§ 410eeee–6. Hunting and fishing zones; designation; rules and regulations, consultation
The Secretary shall permit hunting and fishing on lands and waters under his jurisdiction within the boundaries of the New River Gorge National River 1
1 See Change of Name note below.in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws, and he may designate zones where, and establish periods when, no hunting or fishing shall be permitted for reasons of public safety, administration, fish or wildlife management, or public use and enjoyment. Except in emergencies, any rules and regulations of the Secretary pursuant to this section shall be put into effect only after consultation with the appropriate State agency responsible for hunting and fishing activities. The Secretary shall permit the State of West Virginia to undertake fish stocking activities carried out by the State, in consultation with the Secretary, on waters within the boundaries of the national river. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction of the State of West Virginia with respect to fish and wildlife.
(Pub. L. 95–625, title XI, § 1106, Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3547; Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title IV, § 406(a)(2), Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4149; Pub. L. 111–11, title VII, § 7115, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1202.)