According to the Detroit News, the Michigan DNR and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians are teaming up to bring back Arctic grayling to Michigan.

Arctic grayling were once prevalent in the streams and rivers of Michigan, until they were wiped out for various reasons about 100 years ago. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians has been researching how to make this happen for several years.  A re-introduction was attempted about 30 years ago but failed. Now, new methods learned from the state of Montana's re-introduction of these fish will be utilized.

I've seen people on outdoor shows fishing for these things in northern Canada and Alaska for years, but never knew they were native to Michigan. I guess I should have figured with a city named Grayling....

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