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Southern Lake Michigan Management Unit
The Southern Lake Michigan Management Unit (SLMMU) encompasses all of the waters that drain into the southern portion of Lake Michigan. Our work area includes all or portions of the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Livingston, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ottawa, Shiawassee, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw. The SLMMU covers a diverse array of inland waters and nearshore Lake Michigan from a field office located in Plainwell.
Status of the Fishery Resource Reports
Status of the Fishery Resource Reports contain the results of major fisheries surveys on Michigan lakes and rivers.
Southern Lake Michigan Contact Information
Plainwell Customer Service Center
621 N. 10th Street
Plainwell, MI 49080
Jay Wesley, 269-204-7057
Fisheries Unit Supervisor:
Brian Gunderman, 269-251-2645
Addie Dutton, 989-778-0389 (Mona [Black Creek], Grand River, Pigeon River and Macatawa River watersheds)
Matthew Diana, 269-910-0157 (Kalamazoo River, Black River, St. Joseph River and Galien River watersheds)
Fisheries Technician Supervisor:
Ed Pearce, 231-357-4052
Matt Smith, 269-204-7056
Mike Wilson, 269-204-7058