Fish Tales Lecture Series Returns Virtually

Crossroads at Big Creek will share the science of Great Lakes fisheries through the Fish Tales Lecture Series, in partnership with the Door County Library. To participate in the presentations via Zoom or Facebook Live, visit to connect. All presentations will start at 7 pm.

The series will begin Feb. 18 with “The Science of Catching and Releasing Angler-Caught Bass,” presented by Steven Cooke of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He has completed numerous studies on the effects of catching and releasing bass and will discuss how to minimize fish stress when handling bass.

Upcoming presentations include “Where Fish Wander in Green Bay: Tracking the Movements of Walleye and Whitefish by Dan Isermann on March 4; “Using Science to Control Sea Lamprey in Lake Michigan” by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fisheries supervisor Jessica Barber on March 25; and “Great Lakes Mass Marking Program for Trout and Salmon: Better Fisheries through Better Science” by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fisheries biologist Chuck Bronte on April 8.


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