Recreational fishing is a multimillion-dollar industry in Michigan, and species like the steelhead are particularly popular among anglers. Michigan State University scientists partner with the state’s Department of Natural Resources to conduct fish health exams each year to keep fish populations strong. And chances are when you catch any fish in Michigan, a Spartan likely had a hand in ensuring it stays healthy so future generations of fishing enthusiasts can enjoy fishing the state’s lakes and rivers.
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