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FWC Approves New Freshwater Bass Conservation Measures

FWC Approves New Freshwater Bass Conservation Measures

At its meeting Thursday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved sweeping changes to streamline bass regulations and increase effectiveness. Commissioners meeting at the Florida Institute of Public Safety near Tallahassee approved implementation of new black bass conservation measures, which will go into effect July 1. Anglers will…


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…


TPWD to Consider Sweeping Deer Hunting Regulation Changes

AUSTIN, Texas -The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has transitioned away from political boundaries for the purpose of monitoring white-tailed deer populations and toward biologically-based communities or Resource Management Units (RMUs). The department has identified 33 unique RMUs across the state having similar soils, vegetation types and land use practices…


DNR To Hold Sept. 23 Public Meeting to Review Zumbro River Smallmouth Bass Regulations

Smallmouth bass catch-and-release regulations on a 12-mile stretch of the Zumbro River from the Lake Zumbro dam to the Minnesota Highway 63 bridge in Zumbro Falls will be the subject of an upcoming public meeting, according to the Minnnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The meeting is scheduled from 6:30-9…


New Striped Bass and Mountain Trout Regulations Go into Effect July 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 18, 2008)– New regulations affecting striped bass anglers fishing in eastern North Carolina rivers and trout anglers fishing in public mountain trout waters will go into effect July 1. Two striped bass regulations, which were developed jointly by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division…


Gov. Sanford Signs New Santee Cooper Striped Bass Regulations

Governor Mark Sanford signed new striped bass regulations into effect on May 21, 2008 for the Santee Cooper system. The new regulations will act as a first step to combat the population decline of the striped bass fishery in the Santee Cooper System by reducing the amount of fish an…


Barbless Rules in Effect for Catch-and-Release Bass Seasons

MADISON – Anglers gearing up for the May 3 opener of catch-and-release bass fishing season in the northern zone and on other waters with bass catch-and-release seasons should note a regulation change. From May 3 through June 20, bass anglers in the northern zone or any other water body that…


Smallmouth Bass Regulations Change on Lake Sharpe in 2008

PIERRE, S.D.—Anglers who fish on Lake Sharpe should be aware that the slot-size limit for smallmouth bass has changed for 2008. The 2008 Lake Sharpe smallmouth bass protected slot will require all fish greater than 14 inches but less than 18 inches in length to be released.  Harvest of one…