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Stonewall Jackson Lake Fishing Regulation Proposal Public Meeting July 11

June 27, 2013

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to receive comments on proposed fishing regulation changes at Stonewall Jackson Lake on July 11, 2013, according to Bret Preston, Assistant Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section. A catch-and-release regulation is currently in place for all black bass and a 30-inch minimum size limit with a two fish per day creel limit is in place for muskellunge.

The proposed regulation changes include a six-fish-per-day creel limit, one of which may be 18 inches or greater in total length for black bass, and a 52-inch minimum size limit with a one fish per day creel limit for muskellunge.

The public meeting will be an open-house style meeting similar to the annual statewide public meetings held in March. The meeting will be held at the Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park Administration Building from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 11. The public is welcome to attend the meeting anytime during these hours.

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