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The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past, present, and potential

United States. General Accounting Office

The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past, present, and potential

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Fisheries -- Great Lakes (North America),
    • Fisheries -- Great Lakes (North America) -- History.,
    • Fishery policy -- Great Lakes (North America)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH219.6 .U54 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4692650M
      LC Control Number77604378

      Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Industry—Past, Present, and Potential. Washington, D.C. 98 (Environmental Protection Agency) and Environment Canada. (shelved 1 time as commercial-fishing) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving.

        Feds probe Great Lakes commercial fishing the statement reads “The searches are pursuant to an investigation into potential violations of the Lacey Act.” U.S. Attorney Patrick A. In , Michigan and Ohio commercial fishermen netted , pounds of goldfish in western Lake Erie, the only Great Lake that yields enough to market. Michigan waters produced about 78 percent.

        Commercial fishing, once a Great Lakes way of life, slips away Food insecurity for U.S. households last week reached its highest reported .   Sustainable fishing in the Great Lakes means supporting fish that are part of a huge lake ecosystem in which issues such as invasive species or environmental pollution can negatively affect fish populations. Great Lakes fisheries are overseen by provincial, state, and tribal agencies, as well as Canadian and U.S. federal governments.


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The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past, present, and potential by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Industry--Past, Present, and Potential CED Published: Publicly Released: Highlights; View Report (PDF, pages) Share This: Additional Materials: Full Report: View Report (PDF.

The U.S. Great Lakes Commercial ’ Fishing Industry--Past, Present, And Potential Overfishing, predators (sea lamprey), con- taminants and increasingly restrictive State regulations have reduced the U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry to a mere shadow of.

Get this from a library. The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past, present, and potential: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office,]. 67 commercial fishery harvest, which have had the largest effects on the Great Lakes commercial The U.S.

Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past fishing industry. 69 70 Fishing gear 71 Several types of fishing gear were used at one time or The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry--past by commercial fishers on 72 the Great Lakes, including trotlines, dip nets, haul seines, pound nets, gill nets, trap nets, fyke.

Commercial Fishing Was Important Historically For Great Lakes Fishing The fish that inhabit the waters of this region have always been an important part of this area's economy. Consequently, throughout the history of the region the fishing industry has been a source of controversy and change.

Commercial fish catch data (called production) were published by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission in (Technical Report No.3) and covered the period A supplement covering the years was released inand a revised edition covering the. In the past several decades over 50 species have been represented in the Great Lakes commercial fisheries landings—although like many fisheries a few species tend to dominate.

In order to better understand the commercial fisheries of the Great Lakes, we looked at landings data from – to answer some basic questions about this fishery.

Commercial Fishing on the Great Lakes. The state-licensed commercial fishery looks very different than it did 50 years ago. There was a time when Great Lakes commercial fishing was a huge industry with thousands of licenses employing tens of thousands of people.

The modern commercial fishery has been consolidated and streamlined. / Used Great Lakes Fishing Vessel For Sale, Powered by Detroit, Allison transmission, 30" Crossley net lifter, Last drydockedGRTNet Ontario Southern Ontario: $90, CDN: FV 62' x 18' x 5'8" Used Stapleton Fiberglass Fishing Charter Boat For Sale, 12 overnight PAX/can be configured for 24 PAX.

History of state-licensed Great Lakes commercial fishing. Early History. The Rise of Recreation and Modern Commercial Fishery. The Current Commercial Fishery. References.

Early History. A state-licensed commercial fishery has been a part of the Great Lakes fisheries management strategy since the first non-resident licenses were issued in Great Lakes Fishing Georgian Bay Fishing (baskets of fish). Great Lakes fishing is an asset that is protected and developed, not only for its economic potential but also for those who just enjoy spending a day by the side of a river or in small fishing boats trying to catch “the big one”.

Great Lakes, chain of deep freshwater lakes in east-central North America comprising Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and are one of the great natural features of the continent and of the Earth.

Although Lake Baikal in Russia has a larger volume of water, the combined area of the Great Lakes—s square miles (, square kilometres)—represents the largest. Sport fishing, commercial fishing, and Native American fishing represent a U.S.$4 billion a year industry with salmon, whitefish, smelt, lake trout, bass and walleye being major catches.

Many other water sports are practiced on the lakes such as yachting, sea kayaking, diving, kitesurfing, powerboating, and lake surfing. The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry: past, present, and potential: report to the Congress / by the Comptroller General of the United States.

By United States. General Accounting Office. Abstract. v, 98 p. Topics: Fisheries--Great Lakes. This book commissioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was the first published in the s and is newly republished by the museum. Incorporated in a touching story of a young boy paying a summer visit to his great uncle is a comprehensive summary of facts about commercial fishing.

Wonderful pen and ink drawings illustrate every aspect. Great Lakes - Great Lakes - Fishing and recreation: Commercial fishing was once a primary industry on the lakes, but the decline of the more desirable species led to its collapse. A limited amount of commercial fishing is still carried on, however, for species such as whitefish.

Emphasis has switched to sport fishing based on coho and chinook salmon, lake trout, walleye, and rainbow trout. When the northern port of the Ohio Canal was awarded to Cleveland it profited indirectly from the fishing industry along the Great Lakes, handling large quantities of fish caught elsewhere for transshipment to Ohio hinterland markets.

During the s, commercial fishermen moved out into the main fetch of the lake, significantly increasing. The age-long history of fishing on the Great Lakes is as awe-inspiring as the lakes themselves.

In the early days, local Native American tribes fished the Great Lakes for survival. Later on, commercial fishing emerged as a new industry creating business and income for the locals. But it came with a hefty price. At the start of the 20th century.

Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Industry--Past, Present, and Potential () The Justia Government Accountability Office site republishes public reports retrieved from the U.S. GAO These reports should not be considered official, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Justia.

Summer fishing on Lake Superior can present successful fishing trips for anglers using a variety of tactics. Lake trout fishing is generally consistent, and anglers concentrate on the bottom in deep water ( feet and deeper) by jigging or trolling. Commercial Fishing on the Great Lakes. Dating back to the mid s, the Great Lakes commercial fishery is one of the oldest in this part of the world.

It didn’t take long for the industry to become a giant part of the economy, both in Canada and the U.S.Aquaculture is a dynamic sector. It has not yet reached its full potential, mostly due to the comparatively high costs of fish culture.

In the last decade, improvements have been noted, especially in the culture of highly valued commercial species such as shrimp (Far East and Latin America) and fish such as salmon, seabream and turbot. The relationship between U.S. states and Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes Region is unique, and relies on goods flowing both ways.

For U.S. companies in the region, 78% of the imports they bring in from Canada are “intermediate goods”, which are raw materials, parts and components, and services that are used to produce other goods and.