A leading Wisconsin sportfishing advocate is urging anglers to provide input as the Department of Natural Resources considers changes to commercial whitefish rules in Green Bay and Lake Michigan.
"If you enjoy catching walleyes, muskies, whitefish or other species in southern Green Bay, it's time to put your two cents in," said Mike Arrowood, chairman of Walleyes For Tomorrow. "Some things could be on the horizon that would be only negative to sportfishing."
Based on shifts in whitefish abundance, the DNR is mulling changes to its commercial fishing framework for the species.
Although the agency has yet to release a proposed rules change, commercial interests have been seeking higher whitefish quotas in southern Green Bay or the ability to use unfilled quotas from other zones in the lower bay.
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