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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-1263



Special Regulation Designations

[53 Pa.B. 5858]
[Saturday, September 16, 2023]

 The Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) has approved guidelines regarding encouraging public participation on possible changes to the designation of streams, stream sections or lakes for special regulation programs. Under 58 Pa. Code Chapter 65 (relating to special fishing regulations), the Commission designates or redesignates certain streams, stream sections and lakes as being subject to special fishing regulations. These designations and redesignations are effective after Commission approval when they are posted at the site and a notice is published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Under the Commission's guidelines, a notice concerning the proposed designation or redesignation of a stream, stream section or lake under special regulations ordinarily will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin before the matter is reviewed by the Board of Commissioners.

 At the next Commission meeting on October 23, 2023, the Commission will consider taking the following actions with respect to waters subject to special fishing regulations under 58 Pa. Code Chapter 65, effective upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

58 Pa. Code § 65.14. Catch and release fly-fishing only

 The Commission will consider extending the limit to one stream section managed under the catch and release fly-fishing only regulation under 58 Pa. Code § 65.14 (relating to catch and release fly-fishing only):

Lawrence  Slippery Rock Creek, Section 4, Heinz Camp lower property line downstream to the lower McConnells Mill State Park boundary line

 Persons with comments, objections or suggestions concerning the designations are invited to submit comments in writing to the Executive Director, Fish and Boat Commission, P.O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000, within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted.

 Comments may also be submitted electronically to Electronic comments submitted in any other manner will not be accepted.

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1263. Filed for public inspection September 15, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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