Licensed anglers must retroactively purchase AIS prevention pass

May 19, 2017

Montana : All anglers in Montana, including those who have already purchased a fishing license for the season, must buy an aquatic invasive species prevention pass under legislation signed on Thursday. The Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Pass was approved as part of Senate Bill 363 in the final days of the legislative session. Gov. Steve Bullock signed the bill into law Thursday. This AIS pass will be required for all…

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Georgia to raise fees for hunting, fishing licenses

April 24, 2017

ATLANTA – Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a bill Tuesday increasing fees for hunting and fishing licenses. Fees after the increase on July 1 will be on par with surrounding states. Hunting licenses would rise from $10 to $15 and annual fishing licenses would increase from $9 to $15.

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MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR LAKE ERIE STEELHEAD 2016 – 2025

January 17, 2017

A 10-year Lake Erie steelhead management plan has been completed and is available for distribution. The plan describes the goals, objectives and strategies that will guide DEC’s actions and decisions related to management of the steelhead fishery in New York’s portion of Lake Erie over the next ten years (2016-2026). The primary goal of managing New York’s Lake Erie steelhead is to maintain a high quality fishery that provides a…

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25 Convicted for Illegal Possession of Lake Erie Walleye

August 29, 2016

More than 500 pounds of walleye meat recovered. COLUMBUS, OH – Twenty-five individuals were recently charged and convicted in Ottawa County Municipal Court following an investigation of out-of-state anglers exceeding the walleye daily bag limit, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

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