|•Some viable walleye stocks exist and
only need to be maintained. Others(Saginaw Bay and Georgian Bay) are
|•Yellow perch are widely distributed and
an important sport and commercial species. Recent year class fluctuations,
especially in main basin stocks have caused downswings in catch but perch
fisheries in Saginaw Bay and elsewhere have remained relatively strong. Managing
for healthy perch fisheries may mean conservative harvest strategies.