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Lake Erie Management Unit

The Lake Erie Management Unit (LEMU) encompasses all of the waters that drain into Lake Erie. Our work area includes all or portions of the following counties: Hillsdale, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. The LEMU covers a diverse array of inland waters and nearshore Lake Erie from a field office located in Waterford.

Status of the Fishery Resource Reports

Status of the Fishery Resource Reports contain the results of major fisheries surveys on Michigan lakes and rivers.

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Contact Us

  • LAKE ERIE BASIN COORDINATOR:

    Jim Francis, 517-242-3593

    Waterford Fisheries Station

    7806 Gale Road Waterford, MI 48327

    FISHERIES UNIT SUPERVISOR:

    Sara Thomas, 734-718-0474

    FISHERIES BIOLOGISTS:

    John Buszkiewicz, 248-296-2498

    Covers: Detroit, Rouge, Ecorse, Huron & Raisin river watersheds

     

    Vacant 

    Covers: field implementation Lake Erie Grass Carp Response Plan

     

    Cleyo Harris, 248-221-0328 

    Covers: St. Clair, Black, Belle, Pine, Salt & Clinton river watersheds

     

    FISHERIES TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR:

    Todd Somers, 248-666-8463 

     

    FISHERIES TECHNICIANS:

    Dennis Tar 

    Eric Plant 

    Cody Salzmann