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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

PCB Clean-Up May Result in Incidental Taking of Fish From Calumet County Creek

MADISON – Activities associated with the cleanup of PCBs in Pine Creek in Calumet County, may result in the “incidental taking” of a fish listed as a state threatened species under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources is proposing for the project. TRC Environmental Corporation plans to remove poly-chlorinated…


Ask Fish and Game: Clearwater River Salmon

Q. In the 2008 Chinook rule brochure, the river location code lists Section 3 as the Clearwater River from the Railroad Bridge at Lewiston to the Cherry Lane Bridge, but the season description says I can fish upstream to the South Fork of the Clearwater. Can you clarify? A. The…


Public Meetings Set To Hear Angler Comments on Regulation Changes

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding 12 public meetings around the state to give anglers the opportunity to comment on the proposed fishing regulation changes for 2009. The input meetings are part of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s regulations-setting process. All the public…


ODFW Announces 2008 Summer, Fall Salmon Fishing Seasons for Columbia River

CLACKAMAS, Ore. ? The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today announced the upcoming summer and fall salmon seasons for the Columbia River, including the popular Buoy 10 fishery. While many ocean salmon fishing opportunities have been severely constrained for 2008, opportunities in the Columbia River remain comparatively stable. Public…


DLNR Holds Public Hearing on Rule Changes For Fishing In Kahului Harbor

KAHULUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 to discuss proposed fishing rule changes (Hawaii Administrative Rules Chapter 13-51) for Kahului Harbor, Maui. The hearing will be held at Lihikai Elementary School, 335 South Papa Avenue, in Kahului….


Boats Must Display Orange Decals

North Dakota boats displaying a green registration decal have an expired license, reminds Nancy Boldt, boat and water safety coordinator for the state Game and Fish Department. The current registration, which runs from Jan. 1, 2008 through Dec. 31, 2010, is an orange decal. All boat registrations with a green…


Atlantic Herring Landing Restricted

DURHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Fisheries Division today announced that effective May 1, 2008, commercial fishermen will not be allowed to land Atlantic herring taken from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Management Area 1A (located in the western half of the Gulf of Maine)…


Groundfish Regulation Changes Reconsidered for North Coast, Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas Will Not Be Implemented on May 1

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that it will not implement Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas (YRCAs) under 2008 groundfish regulations. The decision was made due to concerns that additional fishing restrictions could have a negative impact on local communities already burdened with salmon closures. “Because the department…


S.C. Freshwater Fishing Trends

Mountains Area – Piedmont Area – Midlands Area – Santee Cooper System – Rivers – South Carolina freshwater fish regulations (PDF) – Purchase a fishing license – Boat Ramp Locations For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Troll from the surface…


ODFW Announces 2008 Summer, Fall Salmon Fishing Seasons for Columbia River

CLACKAMAS, Ore. ― The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today announced the upcoming summer and fall salmon seasons for the Columbia River, including the popular Buoy 10 fishery. While many ocean salmon fishing opportunities have been severely constrained for 2008, opportunities in the Columbia River remain comparatively stable. Public…