by Wisconsin Sea Grant

Four Sea Grant programs in Great Lakes states have joined forces to produce an updated guide that will help anglers identify what they catch.

Salmon and Trout of the Great Lakes: A Visual Identification Guide” is a free, downloadable resource that will help people spot the differences in species that can be quite similar in appearance.

What’s more, the guide has clear, colorful illustrations of the fish at various life stages, since the same species can look remarkably different during its life span.

Staff from the Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois-Indiana and New York Sea Grant programs came together to release the guide earlier this spring.

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