Commission sets 2018 fishing regulations
LITTE ROCK (AGFC) – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for 2018 at last Thursday’s meeting. The following recommendations will become effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Additional regulations concerning commercial fishing and alligator gar harvest may be found at https://www.agfc.com/en/resources/regulations/code/.
The Commission tabled a proposed change to fishing regulations concerning the movement of live, wild-caught baitfish to allow adequate time to review comments recently received from the public concerning the regulation.
The Commission also heard the first reading of a revision to the General Use Wildlife Management Area Permit to exempt people hunting and trapping on inholdings within WMAs.
In other business, the Commission:
Approved the removal of outdated and obsolete inventory with an original cost of $545,413 and a current net book value of $34,967.