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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

Walleye Bag Limits Will Increase on Some Northern Lakes

MADISON – Daily walleye bag limits will increase June 13 on 258 lakes in the Wisconsin Ceded Territory to reflect spring spearing harvest by six Wisconsin bands of Chippewa Indians. A daily bag limit of two walleye will increase to three walleye per day on 93 lakes. In addition, 165…


Yellow Perch Bag Limit Reduced For Lake Erie’s Western Basin

Twenty-five fish daily limit takes effect July 1 in waters west of Huron COLUMBUS, OH – Lake Erie anglers fishing in Ohio waters west of Huron are reminded that the 30-fish daily bag limit for yellow perch is reduced to 25 fish, effective July 1. The reduction, approved by the…


Coastal Fall Chinook Temporary Regulations To Be Set

Salem, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today directed ODFW to implement temporary fishing rules for coastal fall chinook salmon, and at the same time to consider modifications to original staff proposals. Department staff will reevaluate bag limit and area closure options for the Coos River/Bay and Isthmus…


Situk River King Salmon Sport Fishery to Start With Non Retention For Large Kings in 2008

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that any king salmon landed in the Situk River that is 20 inches or greater in length must be immediately released beginning at 12:01a.m., Monday, June 9. The bag limit for king salmon less than 20 inches in length is 10…


Summer Crabbing Season To Open in Puget Sound

OLYMPIA – Sport crabbers planning to fish for crab in Puget Sound this summer will find the upcoming season similar to last year’s, including catch-reporting procedures required by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Starting June 18, crab fishing will open seven days a week in the western…


Ask the Wyoming Game and Fish – 6/9/2008

Question. What are the regulations for bowfishing for carp and suckers? Answer. Carp and suckers are nongame fish and as such, they can be taken with a bow and arrow or crossbow and there is no limit.  It is illegal, however, to take game fish with archery equipment.  A listing…


Early Migratory Bird Seasons Set

Regulations for hunting doves, teal, rails and snipe remain consistent. JEFFERSON CITY- The Missouri Conservation Commission has set the dates for the 2008 early migratory bird seasons. The seasons approved on May 30 are based on proposed federal frameworks and are contingent on final federal approval. Migratory birds include dove,…


Lewis River Anglers Must Release Chinook Salmon

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Starting Saturday (June 7), anglers will be required to release any spring chinook salmon they intercept on the Lewis River under a new fishing rule approved today by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The new rule will be in effect until further notice from…


NOAA Outlines Annual Catch Limits to End Overfishing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today outlined a plan to establish annual catch limits designed to help restore federally managed marine fish stocks. Annual catch limits are the amount of each type of fish allowed to be caught in a year and are required by the 2007 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery…


Permits Needed Before Using Chemicals or Herbicides on Aquatic Vegetation

SPOONER, Wis. — Waterfront owners buying chemicals for weed treatments along and in their shorelines should know they need a Department of Natural Resources permit before using the product. The permit is necessary to insure proper use of the chemical and prevent harm to the lake or stream. “Aquatic plants…