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TPWD Proposing Changes to Bass and Catfish Fishing Regulations; Drum and Amberjack Size Limits

AUSTIN —Fisheries staff with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are considering proposals to adjust bass and catfish fishing regulations in specific waters and areas, move saugeye under walleye harvest regulations, and clarify length limits on black drum and amberjack and rules prohibiting snagging of fish with pole-and-line. The proposed…


General Assembly Passes New Catch, Possession Limits on Spot, Whiting, Atlantic Croaker

General Assembly Passes New Catch, Possession Limits on Spot, Whiting, Atlantic Croaker

A recent amendment to the South Carolina Code of Laws (50-5-1705) is now in effect. The amended section reads as follows: It is unlawful for a person to take or possess in any one day more than fifty of a combination of the following: spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), whiting (Menticirrhus spp.),…


Gulf Red Snapper Opens Recreationally Oct. 1 in State, Federal Waters

Gulf Red Snapper Opens Recreationally Oct. 1 in State, Federal Waters

The recreational harvest of red snapper will open Oct. 1 in state and federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In state waters, which are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf, the season will remain open through Oct. 21, closing on Oct. 22. In federal waters, which…


Mille Lacs Lake Regulations Changed To Boost Walleye Population

Mille Lacs Lake Regulations Changed To Boost Walleye Population

Regulations that will limit the harvest of walleye and potentially increase the harvest of northern pike and smallmouth bass will be implemented on Mille Lacs Lake this spring as part of a multi-year effort to rebuild the lake’s legendary walleye population, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)….


Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

LITTLE ROCK – The weather is warming, official spring is approaching, and many Arkansans are getting into fishing mode. This is a time when state record fish are often landed. Catching such a fish is just the beginning step in getting into the record books with your prize from lakes,…


2013 Striped Bass Season for Roanoke River Opens March 1 in N.C.

2013 Striped Bass Season for Roanoke River Opens March 1 in N.C.

WELDON, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open the entire Roanoke River Management Area to striped bass harvest from March 1 through April 30.  The Roanoke River Management Area includes the Roanoke River and tributaries from Roanoke Rapids Lake Dam downstream to Albemarle Sound,including the Cashie,…


Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Adopts a Notice of Intent for Black Bass Regulations in the Atchafalaya Basin, Henderson Lake and Lake Verrett Complex

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Adopts a Notice of Intent for Black Bass Regulations in the Atchafalaya Basin, Henderson Lake and Lake Verrett Complex

(Feb. 8, 2013) – Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a notice of intent that would remove the 14” minimum length limit on black bass in the Atchafalaya Basin, Henderson Lake and Lake Verret Complex.  LDWF biologists made this recommendation based both on results of an LDWF study…


CA DFG Publishes Printable and Interactive Steelhead Zone Maps to Assist Anglers

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has created and posted two different Steelhead Report and Restoration Card (SHRRC) location code maps to help anglers easily identify location code boundaries and accurately report their catch. The newly available maps include a printable pocket guide for use in the field and…


Spring Chinook Must Be Released on the Kalama River

Action:  Kalama River anglers must release all spring chinook salmon. Species affected:  Chinook salmon. Effective dates: May 29 through July 31, 2012. Location:  From the boundary markers at the mouth to the upper salmon hatchery.  Reason for action:  Through May 18, six hatchery adult spring chinook have returned to Kalama Falls Hatchery, well below…


Daily Limit Increased for Hatchery Spring Chinook at Drano Lake

Action:  Up to six hatchery spring chinook may be retained. Up to 4 may be adult chinook.   Species affected: Chinook salmon Effective dates:  May 26 through June 30, 2012   Location: Drano Lake downstream of markers on point of land downstream and across from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery and upstream of Hwy….