Every two years, DEC proposes changes to freshwater fishing regulations to enhance fishing opportunities and to protect the state’s freshwater fisheries. DEC will accept public comments on the proposals through April 2. A summary of the proposals is available on DEC’s Freshwater Fishing (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/fishing.html) webpage. The full text of the draft regulation and instructions for submitting comments can also be found on DEC’s Proposed Regulations (http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/propregulations.html) webpage. Comments on the proposals can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to Shaun Keeler, NYSDEC, Bureau of Fisheries, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4753. Following a full review of public comments, final regulations will take effect October 1.