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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 snag line, snag pole, snag hook, 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.