DNR Releases New Opportunities for Dip-Net Anglers

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New opportunities for dip-net fishingMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)The Department of Natural Resources has released new fishing opportunities for dip-net anglers.

The dip-net season has been modified and will now open statewide on March 20, as opposed to its previous date of April 1. Additionally, dip-net and hand-net seasons are no longer differentiated by peninsula and have been consolidated into a single season.

To increase netting opportunities, new species have been added to the list of species allowed for harvest with dip and hand nets.

Information about the new regulations will not be printed in the 2013 Michigan Fishing Guide available March 1, but will be available online at www.michigan.gov/fishing.

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