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Deadline For Public Comment

Deadline: Jun 07, 2013

The deadline for public comment has expired. Contact the agency or primary contact person listed below for assistance.

Rule Details

Rule Number: 13P009
Title: 10 V.S.A. Appendix § 122, Fish Management Regulation
Type: Standard
Status: Adopted
Agency: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board
Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081-4083
Summary: This rule amendment reduces the daily bag limit for Brook Trout, expands the seasons and area open to artificial fly or lure trout fishing year round, adds a trophy trout stream, and extends the waters and season open to catch and release with artificial lures and flies for largemouth and smallmouth bass.
Persons Affected: Anglers, riparian landowners, fishing supply merchants, professional fishing guides, professional river guides, other aquatic recreational services such as kayak or float tube rental services, general store owners, lodging owners, Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel, and travel and tourism personnel.
Economic Impact: The expansion of trout and bass seasons will increase the period of the year anglers will purchase equipment, food, clothing, lodging, and rental or guiding services. Fish and Wildlife Department personnel will enforce the new regulations through general enforcement practices.
Posting date: Apr 17,2013

Hearing Information

Information for Hearing # 1
Hearing date:
05-28-2013 6:30 PM   
Location: St. Johnsbury Elementary School Auditorium
Address: 257 Western Ave
City: St. Johnsbury
State: VT
Zip: 05819
Hearing Notes:
Information for Hearing # 2
Hearing date:
05-29-2013 6:30 PM   
Location: Pavilion Auditorium
Address: 109 State Street
City: Montpelier
State: VT
Zip: 05602
Hearing Notes:
Information for Hearing # 3
Hearing date:
05-30-2013 6:30 PM   
Location: Education Center at Kehoe
Address: 636 Point of Pines Road
City: Castleton
State: VT
Zip: 05735
Hearing Notes:

Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Catherine Gjessing    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671    
Telephone: 802-595-3331    
Fax:    
Email: 
catherine.gjessing@state.vt.us
     
 
   
Website Address:  http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/laws_rules.cfm
     
 
   
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Eric Palmer    
Agency: Department of Fish and Wildlife    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671    
Telephone: 802-241-3476    
Fax:    
Email: 
eric.palmer@state.vt.us
     
 
   
       

Keyword Information

Keywords:

Brook Trout
Smallmouth Bass
Artificial fly or lure
Fish Management Regulation
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