Ebt Card Restrictions And Saltwater Fishing License Hike Await Gov. Jindal’s Signature | Wgno

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(WGNO) State lawmakers can celebrate the fact that they do not have to return to the State Capitol today. The legislature adjourned the 2014 legislative session Monday evening. Weve had a great session and I would like to thank the Legislature for their hard work, Gov. Bobby Jindal said. With their help, we have accomplished new achievements for the people of Louisiana. One of how to catch snook on the beach new legislation awaiting Gov. For more information http://wgno.com/2014/06/03/ebt-card-restrictions-and-saltwater-fishing-license-hike-await-gov-jindals-signature/

Saltwater and freshwater license-free fishing days begin June 7 – Lifestyle – Crestview News Bulletin

6 and Nov. 29 have also been designated license-free saltwater fishing days this year, and April 4 and 5, 2015 have been designated a license-free freshwater fishing weekend. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply on these dates. Scott said, Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World, and fishing is an economic engine for our state, providing jobs from Pensacola to the Keys. These designated license-free fishing days are a great opportunity for Floridians to celebrate summer with their families and loved ones, enjoy the freedom of the great outdoors, cast a line and get hooked on fishing. We hope visitors and residents alike will be able to join in the excitement of Floridas saltwater and freshwater fishing this year by participating in one of our license-free fishing days, said FWC Chairman Richard Corbett. This is an excellent opportunity to share the fun and togetherness of a fishing trip with the entire family or to introduce someone to a lifelong hobby of fishing. Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All about Saltwater and freshwater license-free fishing days begin June 7 – Lifestyle – Crestview News Bulletin

The Spokesman-Review: State offers fishing license upgrade deal

Cutthroat trout caught by an angler fly fishing on the Yakima River. (Rich Landers)

He feels recreational and boating concerns have done a much better job in recent years of getting the attention of public policymakers. If youre not sitting at the table, youre on top of the table being eaten, he said. Gabriel rejects claims by environmental groups involved in the matter, as well as some of their claims that ocean fish stocks, in general, are struggling. Theres good business for their business to say the oceans are depleted theres nothing left in the oceans. Nothing could be further from the truth; this nation has done a damn good job, he said. Do we have places, ways to go? Original post http://www.boatingindustry.com/news/2014/06/09/making-sense-of-the-magnuson-stevens-act/

Making sense of the Magnuson-Stevens Act | Boating Industry

Jeff Angers of the Center for Coastal Conservation

(Rich Landers) FISHING The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering current freshwater or saltwater fishing license holders the opportunity before July 20 to upgrade to a combination license for under$27. The upgrade will give those anglers all the fishing privileges of a combination license at the cost they would have paid if they had purchased one in the first place, said Bill Joplin, WDFW licensingmanager. Freshwater fishing license holders can purchase an upgrade to a combination license for $26.75 and current saltwater fishing license holders can upgrade to a combination license for$26.20. By purchasing theupgrade: Current freshwater license holders will gain access to saltwater fish, shellfish andseaweed. Current saltwater license holderswill gain access to fishing in lakes and rivers as summer draws near, as well as opportunities for shellfish andseaweed. Here are a few of the exciting fishing opportunities the WDFW is spotlightingthisyear: Salmon 2014 is shaping up as the year for salmon, with a forecasted return of more than 1.6 million Columbia River chinook salmon returning this fall which would be the largest since record keeping began in 1938. The ocean abundance of Columbia River coho salmon is also forecast to be about 964,000 fish three times as many fish as last year’s actual abundance. And, summer and fall chinook salmon returns to Puget Sound are expected to total nearly 283,000fish. Razor Clams Razor clam digs are listed through June 1, 2014. Original post http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2014/may/30/state-offers-fishing-license-upgrade-deal/

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