Detroit River enjoys a longer walleye run

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 May 23rd, 2019 by Keith Worrall  253

Modified May 23rd, 2019 at 8:53 PM

DETROIT — In between the General Motors world headquarters at the Renaissance Center, with its 73-story hotel tower on the U.S. side, and the bright lights of the Ontario province-owned Caesars Windsor casino on the Canadian side, are a lot of fish that maintain a dual citizenship of sorts.

For the walleye, muskellunge, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, white bass and the occasional sturgeon that swim the Detroit River, either seasonally or as permanent residents, there is an international boundary out there somewhere, but it matters not to them. The fish are here to feed, or spawn, or both, and the fishermen follow, bouncing from one nation’s jurisdiction to the other, often several times in the same outing.

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