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Atlantic Snook to Close in Florida State, Federal Waters

Atlantic Snook to Close in Florida State, Federal Waters

The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters closes June 1. Snook will reopen for harvest in Atlantic federal, state and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, on Sept. 1. Snook remains closed for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state waters, including Everglades National…


Gulf Amberjack Closes in Florida State, Federal Waters June 1st

Gulf Amberjack Closes in Florida State, Federal Waters June 1st

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters closes June 1. Greater amberjack will reopen for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters Aug. 1. State waters in the Atlantic extend from shore to 3 nautical miles and in the Gulf from…


New Striped Bass Regulations For Delaware River Take Effect in Pennsylvania on April 1

Harrisburg, PA – Licensed Pennsylvania anglers fishing the Delaware River and Estuary can now harvest striped bass and hybrid striped bass from April 1 through May 31, a season which has been closed by the Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) since 1992. Under the new regulations, adopted by the PFBC…


Proposal Would Change Date to Remove UP Boundary Waters Ice Shanties in Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a proposal to change the date that ice shanties would need to be removed from Upper Peninsula boundary waters. Currently, ice shanties are required to be removed from all UP waters by midnight on March 31 of each year. The…


January Texas Coastal Scoping Meetings to Cover Flounder, Shark, Reef Fish, Kayak Guide Proposals

DICKINSON, Texas — The Coastal Fisheries Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a series of five public scoping meetings Jan. 6-15 in various communities to discuss potential changes to Texas fishery regulations. At the meetings TPWD will be scoping several items for the upcoming 2009 statewide hunting…


New Fishing Regulations in Michigan Expand Opportunities, Limit Smelt Harvest

Michigan anglers will have several new opportunities, but also will face a new restriction, because of fishing regulation changes approved at the Nov. 6 Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing. Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries signed fisheries orders that extend the spearing season through the ice for pike…


ASMFC Approves Maryland’s Request to Extend the 2008 and 2009 Recreational Striped Bass Seasons

Non-quota Management Approved for the First Time Annapolis, Md. — Today, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Striped Bass Management Board (ASMFC) approved Maryland’s request to extend the 2008 and 2009 recreational striped bass seasons. The decision also approved an alternative non-quota based management strategy for the fishery’s spring season….


Amendment to the 2008 Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishery Schedule in Alaska

The Chitina Subdistrict will be open from 12:01 a.m. Monday August 18 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 24. There will be no supplemental harvest during this fishing period. This announcement does not change the eleventh opening of the Chitina Subdistrict, which will remain at 12:00 noon Tuesday August 12 through…


Youth-only Fishing Day at the Homer Spit in Alaska, Saturday August 16

A portion of the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit will be open to fishing only by youths 15 years of age and younger on Saturday, August 16, from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The youth-only fishing area will be posted. The remainder of the Fishing Lagoon will…


Amendment to the 2008 Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishery Schedule

The Chitina Subdistrict will be open from 12:00 noon Tuesday August 12 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 17. There will be no supplemental harvest during this fishing period. This announcement does not change the tenth opening of the Chitina Subdistrict, which will remain at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday August 5 through…