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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open under Hatchery-Supported Regulations on June 7

RALEIGH, N.C. – Anglers fishing in mountain waters designated as “delayed-harvest” can keep the trout they catch beginning at 6 a.m. on June 7, when regulations change to “hatchery supported.” Under hatchery-supported regulations, in effect through Sept. 30, anglers can keep a maximum of seven trout per day, with no…


Recreatonal License and Boat Registration Changes

Visit: http://www.gadnr.org/pdf/FactSheetLicenseChanges4-11-08FINAL.pdf


Fish Busters’ Bulletin – New Rules for Florida’s Freshwater Fisheries

Florida earned the title “Fishing Capital of the World” by coupling its great resources with responsible management of those resources by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Relentlessly driving home the message of how people can and must be responsible stewards falls under the purview of the FWC…


Meeting Set to Discuss Northern Pike Management on Lake Superior

BAYFIELD Wis. — A public meeting to discuss the status of northern pike in Lake Superior and potential changes in fishing regulations for the lake will be held in Ashland on June 11. Fisheries biologists from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will provide survey information on Lake Superior northern…


Boaters Reminded of Regulations

JACKSON– As warmer weather approaches, many boaters are heading to area waters in force.  With that increasing interest, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges boaters to become familiar with the new regulations before heading out on the water. Game and Fish officials often note many boaters in violation for…


Ask The Wyoming Game and Fish

Q. What is the possession limit for fish?  Do fish in my freezer count towards the possession limit or is the possession limit the total number I can have with me while fishing? A. The possession limit is the same as the daily creel limit.  Page 3 of the fishing…


Fishing Season Opens Saturday

The traditional opening of fishing season, and the official launch of summer in Idaho, is Saturday May 24. Unless listed under regional exceptions in the rule book, fishing is open on Idaho rivers and streams from May 24 through November 30. Most lakes and reservoirs and ditches and man-made canals…


DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters and Seasonal Shellfish Closures

Reclassification Opens 1,607 Acres in Mt. Hope Bay and Kickemuit River, and Closes 119 Acres in Upper Narragansett Bay and 33 Acres in Great Salt Pond on Block Island PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management has announced that seasonal shellfish closures will take effect at sunrise Saturday, May 24….


Minnesota DNR Reminds Anglers of New and Changed 2008 Fishing Regulations

Several fishing regulations have been added or altered for 2008 and anglers need to be aware of the changes before heading out to fish Saturday, May 10, for the statewide walleye opener, said Ron Payer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries section chief. Additions or changes for 2008: 2008…


DFG Announces Changes to Recreational Groundfish 2008 Fishing Regulations

Emergency regulations to restrict recreational fishing for groundfish in northern California to depths of less than 120 feet went into effect today. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced that the regulations are now effective in both state and federal waters. The new depth restriction began May 1 in…