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Public Hearing Set for Proposed Marine Rule Hearing

Posted August 4, 2015 By NewsEngine

CONCORD, N.H. – A public hearing on proposed marine rule changes affecting haddock fillet length, white perch sale, and oyster rakes, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, N.H. 03801.

The Fish and Game Department is proposing to amend Fis 603.09(h) to reduce the minimum fillet length for haddock from 13 to 10 inches, to readopt with amendment Fis 603.23 to prohibit the sale of white perch, to readopt with amendment Fis 605.01 to clarify that harvesting oysters with hand rakes is allowed, and amend Fis 609.03, 610.02 and 610.03 to provide for the sale of raw shell-on lobster tails in New Hampshire.
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources today announced a change in fishing regulations for Mille Lacs Lake that will help attract more national bass tournaments to the area.

National bass tournaments could draw thousands of anglers to the region, benefiting area resorts and businesses. The rule change, announced today by DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, will allow anglers to sort bass that are shorter than 18 inches, and keep the largest fish – a rule change that is essential in securing national bass tournaments.
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Maryland’s Proposed Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons

Posted August 4, 2015 By NewsEngine

The proposed 2015-2016 late waterfowl hunting seasons and bag limits are now available. The Maryland Department of Natural Resource (DNR) will accept public comment on the proposed regulations through August 17, to be finalized in early September after DNR reviews citizen input and obtains approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

The proposed youth waterfowl hunting days are November 7 and February 6. These special youth hunting days are part of a national effort by USFWS and state wildlife agencies to increase participation in the rich tradition of waterfowl hunting.

The proposed regular duck season opener would run October 10 through 17. The second and third split seasons would be November 14 through 27, and December 15 through January 30.
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