Go Fish Georgia just released the 2015 fishing regulations.
They hope you are ready for the New Year with plans for many fishing trips!
Anglers can find the new 2015 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
“Whether you want to find great places to fish or are just seeking guidance on laws and regulations, the 2015 Guide can provide you with information,” explains John Biagi, fisheries management chief. “We suggest that all anglers, new and experienced, take a look at the publication each year before casting a line.”
New Fishing Regulations for 2015
- 14-inch minimum length limit for largemouth bass from Lake Oconee.
- 12-inch minimum length limit for largemouth bass from the Ocmulgee River (Macon’s Spring Street bridge crossing to confluence with Oconee River).
- 15-inch minimum length limit for shoal bass from the Flint River and its tributaries upstream of Warwick Dam.
The 2015 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide provides helpful information, including color fish identification charts for both freshwater and saltwater fish, license purchasing information, contact information for Wildlife Resources Division and Coastal Resources Division fisheries management offices and DNR law enforcement offices, trout stream listings, public fishing area information, state record fish listings and complete fishing regulations for Georgia.
Go Fish Georgia is a great place to start when learning about fishing. New or experienced anglers can find information about taking kids fishing, reservoir and river fishing tips, fish ID information and much more. Additional resources include the Wildlife Resources Division blog, where anglers will find fishing reports for different parts of the state. Go Fish Georgia!