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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 15-1556



Proposed Special Regulation Designations

[45 Pa.B. 4989]
[Saturday, August 22, 2015]

 The Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) has approved guidelines with regard to 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 Commissioners.

 At the next Commission meeting on September 28 and 29, 2015, the Commission will consider taking the following actions with respect to waters subject to special fishing regulations under 58 Pa. Code Chapter 65, effective on January 1, 2016:

58 Pa. Code § 65.17. Catch and Release Lakes Program

 The Commission will consider adding the following waters to its ''Catch and Release Lakes Program'' regulated and managed under 58 Pa. Code § 65.17:

County Water
Centre Colyer Lake
Lancaster Speedwell Forge Lake
Luzerne and Sullivan Lake Jean
Schuylkill Lower Owl Creek Reservoir
(Note: The Upper Reservoir, which was identified simply as Owl Creek Reservoir, was previously designated into this program effective January 1, 2007. See 36 Pa.B. 7776 (December 16, 2006).)
Tioga Lake Nessmuk

 At this time, the Commission is soliciting public input concerning the previous designations. 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 also may be submitted electronically by completing the form at comments. If an acknowledgment of electronic comments is not received by the sender within 2 working days, the comments should be retransmitted to ensure receipt. Electronic comments submitted in any other manner will not be accepted.

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-1556. Filed for public inspection August 21, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]

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