Scheduled For July: Public Hearing Regarding Change to Walleye Creel and Possession Limits


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (June 28, 2016) — The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is proposing a change to walleye fishing regulations at Lake Blue Ridge in Fannin County. This change would adjust the current walleye creel and possession limit from fifteen (15) to eight (8) fish.

“The current creel and possession limit of fifteen walleye at Lake Blue Ridge was established in the 1970’s and no longer meets management objectives,” says John Biagi, chief of the Fisheries Management Section. “This change would adjust the walleye creel and possession limit to the statewide limit of 8 fish, further simplifying fishing regulations for Georgia anglers.”

The Department has scheduled a public hearing to provide an opportunity for interested citizens to offer input on this proposed change. Those interested are encouraged to bring this meeting to the attention of others that also may be interested in participating. The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 14 Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center
152 Orvin Lance Drive
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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