Lake Michigan salmon season arrives with April

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 Mar 31st, 2019 by Keith Worrall  272

Modified Mar 31st, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Farm pantry shelves filled with canned tins of tuna fish and pink salmon are a familiar fixture and key ingredient to sustain our family menus during the meatless Fridays of Lent.

But after some useful fishy information from a student in one of Purdue University Northwest classes I teach, I’m ready to kick this canned fish habit in favor of a fresher local option along our Lake Michigan shoreline.

Noah Dujmovich, 19, of Valparaiso is a freshman at the Purdue University Northwest campus in Westville and one of the students in my Comm 114 Introduction to Public Speaking course. He is also an avid fisherman who has been casting a line since age 9, crediting his grandfather, Tom Jalovecky, with originally sharing his family hobby.

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