|• MDNR started stocking mainly Little Manistee
River strain rainbow trout in 1993 (naturalized stock 130 years in Lake
|• They since moved to cessation of stocking
domestic strain rainbow trout.
|•The catch rates of rainbow trout in U.S. waters
of Lake Huron jumped in 1995 due to this change in strain.
|• Catch rates declined in 1998 but have
increased since and the 2000 catch rate was above the long-term average.