has decreased effort slightly in last 20 years although there is a shift
upwards again in the past 5 years or so.
effort in Canadian and US waters.
different. In US waters lake whitefish are targeted. In Canadian waters effort is mostly
targeted at walleye and yellow perch in southern lake Huron with a minor
amount targeting lake whitefish. In
northern lake Huron the trapnet fishery targets lake whitefish, similar to
the US trapnet fishery.