New state fishing laws now in effect
January 9, 2020
Anglers should be aware of changes to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission sport fishing orders that took effect Jan. 1.
The changes pertain to daily bag limits, possession limits, length limits and open areas.
• Trout – The daily bag and possession limits on cutthroat trout change from five and 12, respectively, to two and four, respectively, and only one fish in the bag can be 12 inches or longer.
Cutthroats do not naturally reproduce in Nebraska and are produced in limited numbers in state fish hatcheries.
The change is designed to spread fishing opportunity among m...