It’s a good winter to be a predator fish in Lake Superior along Minnesota’s North Shore.

“Lake trout, chinook salmon, coho salmon, anything that likes to eat little silvery fish are living their best life right now in Lake Superior,” said Cory Goldsworthy, the Lake Superior area supervisor with the Minnesota DNR.

The reason, Goldsworthy explained during a recent WTIP interview, is that lake herring had a very successful year of recruitment in 2022 into the lake’s overall population of the prized species.

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