Ted Williams's Blog Archive December, 2010

New Fish Limits

Fishing limits for nine species and a partial closure of deepwater fishing for an additional six species from North Carolina to Florida have won final approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce secretary. The new rules are set to be published in the Federal Register on Thursday and will take effect on Jan. 31.

GAO: BLM mishandled land trades with Calif., Wash.

Ex-Game Warden John Whalen Considered for Commissioner of Maine Dept. of IF&W

Ex-game warden and current smelt farmer, John Whalen, is being interviewed by Maine’s Governor-elect Paul LePage for the position of commissioner of the state’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

New Backcountry Conservation Measure Elicits Sportsmen’s Support

Secretarial order reinstates BLM’s ability to safeguard highest-quality federal lands;
helps fulfill the BLM’s multiple-use mandate for public lands management