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TABLE 5: General Fishing Regulations for Certain Lakes and Ponds listed in Index of Lakes & Ponds

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TABLE 5: General Fishing Regulations for Certain Lakes and Ponds listed in Index of Lakes & Ponds

Species

Length Rules

Daily Limit

Legal Methods

Open Seasons

ANADROMOUS

ATLANTIC SALMON

0

No open season

LAKE STURGEON

0

No open season

BROOK TROUT

and

BROWN TROUT

and

RAINBOW TROUT

None

Total of brook + brown + rainbows = no more than 6

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

LAKE TROUT

18"

Total of lake trout + landlocked salmon = no more

than 2

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

LANDLOCKED

SALMON

15"

AMERICAN SHAD

None

2

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

LARGEMOUTH and

SMALLMOUTH BASS (Catch and Release Season)

0

Catch & release angling w/ artificial lures & flies only

2nd Sat. in April to Fri. before 2nd Sat. in June

LARGEMOUTH and

SMALLMOUTH BASS (Regular Season)

10"

Total of largemouth + smallmouth = no more than 5

Angling

2nd Sat. in June

To Oct. 31

WALLEYE and SAUGER

18"

Total of

walleye +

sauger = no

more than 3

Angling

1st Sat. in May to Oct. 31

NORTHERN PIKE

20"

5

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

MUSKELLUNGE

0

Catch & release angling w/ artificial lures & flies only

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

RAINBOW SMELT

None

None

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

YELLOW PERCH

None

50

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

CRAPPIE

8"

25

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

ALL OTHER SPECIES

None

None

Angling

2nd Sat. in April to Oct. 31

Regulations in red are new this year.

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