Posted by: Bob Payne | May 25, 2011

Lake Huron salmon fishery decline is a learning moment for others

Seven years ago, the Lake Huron chinook salmon fishery collapsed due to a variety of elements — all largely caused by human activity. The downfall rippled through the lake economy, costing communities and fishers millions of dollars. Teeming with salmon, Lake Huron had annual yields of 75,000. However, fishing in 2010 showed only 3,200, a reported record low.

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