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6133.0080 GAME FISH.

Subpart 1.

General.

Except for fish covered in subpart 3, the values in this subpart apply. For fish species that do not have a designated quality size, or for fish that have a total length equal to or less than the designated quality size, the restitution value is the base value shown in the following table. For fish that have a length that exceeds the designated quality size, the restitution value is the base value plus $10 for every inch over the quality size.

Base Value Quality size in inches
A. Walleye $ 30 22
B. Sauger 30 15
C. Northern pike 30 32
D. Black bass (largemouth, smallmouth) 30 16
E. Sunfish (bluegill, pumpkinseed, green sunfish, orange spotted sunfish, longear sunfish, warmouth, hybrid sunfish) 5 8
F. White and black crappie 5 11
G. Yellow perch 10 10
H. Rock bass 5 8
I. White bass, yellow bass 5 9
J. Channel catfish 10 26
K. Flathead catfish 25 28
L. Chinook salmon 50 28
M. Coho, Atlantic salmon 30 20
N. Kokanee, pink, other salmon 30 17
O. Lake trout 50 22
P. Splake 50 15
Q. Brook trout 30 17
R. Brown trout 30 21
S. Rainbow (steelhead) trout 30 23
T. Paddlefish 500
U. Shovelnose sturgeon 200
V. Sturgeon hybrids same value as morphologically nearest parent

Subp. 2.

Muskellunge.

The restitution values for muskellunge are as follows:

A.

four to less than 30 inches, $40;

B.

30 to less than 40 inches, $200;

C.

40 to less than 50 inches, $500; and

D.

50 inches and over, $1,000 plus $100 for each inch over 50 inches.

Subp. 3.

Game fish less than four inches.

The restitution values for fish that are less than four inches in length are as follows:

A.

green or orange spotted sunfish less than four inches in length, no value;

B.

yellow perch and members of the Centrarchidae family (bluegill, pumpkinseed, longear sunfish, warmouth, hybrid sunfish, black bass, rock bass, and crappie), except for green or orange spotted sunfish, that are less than four inches in length, ten cents per fish;

C.

walleye taken on Lake Superior or in St. Louis bay that are less than two inches in length, ten cents per fish; and

D.

all other game fish that are less than four inches in length and not included in items A to C, $1 per fish.

Subp. 4.

Lake sturgeon.

The restitution values for lake sturgeon are as follows:

A.

four to less than 40 inches, $500;

B.

40 to less than 50 inches, $1,000; and

C.

50 inches and over, $1,000 plus $100 for each inch over 50 inches.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; 97A.345

History:

16 SR 93; 27 SR 379; 32 SR 724

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2013