Michigan State University Fishing Guidelines

Individuals who engage in recreational fishing in the Red Cedar River must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Maintain a current fishing license from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and license must be available for inspection at all time while fishing
  • Adhere to all fishing regulations established by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Only fish in the area designated along the north bank of the Red Cedar River west of the Kalamazoo Street bridge and to the southwest corner of the Brody Residence Hall Complex
  • Practice angling behavior that does not endanger the health and well being of others
  • No alterations of the landscape may be made and all trash should be properly disposed
  • Adhere to university ordinance 11.00 prohibiting launching motor propelled boating on university property
  • Fishing off any bridge is prohibited