The new Michigan Fish Advisory is out. The advisory lists which Great Lakes fish are fairly safe to eat, and which should be avoided.
In general, blue gill, crappie, yellow perch and rock bass are safer to eat than fish like carp, lake trout, white fish, and catfish.
Women of child-bearing age and children have to be especially cautious about eating too many fish, because chemicals in fish can potentially cause neurological damage.
State toxicologist Kory Groetsch says the level of mercury in locally-caught fish has stayed about the same over the past few decades.