About Us
Michigan DNR is home to the Michigan Historical Center; as well, as Fisheries Division serving in lead agency role to protect and manage fisheries within Michigan waters of the Great Lakes, including licensing of state and commercial fisheries and educational heritage interpretive efforts at Oden Hatchery Visitor Center.
Colonial Michilimackinac, Mackinac State Historic Parks
State Historic park where you can explore local Straits area fisheries history exhibits.
DNR Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center Info
Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island
Fort Mackinac (1781-1895) on Mackinac Island features a fisheries history exhibit related to the fishing and the fishing industry of the Straits area.
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum hosts Grand Fish, Grand River fisheries education exhibit.
Manistique Marina
Public marina where active commercial fishing vessels can be viewed.
Outdoor Adventure Center Info
Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Info
Whitefish Point State Dock
Active commercial fishing vessels can be viewed at Whitefish Point State Dock.
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website providing history and information about state licensed commercial fishing in Michigan
Collections and research relating to Mackinaw State Historic Parks and Straits area.
This educational program offers opportunity for schools and classrooms to raise salmon - from eggs to smolt - then release them in the spring. This project is supported classroom activities on relevant topics correlated w
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