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Proposed Atlantic Menhaden Rules for 2018

Contact:
Cheri Patterson: (603) 868-1095
Becky Johnson: (603) 271-3211

February 1, 2018

DURHAM, N.H. – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on proposed Atlantic Menhaden rules at 7:00 p.m. on February 12, 2018, at the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH. The public is welcome to attend and offer comments on the proposed rules.

These rules address a new amendment to the Atlantic Menhaden Fisheries Management Plan that reflects an increase in New Hampshire’s quota for Atlantic Menhaden; changes to the take, landing, and possession of Atlantic menhaden; and reporting requirements to ensure the quota is not exceeded.

The proposed rules are available for public review at www.wildnh.com/legislative/proposed-rules.html. Select "Atlantic Menhaden Rule Proposal."


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