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Wildlife Commission to discuss fishing regulations



Proposed fishing seasons and regulations for the next two years will be on the agenda when the Nevada State Board of Wildlife Commissioners meets in Las Vegas Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26 at the Clark County Government Center. The meetings are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Among the proposals related to fishing regulations are changes to bag limits on some Nevada waters and the establishment of artificial lure only waters at Smith Creek Reservoir in Lander County and Dacey Reservoir at the Kirch Wildlife Management Area in Nye County. The other reservoirs at Kirch would be unaffected by this change. The Nevada Department of Wildlife is also recommending a regulation change that will clear up confusion about legal limits at Nesbitt Lake in Lincoln County.

Also on the agenda will be possible regulation changes relating to electronic access of big game tag draw results within 48 hours after completion of the draw and provisions for defining the edible portions of various game species.

The commission meeting agenda and support information is available online at www.ndow.org under the commission tab on the menu.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, and promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety. NDOW’s wildlife and habitat conservation efforts are primarily funded by sportsmen’s license and conservation fees and a federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear. Support wildlife and habitat conservation in Nevada by purchasing a hunting, fishing, or combination license. For more information, visit www.ndow.org.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.