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MDNR sets new daily perch limit


February 6, 2019

LANSING — Fisherman will have to settle for keeping fewer perch when fishing in Michigan waters this spring, as the Michigan DNR has imposed new daily limits for yellow perch.

Starting April 1, the possession limit has been reduced from 50 to 25 fish per day on most state waters.

Locally, the exceptions include those fishing on Lake Gogebic in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties. Lake Gogebic has a limit of 25 fish per day, with no more than five of those fishing being 12 inches or longer.

Lake Erie will still have a 50-fish limit.

The reduction in legal limits, which the Michigan Natural Res...

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