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|Dwindling food supply sending salmon away from Lake Huron|
|Written by Port Huron TImes Herald|
|Tuesday, 29 March 2005 13:47|
A lack of Lake Huron salmon again this year is causing some avid fishermen to retreat to Lake Michigan in hopes of snatching the popular sport fish.
State fish researchers say the food salmon has preyed on for a decade, the alewife fish, is almost gone from Lake Huron. Salmon are following the food to Lake Michigan, leaving anglers here with a dwindling supply of fish.
Fishermen and businesses are trying different strategies in Lake Huron until a new food source, the rainbow smelt, can increase the salmon population.
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