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FWP seeking public comment on proposed fishing changes

Commission

Mon Dec 18 16:56:06 MST 2017

On December 7, The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved two proposed changes for the 2018 Fishing Regulations for public comment.

Changes that have been proposed are:

  • Increasing the walleye bag limit on Canyon Ferry from 12 to 20 daily, with only 1 over 20 inches.
  • Establishing a snagging season for kokanee on Newlan Creek Reservoir from October 1 through October 31; 35 daily and 70 in possession.

The comment period will be Dec 15 through January 14, 2018.  Individuals may view the proposed changes, rationale and submit your comments on the FWP website:  fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/fishing/pn_0084.html, FWP Fishing or by mail to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620, c/o Don Skaar, Fisheries Division.