Does Your Salmon Have A Hole In It? Throw It Back.

August 29, 2017

Anyone fishing on the Columbia River through October needs to make sure their fish doesn’t have a hole in it. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife are saying that they have released Chinook salmon into the river, but due to a drug used when they were moved to the river, they are not safe for human consumption.

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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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