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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.

HIST: 1986 c 386 art 3 s 28; 1993 c 231 s 56; 1994 c 460 s 1