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97C.335 USE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS TO TAKE FISH PROHIBITED.

(a) A person may not use artificial lights to lure or attract fish or to see fish in the water while spearing, except that while angling or spearing, a person may:

(1) affix a lighted artificial bait with hooks attached to the end of a fishing line; or

(2) use a lighted decoy for spearing.

(b) A battery that is used in lighted fishing lures must not contain mercury.

(c) The restrictions in paragraph (a) do not apply to bow fishing.