Tippets: Gamefish Legislation in NC, Skinny Water Tactics, Yellowstone Limits Lifted

June 6, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • While the designation made good economic sense, HB 983, which proposed to give redfish, spotted seatrout, and estuarine striped bass gamefish status, will not be heard this year by the government of North Carolina, reports Monte Burke via Forbes.
  • There are many variables when looking for saltwater gamefish. From knowing tide tables to dust cover, understanding currents and windspeed, Andy Hahn lays out sound advice from guides in Islamorada in the Florida Keys.
  • Excepting the Madison and Firehole rivers, the Gibbon below the falls, and Lewis and Shoshone lakes, limits on non-native fish have been lifted in Yellowstone National Park in ongoing efforts to protect and promote the native populations of cutthroat trout, mountain whitefish and Arctic grayling.