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Sunday, February 1, 2015

DNR Spring Hearings

Paul Smith of the Journal-Sentinel has an article up today about some of the issues for the spring hearings. You can read the article here. The DNR Document with the questions is here.

A couple of local issues on the docket:

1.) Changes to some of the local the fish refuge rules:

2.) Walleye Bag and Size Limits

Pewaukee, Nagawicka and Pine would have a 3 fish, 18 in minimum as would Big Cedar and Gilbert Lakes in Washington County.

Lac Labelle size limit on walleye raised to 28 in minimum, with limit of one per day.


3.) Pike Bag and Size Limit Changes

32in minimum, 1 fish limit on Northern Pike for Pewaukee, Lac Labelle, Eagle Spring and Lu Lu Lakes.

4.) It looks like our local area will not have many lakes brought under the new 25/10 or 15/5 panfish provisions, but a couple of nearby lakes will be voted on: