16 - November 1 Lake Trout Spawning
Wound Scarring
Strain experiment
Milwaukee inshore

Sheboygan Reef

GMGN 4 1/2 - 6"
2 - 2 box gangs (inshore)
1 - 3 box gang (MLR)
As soon as practical Travel to Sturgeon Bay Sturgeon Bay  
November 4 - November 26 Whitefish spawning survey
Juv. whitefish nets set deep
Cardy's Reef, Schauer Park,
Baileys Harbor Area
GMGN 3 1/2 - 5 1/2"
GMGN 2  - 3 1/2"
As soon as practical Travel to Milwaukee Milwaukee  
November 29 - December 15 Yellow Perch Milwaukee GMGN 1 - 3 1/4"
As soon as practical Sturgeon Bay / winter lay up Sturgeon Bay