Posts Tagged 'fishing rules'
Revisions to federal fishing regulations that have received widespread praise from competing interests are drawing a more cautious reaction from one commercial fishing group. Members of the National Coalition for Fishing Communities, which represents commercial fishermen in communities along all U.S. coasts, says it wants to ensure the Modern Fish Act does not diminish the nation’s main fishing law, which awaits reauthorization by Congress. To read the entire article, please click https://www.dailycomet.com/news/20181231/new-fishing-rules-continue-to-attract-attention
It’s not uncommon for the Bureau of Land Management and the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department to field questions from new anglers, floaters or others seeking to responsibly explore the Yakima River’s many recreation possibilities. More than 350,000 people each year visit the four BLM access sites in the Yakima River Canyon, according to BLM recreation planner Diane Priebe. Still more enter the water at various wildlife department sites in Kittitas County to enjoy the […]
The Manx government said that, from 8 January, every fishing vessel must report to a Manx port “for possible inspection” of its catch. The new rule comes after concerns about the accuracy of reporting. Scottish Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy Fergus Ewing said the changes “breach a fisheries agreement”. He added: “We cannot accept such an obviously restrictive measure that would damage our crews carrying out their legitimate fishing activities.” Dumfries and Galloway Council […]
Anglers have to go beyond the Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet to be legal when fishing portions of Lake Roosevelt this spring. Important rule changes made by the Fish and Wildlife Commission last fall were enacted to protect wild redband trout, but the changes were too late to be in the current printed regulations. Some important changes begin on Saturday. For example, the Sanpoil River Arm of Lake Roosevelt usually opens to fishing April 1 […]
Federal fishing regulators say potential changes to the rules that govern scallop fishing off of New England could be a priority in the coming years. The rules are a source of tension as fishing boats move into the waters off the northern Massachusetts coast to seek scallops. The New England Fishery Management Council passed a motion on Wednesday that says changes to management of the northern Gulf of Maine fishing area will be a […]