Shanty Removal this Weekend Lake St. Clair
According to the Michigan DNR, Lake St. Clair area permanent shanties must be removed before sunset Sunday February 27, 2022.
Shanties in the northern Lower Peninsula must be removed by midnight Tuesday, March 15. Those counties include Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Bay, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Clare, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Isabella, Kalkaska, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Montmorency, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon and Wexford.
Ice shanties in the remaining counties of the Lower Peninsula must be removed by midnight Tuesday, March 1.
The end of ice fishing season means it is time to start preparing for spring fishing. Are you boater safety certified? In Michigan, anyone born on or after June 30, 1996, must successfully complete an approved boater safety education course to operate a vessel. Complete boater safety online at Michigan.gov/RecreationalSafety.
For more information on all fishing opportunities, go to Michigan.gov/Fishing.