Public Hearings On Fishing Regulations 

The Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries And Wildlife is holding a series of public hearings on fishing regulations and supplemental deer feeding. Four meetings are scheduled this week on the department’s annual packet of proposed rule changes for open water and ice fishing.Changes could affect fishing derbies, bass fishing regulations, and landlocked salmon regulations. There’s also a proposal to ban the use of live fish as bait in 16 areas.Hearings will take place at: Monday, Oct. 22Presque Isle Inn & Convention Center, 116 Main Street, Presque IsleTuesday, Oct. 23Northern Timber Cruisers Snowmobile Club, Millinocket Lake Road, MillinocketWednesday Oct. 24Ellsworth City Council Chambers, 1 City Hall Plaza, EllsworthThursday, Oct. 25Brunswick High School, multi Purpose Room, 116 Maquoit Road, Brunswick