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      DNR fishing for feedback from Upper Peninsula anglers

      The Department of Natural Resources is looking for input from anglers on the experimental trout regulations in the Upper Peninsula.

      The Department of Natural Resources is looking for input from anglers on the experimental trout regulations in the Upper Peninsula.

      The Department of Natural Resources' Fisheries Division is evaluating the regulations.

      As in 2013, anglers will have the opportunity to harvest 10 brook trout per day on five Upper Peninsula stream segments during the 2014 trout season.

      The 2014 Michigan Fishing Guide specifies where the 10 brook trout possession limit applies on portions of the East Branch Ontonagon, East Branch Huron, Dead, Driggs and East Branch Tahquamenon rivers.

      Angler harvest, effort and opinion data gathered from these and other U.P. waters will allow comparisons to be made among streams with different regulations. Anglers can provide their input in three different ways:

      Talking to creel clerks who will be stationed on some streams.

      Completing and mailing postcards that may be left on their windshields at fishing locations.

      Submitting an online survey related to their U.P. trout fishing excursions.

      The DNR encourages anglers to ensure their voices are heard by providing, through any of the three reporting methods. the most complete and accurate information possible.