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    • $150,000 renovation of Salmon River fish hatchery done, more improvements coming

      Altmar, N.Y. — The Salmon River Hatchery, the flagship of DEC’s 12 state fish hatcheries, produces nearly all of the fish for Lake Ontario stocking efforts, including 1.7 million Chinook salmon, 240,000 coho salmon, 600,000 steelhead and 150,000 brown trout. It’s also, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, […]

    • 2017 Salmon Run: Upset angler wants littering ‘slobs’ to clean up act (video)

      Elaine Supp loves to fish and is thoroughly enjoying this year’s fall salmon run on the Salmon River, with several huge salmon to her credit. However, the 35-year-old Pulaski woman is absolutely disgusted by thoughtless anglers who litter the river’s banks with tons of trash during the fall salmon fishing […]

    • DEC Announces Successful Round Whitefish Stocking Program in Adirondacks

      Populations of Endangered Species Improving The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that its Rare Fish Unit’s Round Whitefish stocking efforts are paying off and the fish may soon be moved from the “endangered” to “threatened” species list. DEC Fisheries staff recently netted 15 Round Whitefish […]

    • NYDEC Announces Public Meeting Series On Trout Stream Management In New York State

      The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that public meetings will be held in each DEC region this fall to provide an overview of the state’s approach to trout stream management.  The meetings will also elicit feedback from trout stream anglers regarding their preferences and expectations […]

    • From Maine to Florida, Hearings on Atlantic Menhaden Draft Amendment 3 Are Scheduled

      The Atlantic coastal states of Maine through Florida have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The details of those hearings follows: Maine Dept. of Marine Resources October 5, 2017; 6 PM Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street […]

    • NYSDEC Announces Upcoming Changes to Commercial Fishing Limits

      New York State Summer Flounder Permit Holders: Effective Sunday July 23, 2017 at 00:00 hours, the commercial SUMMER FLOUNDER (FLUKE) fishery is CLOSED. This closure will remain in effect through Monday, July 31, 2017. Effective Tuesday August 1, 2017 the daily trip limit is set at 50 lbs. This trip limit will remain in effect until further […]

    • DEC Announces Opening of Dock Facilities at the Cape Vincent Fisheries Station

      Water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River have receded sufficiently to open the dock areas for fishing access and overnight dockage at the Cape Vincent Fisheries Station, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The picnic area is open. The public aquarium will […]

    • NYSDEC is seeking public comment on proposed crab and whelk regulations

      DEC Division of Marine Resources has filed a Notice of Proposed Rule Making to amend 6 NYCRR Part 44 Lobsters and Crabs and Part 50 Miscellaneous Marine Species.  This amendment will propose the following: 1) Require the use of terrapin excluder devices measuring one and three-quarter inches high by four […]

    • Fish & Wildlife Service will conduct sea lamprey survey in WNY waters

      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey crews will take to the upper Niagara River, lower Buffalo River and Cattaraugus Creek later this month to estimate the numbers of invasive sea lamprey in those waters, the federal agency reported today. The survey will be done between July 25 and Aug. 3. “The information gathered […]

    • DEC Announces Temporary Shellfishing Closure of Three Mile Harbor for Fireworks Weekend

      Temporary Closure Begins July 15; Expected to Reopen July 20 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the temporary closure of Three Mile Harbor in the town of East Hampton, Suffolk County, during the upcoming Clamshell Foundation’s 2017 fireworks event. The closure will begin at […]

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