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Evaluation of fisheries issues and funding in Wisconsin developed by WGF’s Fisheries Work Group.

Comment letter for WDNR Draft Inland Trout Management Plan 2020-2029

The issues we have addressed here are significant enough to warrant revision and some restructuring of this plan. Despite these issues, we think the trout plan represents a major step forward for the WDNR trout program and for the management of the inland trout resource in the state. We thank you for the opportunity to comment, and we are happy to discuss our comments with you in detail. We’ve also attached a list of editorial comments and suggestions to improve the content and clarity of the plan.

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Comment to DNR on Proposed Program Guidance for the Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Program

The R3 Program Guidance Document describes a new program to provide matching grants to local governmental, non-governmental, and citizen groups to help them promote sport fishing in Wisconsin. Grants are targeted at groups making innovative efforts to increase angling interest and activity among adults and among people of color. I and WGF applaud the emphasis on adults and people of color.

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