by Bill Hilts Jr., The Buffalo News

With the help of feedback from a Lake Ontario Fisheries Management Focus Group, five Great Lakes fisheries proposals are up for public discussion with the hope of making changes by April 1, 2020.

The group consisted of four delegates from each DEC Region along the lake.

Some of the most intense discussions involved rainbow trout/steelhead in Lake Ontario and its tributaries. In the battle to protect more fish, stream proponents pushed for lessened limits and increased minimum size. The current proposal would achieve half that, lessening the limit from three to two fish as part of an overall three-fish daily

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