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CHAPTER 460-H.F.No. 1936 An act relating to game and fish; requiring return to the water of fish snagged in certain waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1993 Supplement, section 97C.331. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1993 Supplement, section 97C.331, is amended to read: 97C.331 [SNAGGING FISH PROHIBITED.] Subdivision 1. [GENERAL PROHIBITION.] A person may not: (1) intentionally take fish by snagging; or (2) use a snagline, snagpole, snaghook, or cluster of fish hooks, designed to be placed in or drawn through the water to hook the body of a fish. Subd. 2. [PROHIBITION ON LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBUTARIES.] On tributaries to Lake Superior below the posted boundaries, and on tributaries to Lake Superior with no posted boundaries, a fish that is hooked in any part of the body except in the mouth must be immediately unhooked and returned to the water. Presented to the governor April 14, 1994 Signed by the governor April 18, 1994, 3:14 p.m.