Know Your Michigan Fish: The Burbot

Burbot, photo by Christopher Morey Michigan Sea Grant has this (and more) to say about burbot: Lota is an ancient name for this fish, which has many common names. These include lawyer, eelpout, cusk, and freshwater cod. The last name is appropriate, because the burbot is a member of the cod family. Although sometimes referred … Continue reading Know Your Michigan Fish: The Burbot

Three Trout

Three Trout, Photo by Christopher Morey The Watershed Center advocates for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and protects its 1,000-square-mile watershed across Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim and Kalkaska counties. Today’s photo by Christopher Morey was the winning shot from their 2011 photography contest. You can see a few at that link and see all of … Continue reading Three Trout