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97C.831 NAMAKAN AND SAND POINT LAKES; COMMERCIAL FISHING.

Subdivision 1.Lake whitefish and rough fish.

Lake whitefish and rough fish may be taken by licensed commercial fishing operators unless otherwise changed by rule of the commissioner, under section 97C.805, subdivision 1, from Namakan Lake and Sand Point Lake.

Subd. 2.Gill nets prohibited on Sand Point Lake.

Gill nets may not be used in Sand Point Lake.

Subd. 3.Maximum amount of nets in Sand Point Lake.

The maximum amount of nets permitted to be licensed in Sand Point Lake shall be 12 pound, fyke, or submerged trap nets.

Subd. 4.Maximum amount of nets in Namakan Lake.

The maximum amount of nets that may be licensed in Namakan Lake shall be (1) 7,000 feet of gill net, with a mesh not less than four inches stretch measure, and (2) 12 pound, fyke, or submerged trap nets.