Outdoor Adventure Center - Fisheries Day: History of Michigan's Largest Commercial Fishing Industry

Date:  June 29, 2019  
Time:  02:00 PM - TBD
Location: Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207

Contact: Outdoor Adventure Center, 844-OAC-MDNR (844-622-6367)

commercial fishermen sorting fish on a boat

This lecture documents the history of Michigan’s largest commercial fishery on Saginaw Bay from the 1850s to current times. This 150-year visual history includes archival photos and rare film footage from fisheries around Saginaw Bay. Join us for a fascinating look back at the origins of Michigan’s fantastic fishing industry!

Included with the price of Outdoor Adventure Center admission.

Part of Fisheries Day at the OAC, chance to learn about Michigan’s amazing fisheries. From fish identification to casting practice, you will find something for you in this fun and educational day. Representatives from the DNR Fisheries Division, Flygirls of Michigan and the Clinton Valley Trout Unlimited will join us for this exciting event, which also will include some fishing in the morning.