Arkansas has new trout fishing regulations

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has accepted five new changes to trout fishing regulations, after a year of discussion.
Now the daily limit in all trout species combined is five, and only one of those fish may be longer than 14 inches.
The daily limit on cutthroat has been reduced to one, with the minimum length now being 24 inches.
The daily limit on brook trout has been reduced to one.
When using natural or scented bait, anglers can only use a single hooking point.
And the Monkey Island catch and release area on Bull Shoals has been removed.
Those changes come after a year of creel surveys, fisherman interviews, mail-in surveys, and focus groups to determine what changes anglers wanted.