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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-1733


Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application

[36 Pa.B. 5658]
[Saturday, September 2, 2006]

   Under 58 Pa. Code § 71.7 (relating to triploid grass carp), the Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) may issue permits to stock triploid grass carp in Commonwealth waters. Triploid grass carp are sterile fish that may, in appropriate circumstances, help control aquatic vegetation. The Commission has determined consistent with 58 Pa. Code § 71.7(e)(3) to seek public input with respect to any proposed stockings of triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of more than 5 acres.

   Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, objections or suggestions about the notice to the Executive Director, Fish and Boat Commission, P. O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000, within 10 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments also may be submitted electronically by completing the form at If an acknowledgment of electronic comments is not received by the sender within 2 working days, the comments should be retransmitted to ensure receipt.

   The following applications to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres are currently undergoing staff review:

Applicant Water Location of Water Description of water Nature of Vegetation
to be Controlled
Bessemer Rod &
Gun Club c/o
Robert J. Gordon
Bessemer Rod &
Gun Club Lake #5
Bessemer Township
Lawrence County
The 22-acre lake that discharges to Hickory Creek. Fish barrier constructed out of a double-screened outflow pipe. The outside mesh is 0.4 inch and the inside mesh is 0.25 inch Curly-Leaf Pondweed
Heart Lake
Association c/o
Philip L. Donahue
Heart Lake New Milford/Bridgewater Townships
Susquehanna County
The 43-acre lake that discharges to Hop Bottom Creek. Three fish barriers are constructed out of rebar, rebar and chain link fence and rebar and fine mesh at the lake outlet. Eelgrass and Algae
Mormon Lake Association c/o
Ted Dutchess
Mormon Lake Ridgebury Township
Bradford County
The 12.5-acre lake discharges to Miller Run. The fish barrier is constructed out of 1 inch chain link fence at the lake outlet. American Elodea

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1733. Filed for public inspection September 1, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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