2000 Consent Decree for 1836 Treaty

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  • 2016 Implementation of the 2000 Consent Decree PDF icon

    This annual report documents sport, commercial, and subsistence harvest and effort by State and Tribal fishers as well as enforcement of regulations established by the 2000 Consent Decree.

  • Current Status of the Stocks Report (2017) PDF icon

    This annual report documents the status of lake trout and lake whitefish populations in the Treaty Management Units of the Great Lakes, as well as the process by which annual harvest limits are calculated for each species.

  • Lake Trout Long Report This report provides a detailed description of the statistical catch-at-age models used to describe lake trout populations in the 1836 Treaty Waters of the Great Lakes. It also describes the status of lake trout populations at the start of the 2000 Consent Decree.