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Alright.... Apparently there's a new twist in the skin patch reg. If I understand this, a temporary restraining order has been issued against this new reg.

Here's an article about the order from the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

http://www.cleveland.com/outdoors/index.ssf/2012/05/new_fishing_rule_hit_with_temp.html

Here's the official 5/2/12 announcement from the DNR website. (I checked for any update this morning on the DNR site, but couldn't find it):

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/New...ssion-and-Transportation-of-Fish-Fillets.aspx

So.... If we are fishing today, do we or don't we have to leave a patch of skin on a fillet?

Thanks.

-Duke
 

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Here's an answer I received from the ODNR.

...The whole skin is no longer required to be left on the fillet. A skin patch left on the fillet for identification would be acceptable. Also, you may remove all of the skin if you are immediately going to consume the fish. Please call us at 1-800-WILDLIFE if you need further assistance...

No word on how the restraining order effects things. So I guess the reg is still in effect.
 

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The skin rule went from whole skin to a 1" patch minimum, enough to tell what species fish you have. Also, the regs changed as to you residence. They used the word " permanant " in their first reg, now it is your place of residence, be it at the campground, camper, or home. Kinda confusing but someday the will put it in laymans terms or might just leave things alone when they're workin !!!:rant: Mike
 
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