Protecting and Preserving Black Lake and the Surrounding Watershed

Posts Tagged ‘Stocking’


Posted on October 27th, 2016

Fish Stocking

Fish Stocking

The Black Lake Association formed a fish committee in 2008.  Its purpose was to provide a natural and /or supportive environment to increase the Black Lake walleye population while working with the DNR, universities and other organizations.  The ultimate goal was to establish Black Lake as a desirable walleye fishing destination.

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Posted on October 23rd, 2015

The dynamic story of northern Michigan’s Black Lake

DNRMention Black Lake (Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties) to many Michigan anglers and the first thing that pops into their heads is lake sturgeon.

There’s a good reason for that, Black Lake has a highly publicized spear fishery through the ice that draws both anglers and observers. But in terms of angling effort, Black Lake is really a walleye/northern pike/muskellunge lake, says Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Tim Cwalinski. And that’s been a focal point for management.

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