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Michigan agency stocked 1.1M fish in waterways last fall

January 30, 2019

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it stocked more than 1.1 million fish in waters around the state last fall.

The fish were released at 153 locations . Combined with earlier efforts in the spring and summer, the department says the total number of fish stocked last year topped 22 million.

Nine species were targeted. They were Atlantic salmon, channel catfish, brook trout, brown trout, coho salmon, rainbow trout, lake sturgeon, walleye and muskellunge.

Several other fisheries management units also stocked fall fingerling walleye.

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