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#1 Garrett Gallo

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 04:50 PM

I have been trying to find the regs on bow fishing on the fish and game site but i cant seem to find them. Does any one know any of the regs or a link where i can find themThanks Garrett

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 07:04 PM

Cant help u on the regs..but its a TON of fun...

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 09:04 PM

http://www.dfg.ca.go...d-fish-regs.pdf1.23. Bow and Arrow Fishing Tackle.Such tackle must have the arrow shaft or thepoint, or both, attached by a line to the bow orto a fishing reel (includes crossbow).2.25. Bow and Arrow Fishing.Bow and arrow fishing is permitted only forthe taking of carp, goldfish, western sucker,Sacramento blackfish, hardhead, Sacramentopike minnow and lamprey, all year, except in:( a ) Designated salmon spawning areas.( b ) The Colorado River District where only carp,tilapia, goldfish and mullet may be taken.( c ) See bullfrogs (section 5.05).( d ) The East Fork Walker River betweenBridgeport Dam and the Nevada State linewhere carp only may be taken during troutseason.Amphibians may be taken only by hand,hand-held dip net, or hook and line, exceptbullfrogs may also be taken by lights, spears,gigs, grabs, paddles, bow and arrow, orfishing tackle.5.40. Lamprey.( a ) Open season: All year, except for closureslisted under special regulations.( b ) Limit: No limit.( c ) Methods of take: Lamprey may be takenonly by hand, hook, spear, bow and arrowfishing tackle, dip net or traps not over threefeet in greatest dimension. Any other speciestaken shall be returned to the water immediately.Traps need not be closely attended.( d ) The season closures in Chapter 3 (DistrictTrout and Salmon Special Regulations) do notapply to lamprey fishing with methods otherthan hook and line (see sections 7.00 and7.50( a )( 2 )).

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