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97C.015 Mississippi river fish refuge.

Subdivision 1. Establishment. The portion of the Mississippi river described in subdivision 3 is a fish refuge when the commissioner concludes a fish refuge agreement with the appropriate state authority in Wisconsin. The agreement must require that a similar fish refuge is established in the Wisconsin waters of the Mississippi river described in subdivision 3.

Subd. 2. Fishing restriction. A person may not take fish from a fish refuge after it is established under this section.

Subd. 3. Location. The location of the fish refuge is the portion of the Mississippi river downstream from lock and dam No. 3 located at milepost 796.9 above the mouth of the Ohio river, to the downstream end of Diamond Island located at milepost 794.8.

HIST: 1986 c 386 art 3 s 4