harbor; and in depths greater than 30 fathoms south of a line extending due west from
Grand Haven harbor only at such times as to coincide with an open season on chubs
established by the natural resources commission.
(e) Trap nets and pound nets maybe used in depths less than 15 fathoms January through
October and during December in the waters of Lake Huron
and connecting waters north of a line extending due east from Rogers City to the
(f) Gill nets with meshes not less than 8 inches, stretch measure, may be used in waters
of Saginaw bay south of a line from point Lookout in section 13, T19N, R7E, Arenac
county, to Sand point in section 11, T17N, R9E, Huron county.
(g) Trap nets may be used from April 1 to May 31, and from September 15 to November
30 in an area north and east of Sand point within the following described
boundaries: commencing at the monument on the westerly end of Sand point, thence
easterly to the section line between section 7, T17N, R10E and Section 12, T17N, R9E;
thence on a line due north for 2 miles; thence on a line due west to a point due north of
the monument on Sand point; thence southerly to the point of beginning.
(h) Trap nets, seines, and set hooks may be used in waters of Saginaw bay south of a
line from point Lookout in section 13, T19N, R7E, Arenac county, to Sand point in
section 11, T17N, R9E, Huron county; and west of a line extending from Fish point,
Tuscola county to the westerly point of Stony island, to the westerly point of North
island; thence to the westerly end of Sand point in Huron county.
(i) Trap nets, seines, and set hooks may be used in Lake Erie.
History: 1979 AC.
R 299.1075 Closed seasons; disposition of fish taken during closed seasons;
minimum perch size limit; violation.
Rule 5. (1) Sturgeon, pike-perch (yellow pickerel), blue pike, sauger, northern pike,
splake, coho salmon, chinook salmon, and Atlantic salmon, when caught live in trap
nets, pound nets, and gill nets, shall be returned to the waters immediately. Dead fish
of the species named in this subrule, when caught in trap nets, pound nets, and gill nets,
shall be dressed, iced, and disposed of in accordance with written disposal
instructions issued by a conservation officer and a locked metal seal shall be affixed to
each fish before arrival at dock or landing point.
(2) Lake trout and lake herring, when caught in gill nets authorized in Lake Superior,
may be sold if a metal seal is affixed to each lake trout pursuant to subrule (1). Lake
trout and lake herring, when caught live in trap nets, pound nets, and gill nets in Lakes
Michigan and Huron, shall be returned to the water immediately, and a metal seal shall
be affixed to dead lake trout and the trout disposed of pursuant to subrule (1).
(3) Chubs and lake herring may be taken only in Lake Superior.