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DFG Plan to Regulate Private Lakes Gets Rejected

By: Taylor Hill SAN DIEGO — Private lake owners and fish hatchery managers in California could breathe a little easier following the California Fish and Game Commission’s decision not to consider plans for more stringent hatchery-raised fish stocking guidelines at private lakes and ponds. The permit plan under discussion would have required lakes and ponds …

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Read CARF's recent letter to the Commission

Mr. Jim Kellogg, President California Fish and Game Commission 1416 9th St. Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear President Kellogg: In reference to the Commission’s request to provide estimates on the cost of biological surveys, for each pond, lake and stream, we have found estimates have been difficult to obtain and very costly. The biological survey companies …

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WON: Commission Rejects Controversial New Stocking Regulations

Onerous permit plan sent back to Department of Fish and Game for reconsideration. BY PAUL LEBOWITZ WON Staff Writer SAN DIEGO — The Fish and Game Commission today unanimously rejected a new permit scheme that would have imposed costly environmental studies on privately stocked lakes and ponds, including those owned or operated by public agencies. …

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