Great Lakes Angler Blog

New Laker Size Limit for Northern Huron

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Share |

LANSING, MI – New minimum size limit regulations for lake trout and splake on northern Lake Huron take effect today. The Department of Natural Resources today announced new lake trout and splake regulations in the northern portion of Lake Huron, specifically for Management Units MH-1 and MH-2 (see descriptions below). The changes will be implemented on June 14, 2012, and include:

A daily possession limit of three (3) lake trout or splake

A minimum size limit for lake trout and splake of 15 inches

A possession season from May 1 through Sept. 30

Additionally, the revised regulations set the lake-wide minimum size limit for lake trout and splake at 15 inches throughout Lake Huron.

These regulation changes affect the following Lake Huron fishing ports:

MH-1 Ports: Cedarville, Cheboygan, DeTour, Hammond Bay, Mackinaw City, Rogers City and St. Ignace

MH-2 Ports: Alpena, Black River, Presque Isle and Rockport

These regulations will remain in effect until March 31, 2017, or until Fisheries Order FO-200 is amended or rescinded, whichever comes first. While these regulations may be reviewed and amended annually, a review of these regulations will occur no later than Aug. 1, 2016.

MH-1 and MH-2 Legal Descriptions


MH-1 is bounded on the west by the Mackinac Bridge, on the north by an east-west line from the village of DeTour in Chippewa County at Latitude 46°00'N to the west shore of Drummond Island and an east-west line from the east shore of Drummond Island at Latitude 46°00'N to the international boundary, and on the east and south by a line beginning where Longitude 083°30'W intersects the international boundary near Drummond Island in Chippewa County and extending southward along said longitude to Latitude 45°30'N, then extending westward along said latitude to Longitude 083°40'W, then extending southward along said longitude to shore about 3.5 miles southeast of Adams Point in Presque Isle County.

MH-2 is bounded on the north by MH-1, on the east by the international boundary, and on the south by an east-west line extending from the shore about 1 mile north of Black River in Alcona County at Latitude 44°50'N and extending eastward along said latitude to the international boundary.
 
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.



Recent Posts



Tags

Smart Guide Publications Walleye tournament Tip-Up Grand Rapids Ultimate Outdoors Show Pharmaceuticals Personal Flotation Device Lake Huron BASSMASTER Shipping NMEA Walleyes Reef Runner Tom Neustrom PulseTech Apps Bristol Bay Salmon DSC thieves Kill switch Deck Plate Scott Glorvigen Normark Water Buddies Bass Pro Future Fisherman Foundation Stabenow Knife sharpening exotic species Aqua-Vu Tight Lines Jewelry Seakeeper gyro Swedish FireKnife 580P lenses trailer tongue DuraSafe JBL Green Bay, Wisconsin Tommy Skarlis Oculus yachtpaint.com Gill NA Ranger toilet Sport Shows Kevin Van Dam Slide Moor eZSplice Legend Gold Delorme Barry Brown Marine Shock Wave Chicago barrier Kurt Mazurek Kayak Bass Pro Shops Gift Card Rippin' Lips Wedding Ring Airmar MULL BLOG Hobie Camera mount Lights LOTSA Conservation Marathon U.S.S.A. Bass fishing Fuel Fish America Foundation Quantum Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls exotic invader ONIX Lund Boats Honda Rescue Boat Covers Fishing Clubs Hevi-Beads Lake of the Woods YUMphibian Technology Whale Patrick Hurst Contaminants Rig'N Tails 360 Bug bite relief Iaconelli Downriggers Plano Tackle Boxes Balog splice Home Port Marine Marketing One-Handle-Does-It-All System Shelter Brandon Newby Gull Lake Marine Aqualuma Tackle Bag ice fishing, Bro Show, Traditions Media Games Deep Sea Diver Fort Wayne, Indiana Tools Blue Heron Communications Boating USO Andrew Dordek CUSTOM JIGS 'N' SPINS Air show Turning Point Props Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel PRADCO SOG Uncle Norm's Whistler Spoon Marine Speakers Dave Genz Earth Day redfish Boating safety Soul5 Tackle Labs Rough Weather Tracker Marine Extreme Baitcast Reel Fish Hawk XD4 ODNR Z-Man Chronglobal BOLT Padlock Mustad The Harry Lure Silver Horde John E. Phillips Simrad Larson Electronics Keep Kool Innovative Outdoors Tournaments Buff theft Okuma Bad Elf Swanson-Russell boat rental Grab Rail Nautical Side Imaging Church Tackle Bibs Odd'ball Fin Spin Whale Pumps Chargers Rods Hamlin Martin-Flory Micro-Mobile Pro Viewing Case Great Lakes Troller Catfish www.bigweeniebrand.com Jeff's Tackle Shop jeffstackleshop.com ASA B.A.S.S. Lake trout Rugged Shark bimini top Shoremaster Speakers Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series Coast Guard YUM Ultimate Flannel Shirts Insurance Storage Absolute Outdoor, Inc. Radio Accessories Clam Knives Telescoping JIggler Long Rod clubs RedHead Coleman TRAC Ecological Fishouflage tree stand injury Brown trout CLASSIC Beckson Marine Deck Plate Aluminum Deep V Series Bait Holder Bug repellent Lures New Zealand fitness Gear Boat lifts Swim Whizz Lowrance Marine Lighting Milennia MIL-iDock Sun protection Fiberglass boat ABT Izaak Walton League DuraSafe Electronics Lock ChartSelect LCWCC Lock Navigation binoculars Dollohan Soft Jigwobbler Traxstech ShowSpan Rippin Lips Invasive species SeaLife Cameras New Lures Marine Radio Flat Slider 75 Extended Warranty Mike Seymour Frigibar Weather Buoy Muskie Lure Matt Serbenski Wake Fishing WeatherStation weather GPS for Lightning Connector Kevin VanDam YUM Dinger Mack's Lure LineGrabber Homeport Marine Marketing Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs Pro Polish Pop-Up LED Bowlights Promise Keeper Mystery Tackle Box Mosquito repellent PFDs Gene Larew cruzin Trade Shows Mark Zona Hunting spreader light Port of Indiana Trout Unlimited Angler 175T Rubrail Brad's Gunnison, CO Minnesota Minn Kota marlin Legend Extreme Tyee JVD ATV Beckson Boat maintenance Gary Giudice Jonathon VanDam Ice Features BoatUS Angler Bait head MUSHING iPilot Link Ultracoat Lake Assault Tournament Grade Circle Hooks Costa Sunglasses Dollahon PLB Monel Metal Aquatic AV WFN Macho Minnow thieves trailer tongue Scott Martin METS Lund Coleman cooler Lake Superior Mercury Marine National Guard mudsnail Dave Mull Side Thruster Yamaha River Fishing Personal Flotation Devices Todd Sokolow Ranger VS1780 Costa Video FRIDAY FUNNIES Sphaera Marsh Madness LineSnubber Lake Erie Radial Spreads Wind Power Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing KVD Speedbag MWC Black Earth Creek Skamania Mania Power La Mar Bass Snow-Shoe Tip-Up Olcott, NY Rain gear Northland Big Bear Products Serious Shine Evinrude Lake Michigan Lakemaster Bro Brosdahl ABT X-2 Countdown Up Stream Hydration Back Pack Optima Chaco Oakley Sunglasses Magnum Flow-Troll Cabela's McMurdo Sportsman's rights jigs Thermacell Indiana DNR Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plate Launch ramp New York Team Aqua-Vu Mark Chmura NAIFC Championship WileyX Youth USCG Ethanol Skarlis Records tackle storage STRATTEC Global Spectrum Bass Pro Shops St. Croix Bass lure Volvo Penta KVD Cannon Headgear Prosepec Electronics Ravenswood Media Rapala Plano Synergy Holland Masters Walleye Circuit Contest Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plates and Kits Kindle book Lake Ontario Venice, Louisiana Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Chatterbait Bass Pro Shops Four-Person Dome Tent with Screen Porch iPhone Topwater SeaEra QC award Beckson Marine great lakes Shurhold Louie Stout Catch & Cook Baitcast Fishing Pole BBQ Lighter Foul weather gear University of Buffalo Batteries inReach Size limits Fishing Aqua Vu Jerky 1675 Pro Guide InvisaSnap Soo Locks Footwear Wild River series KVD Speedbag Wormfile Cliff Pace Ditch Practical Sailor Michigan City, Indiana Asian carp Synergy Outdoors Grady-White Insect repellent iPilot Bait Rigs EZ BoatPort USSA Bethel University LakeMaster Western States Version Princecraft iPad Scholarship BoatUS IGFA Titan Chain Streams Acme Blue Collar Outdoors Line Recycle Bin Tournament Black Velvet Rushton Gregory BASSMASTER CLASSIC AmVets Multi-species Wounded Warriors Goby Muscle Squared 65 Endura Sunglasses radar Manistee Reese EVOLVE FISHING CO Boats Steve Wood GPS Speedometer Lead High school bass fishing Fiberglass tiller Northwest Indiana Steelheaders Electronics Angler Alabama Rig Army Corp of Engineers Salmon Brian Brosdahl Forage Minnow Interlux Dogs Frabill Ranger Boats Conservation Berkley CMP Global Sheldon's Safety Multitools Corey Schmidt treestand injury Traditions Bob Schmidt Orca Fin System Accon Marine Traditions Media Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo sunglass Tides Jeff Wenzel Custom Jigs & Spins Faria OHIO hardbaits Slender Spoon Onyx Marine NewsWire Yamaha ATV Gravity AKOYA Matt Straw VMC Mr. Twister Rovermax LR 100 Ice Fishing Kayaks Full Throttle Triton Boats Bheestie Bag Husky Jerk RAT FINKEE Swim bait Walleye Bristol Bay Humminbird Andrew Semprevivo TRAC Lighting On board Dave Mull Blog Ditty bag Ascend FLW Alaskan Michigan DNR Green Bay Oshkosh Raritan St. Croix Rods Spencer Yachts South Haven, Michigan Clay Dyer Boat names Marine General Vick Davis Instruments blue marlin Jack Links Wildlife Forever Brite Wash EZ Splice Fasteners F-Series Storm Gear spoon Glacier Glove Dan Egan Free Fishing Weekend Lip-Stix Ryan Kleckner Shoes Wisconsin Safe boating Crankbait Net USCGA Hobie Pro Angler Mazurek Jeff Gustafson Dunkirk, NY Audio Sunstream Boat Lifts News/Social spinning rod Plano Owners tournament Glorvigen Moisture Muncher EZ Dock Mary Snyder Strike King MATE USA Niagara Falls dock lines Costa Del Mar Mack's Lures Line Grunden's Gary Dollahon Michigan HELLA Evolve Marcum Boat US Alaska Boga Ryan Wilson Torpedo Divers Sharpeners Tim Popfinger Autotether Salmon Unlimited of Illinois Rain suit News South Haven Mag Light Betsy Ned Rig

Archive