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Press Release

Public Meetings on State Catfish Regulations to be Held

January 07, 2008

CONTACT: Fisheries Section, 334-242-3471
 
MEDIA ADVISORY
 
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division will hold two public meetings to discuss catfish management and solicit input from the angling public. 
 
The meetings are open to the public and will be held:
 
January 15, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Colbert County Board of Education
1101 Highway 72 East                       
Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674                       
For information, phone Keith B. Floyd, 256-353-2634.
 
January 16, 2008
7:00 p.m.                        
Guntersville Senior Center                       
1503 Sunset Drive                       
Guntersville, Alabama 35976
For information, phone Dan Catchings, 256-831-6860.  
Biologists will discuss results from current research on catfish in the Tennessee River and management implications. Input from the public will be invited.
 
For additional information, contact Keith Floyd at 256-353-2634 or Dan Catchings at 256-831-6860.
 
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.