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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

Public Comment Perioed on Fisher Management Plan Extended

Due to a technical problem that has been corrected, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is extending the deadline to submit public input on a draft fisher management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), to June 11.  A link to the “Draft Fisher Management Plan” in the center…


Additional Shellfish Areas in Suffolk County Closed Following Detection of Marine Biotoxin

Lands Temporarily Closed Pending Further Tests The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that additional shellfish harvesting areas in particular bays off on the north shore of Long Island have been temporarily closed due to the detection of a marine biotoxin. The closure impacts approximately 5,200…


Public Hearing June 17, 2008, on Marine Rule Changes Affecting Lobster Size Limit; Shad and River Herring Management

DURHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold public hearings on proposed marine rule changes to the maximum size limit of lobsters and on Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Public Information Document (PID) for Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Shad and…


FWC Officers Arrest 2 for Snook, Lobster Violations

Two Miami-Dade County men face a total of seven charges following a routine inspection May 24 in the Florida Bay near the Channel 5 Bridge in Monroe County. FWC Officer Liz Riesz found 33-year old Adel A. Fontes of Miami-Dade County scaling a snook and observed another snook already scaled…


Juneau Area Freshwater Streams Open To Fishing For Hatchery King Salmon

Juneau – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that king salmon sport fishing regulations, for freshwater drainages crossed by the Juneau road system which are open to sport fishing, will be liberalized to provide recreational anglers additional opportunity to harvest hatchery king salmon.  These new regulations will…


Juneau Terminal Saltwater Harvest Area Open To Fishing For Hatchery King Salmon

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that king salmon sport fishing regulations in the hatchery terminal harvest area (THA) near Juneau will be liberalized, to provide additional opportunity to harvest hatchery king salmon.  The new regulations will be in effect in the Juneau THA  from 12:01 a.m….


Snook Season Closes Statewide

The recreational harvest season for snook closes on June 1 in all Florida waters.  Snook season will reopen statewide on Sept. 1. Seasonal harvest closures protect Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future.


Ask The Wyoming Game and Fish

Q. Does Wyoming allow night fishing? A. In general, fishing is permitted 24 hours a day unless otherwise provided for specific waters.  If a water has closed fishing times, it will be listed in the exceptions sections for each drainage area on pages 20-30 in the fishing regulations booklet. -WGFD-


Lifetime Licenses Make Great Graduation / Fathers Day Gifts

CHEYENNE– The old saying of giving a gift that keeps on giving wasn’t coined with the hunting and fishing community in mind, but it is certainly appropriate when that gift involves a lifetime hunting and fishing license. Lifetime bird, small game and fishing licenses were established by the Wyoming legislature…


Nesting Swans Delay Access to Some Sand Creek Ponds

The continued nesting success of trumpeter swans at the Sand Creek Wildlife Management Area in the Upper Snake Region will once again delay access to portions of the area until July 1. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has restricted fishing and public access to Ponds 4 and 2…