Last spring, an incident involving gunfire on Wisconsin’s Little Saint Germain Lake in Vilas County put tribal fishermen in danger and interfered with court-affirmed treaty rights.

Going into the 2021 spearing season, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlifee Commission (GLIFWC) wardens and an interagency network of law enforcement officers are planning to conduct patrols along Ceded Territory waterbodies where tribal harvesters engage in fishing activity.

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