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97C.371 Spearing fish.

Subdivision 1. Species allowed. Only rough fish, catfish, lake whitefish, and northern pike may be taken by spearing.

Subd. 2. Dark houses required for certain species. Catfish, lake whitefish, and northern pike may be speared only from dark houses.

Subd. 3. Restrictions while spearing from dark house. A person may not take fish by angling or the use of tip-ups while spearing fish in a dark house.

Subd. 4. Open season. The open season for spearing through the ice is December 1 to the third Sunday in February.

HIST: 1986 c 386 art 3 s 36; 1Sp1995 c 1 s 41