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TWRA Requests Public Input for 2020-22 Fishing Regulations

Monday, April 01, 2019 | 01:45pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is welcoming comments for its 2020-22 fishing regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about fishing regulations with TWRA staff.

The comment period concerning fishing regulations will be open from Monday, April 1 through Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Public comments will be considered by fisheries managers and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments may be submitted by mail to: Attn: Fisheries Division-Comments, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, P.O. 40747, Nashville, TN 37204 or emailed to FishingReg.Comments@tn.gov. Please include “Fish Comments” on the subject line of emailed submissions.

The proposed fishing regulation changes will be previewed in August at the meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. There will be a short public comment period on the proposed regulations after the TWRA presentation to the commission. Effective this year, the commission will be setting fishing regulations in two year intervals.

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