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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-1371



Proposed Special Regulation Designations

[48 Pa.B. 5575]
[Saturday, September 1, 2018]

 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 October 15 and 16, 2018, the Commission will consider taking the following action with respect to waters subject to special fishing regulations under 58 Pa. Code Chapter 65, effective January 1, 2019.

58 Pa. Code § 65.19. Stocked trout waters open to year-round fishing

 The Commission will consider adding the following waters as a stocked trout water open to year-round fishing:

County Water
Bradford Cooks Pond
Carbon Lehigh River, from 1/3 mile upstream of the railroad bridge in Glen Onoko downstream to the confluence with Mauch Chunk Creek
Clearfield West Branch Susquehanna River, from the mouth of Anderson Creek downriver to State Road 2024 at Porters Bridge

 At this time, the Commission is soliciting public input concerning the previously listed 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 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. 18-1371. Filed for public inspection August 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

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