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97C.801 TAKING ROUGH FISH ON MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

Subdivision 1.

[Repealed, 1997 c 216 s 90; 1997 c 226 s 51]

Subd. 2.Commercial fish netting on Mississippi River.

(a) A license is required to commercially take rough fish with seines in the Mississippi River from the St. Croix River junction to St. Anthony Falls.

(b) A person may take rough fish in the Mississippi River, from the St. Croix River junction to St. Anthony Falls, only with the following equipment and methods:

(1) operations shall be conducted only in the flowing waters of the river and in tributary backwaters prescribed by the commissioner;

(2) seines may be used only as prescribed by this section and rules adopted by the commissioner;

(3) seines must be hauled to a landing immediately after being placed;

(4) two seines may not be joined together in the water; and

(5) a seine may not be landed between sunset and sunrise.