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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020

CONSERVATION
Looking for possible options to improve upon the derelict crab trap removal (DCTR) program, LDWF has contracted the Pontchartrain Conservancy to assist in the formation of alternative options within the DCTR program.
CONTESTS
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept submissions for the 2020 Nebraskaland Magazine photo contest through Nov. 22, 2020.
ENFORCEMENT
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division is seeking leads for the illegal killing of an alligator in Ascension Parish.

FISHERIES
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) supports yesterday’s vote by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Menhaden Management Board to reduce the Atlantic menhaden quota by 10 percent, establishing a quota of 194,400 metric tons for the 2021 and 2022 fishing seasons.
GEAR
Sanitizer from Life Industries, however, continues to disinfect long after it's applied. Its active ingredient reduces bacterial contamination on hard surfaces up to a week after treatment.
Tip the odds in your favor with a quality landing net, whether you're after trophy fishing smallmouth in the rapids or sunnies on a farm pond.

INDUSTRY
Clenzoil, the leading and most trusted manufacturer of cleaning and maintenance products for the firearms and marine industries since 1948 is proud to announce the company’s new partnership with Accurate Fishing Products, a partnership that will contribute to Clenzoil’s ongoing efforts to increase brand superiority by connecting with other leading and quality brands such as Accurate Fishing Products.
MARINE ELECTRONICS
This year marks the first time that The GPS Store will be bringing its booth--and some fabulous deals--to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, scheduled for October 28 to November 1 at the Bahia Mar Marina.
NATIONAL PARKS
On October 19, Dry Tortugas National Park kicked off the $4.5 million project to restore and preserve the deteriorating lighthouse for the next 100-plus years.

ORGANIZATIONS
The leading provider of outdoor skill, safety and conservation curriculum to schools nationwide—the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation—is partnering with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to make its unique Outdoor Adventures program available to middle and high schools across the state.
PASSINGS
George P. Howard, age 95, of Pittstown, New Jersey, died Sunday October 18, 2018 at his home. Howard worked for the New Jersey Department of Fish & Game from 1950 to 1990, retiring as Director and served on the New Jersey Fish and Game Council from 1990 through 2001.
STATES
To achieve a Trout Slam, anglers must catch, photograph, release if wished and submit a photo of the four trout species found in Nebraska — brook, brown, rainbow and cutthroat.
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Tourism to give away a guided fishing trip with Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell and ODWC Director, J.D. Strong.
It's been a long time coming for anglers of this popular northeast Arkansas fishery on Crowley's Ridge, but the renovated Lake Poinsett is about to begin refilling.
Only 100 tags for trophy alligator gar harvest will be awarded for the 2021 calendar year. The record for the species in Arkansas is a whopping 241 pounds.
The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters closes Nov. 1 and will remain closed through April 30, 2021.
Anglers who purchased an Alaska sport fishing license in 2020 may soon receive a copy of the 2020 Alaska Sport Fishing Survey — an annual mail survey conducted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) to assess where sport fishing occurs and how many fish are caught and kept by anglers in Alaska.
Catfish anglers can win prizes by sending in tags from the annual tagged catfish promotion by AGFC, but the deadline is Oct. 31.
During its formal quarterly business meeting held virtually on October 19-20, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Board of Commissioners voted to adopt an experimental fishing regulation on a newly designated Keystone Select Stocked Trout Water located in Centre County along with other actions.
There will be a 5 mph maximum speed limit established for the entire lake starting this Thursday, October 22, for public safety due to hazards and the low water conditions.
STREAMING VIDEO
A select group of the best angler’s head to a new lake; Lake Camanche and with a unique set of rules.
TOURNAMENTS
Chris Logan, of Cat Spring, Texas, and Jason White, of Austin Texas, weighed a two-fish limit that totaled 18.16 pounds to win the final regular-season event for the Louisiana Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s on October 16, at Houma, Louisiana.
The 2020 Toyota Series Central Division will wrap up its season in Monroe, Tennessee next week (Oct. 29-31) with the Toyota Series at Dale Hollow Lake.
The all-release event is slated for Florida Cracker Riverside Resort & Monkey Bar Oct. 23 and 24, with proceeds to support CCA-Florida.
YOUTH FISHING
Thanks in part to an afternoon flurry, Rhea County (Tenn.) seventh graders Turner Tharpe and Blake James caught 8 pounds, 2 ounces on Championship Tuesday to claim the Mossy Oak Fishing Junior Bassmaster National Championship on the Carroll County 1000 Acre Recreational Lake with a two-day total of 13-15.
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