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  • Angling Regulation Simplification

    1

    Mike GauvinRecreational Fisheries Program Manager

    June 2015

    Photo by J. McCormick

  • Regulation Simplification

    2

    Develop:

    • Clear and consistent language throughout the book• Increase readability (maintain enforceability)

    • Broad and identical categories for each species• Started this process with trout and warmwater

    • New layout, format, packaging

    • Clear /concise web version, for frequently changing fisheries

    • Multiyear book lined up with a public process

  • Gear Regulations by Species

    5Zone

    RBT/C

    TTBr

    ook T

    rout

    Brow

    n Trou

    tLa

    ke Tr

    out

    Koka

    nee

    Bull T

    rout

    Black

    Bas

    sW

    alley

    eCa

    tfish

    Wh.X

    Str.

    Bass

    Tiger

    Musk

    ie

    Atlan

    tic S

    almon

    Tiger

    Trou

    tPa

    nfish

    Num

    ber o

    f sea

    sons

    0

    5

    10

    15

    20

  • Seasons by Species

    6Species

    RBT/C

    TTBr

    ook T

    rout

    Brow

    n Trou

    tLa

    ke Tr

    out

    Koka

    nee

    Bull T

    rout

    Black

    Bas

    sCa

    tfish

    Wh.X

    Str.

    Bass

    Tiger

    Musk

    ie

    Atlan

    tic S

    almon

    Panfi

    shNu

    mbe

    r of s

    easo

    ns

    0

    10

    20

    30

    40

  • Bag/Size Regulations by Species

    7Species

    RBT/C

    TTBr

    ook T

    rout

    Brow

    n Trou

    tLa

    ke Tr

    out

    Koka

    nee

    Bull T

    rout

    Black

    Bas

    sW

    alley

    eCa

    tfish

    Wh.X

    Str.

    Bass

    Tiger

    Musk

    ie

    Atlan

    tic S

    almon

    Tiger

    Trou

    tPa

    nfish

    Num

    ber o

    f reg

    ulat

    ions

    0

    5

    10

    15

    20

    25

    30

    35

  • Complexities to Overcome• Define and group similar regulations• Simple and easy to understand• Streamline seasons, gear types, bag limits• Consistency across the state

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  • Warmwater CategoriesBass (Black Bass)

    SeasonsOpen all yearCatch LimitsStatewide - 5 fish per day Trophy Bass – 1 fish over 15 inchesPond Regulations – 1 per day no lengthNative Fish Enhancement - No Limit

    Panfish (Crappie, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Pumkinseed, etc)

    SeasonsOpen all yearCatch LimitsStatewide – No LimitCrappie Regulation– 25/day 8 inch minimum

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  • Rainbow Trout CategoriesSeasons

    ClosedOpen All Year Open 4th Saturday in May (Conservation)Gear Types

    Flies and lures onlyFly fishing onlyBaitCatch limits

    Stream - 2 fish per dayLake - 5 fish per dayCatch and Release Adipose fin clipped onlyTrophy Trout - 1 fish over 15 inches

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  • Layout Options

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  • Next Steps

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    • Public meetings – 8 across the state.

    • New publishing/printing contractor

    • Complete Fishing App

    • Commission approval • Implementation in 2016

  • Public Meeting Schedule

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    June 9th 6:00 - 7:30 EugeneLane Community College

    Building 17 Room 308June 16th 6:00 - 7:30 White City (Medford) Jackson County Auditorium

    June 17th 6:00 - 7:30 Roseburg ODFW Roseburg Office

    June 18th 6:00 - 7:30 Clackamas ODFW Clackamas Office

    June 23rd 6:00 - 7:30 Klamath FallsOregon Institute of Technology

    - Mt Bailey Room

    June 29th 6:00 - 7:30 BendCOCC – Health Careers

    Center – Room 140July 1st 6:00 - 7:30 La Grande Island City – City Hall July 6th 6:00 – 7:30 Newport Hallmark Resort - Newport