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Cisco explosion in Lake Superior may be largest on record

Jun 26, 2023 09:59AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: A cisco, or lake herring. The small fish has had a population explosion in Lake Superior considered great news for the lake's ecosystem. The Bemidji Pioneer / U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

By John Myers - The Bemidji Pioneer - June 26, 2023

A small, native fish in Lake Superior is having a population explosion, great news for the big lake’s ecosystem but maybe a mixed blessing for anglers.

The lake’s population of cisco, sometimes called lake herring, have rebounded with a massive group of young fish coming up through the system.

To read the full story, visit The Bemidji Pioneer site here. 

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