Department of Fish and Wildlife Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Master Fish Warden Correspondence
22.50 cubic feet
Arrangement: chronological by year, thereunder alphabetical by correspondent's name or topic
Series is used to document communications between the master fish warden and fish commissioners, deputy fish wardens, hatchery superintendents, federal and state officials, commercial fish companies, and private citizens. Records include letters, postcards, telegrams, petitions, reports, maps, blueprints, and photos. The majority of the series is correspondence and although much is routine, there is some correspondence related to dam and hatchery construction, land ownership, stream pollution, stream and river closure, fish code violations, and licensing requirements. Subjects include fishery management and resources, commercial and recreational fishing licenses, the fishing industry, and fish codes and policies.