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Proposed Stocking Program Changes

Stocking proposals that have successfully passed the Fisheries Division’s peer review process are presented below for public comment in accordance with Sec. 1. 12 § 12758-A. Stocking programs that have been proposed for termination are also presented below for public comment. Please contact Dave Boucher, Fisheries Management Supervisor, if you have questions regarding these stocking changes.

The public comment period is 30 days from the posting date of the proposed stocking program change. Contact person for filing written comments: Becky Orff, Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, 284 State Street, 41 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333-0041. Email: Becky.Orff@maine.gov.

The State has proposed to initiate new stocking programs or to permanently discontinue stocking programs on the following waters:

New stocking program proposals. Click the link in “Program Details” column for more information on each new stocking proposal.
 

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Nicatous Lake T40 MD Hancock Splake

New program that underwent IFW peer review. This program is intended to replace an existing brown trout stocking program. Objectives of the new splake program are to improve angler catch rates and angler returns of stocked fish. For additional details:  Link to stocking proposal.

3/25/14 to 4/25/14

 

Proposals to Discontinue stocking programs.
 

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