Approved On: April 25, 2019
Effective On: April 25, 2019
It is unlawful for a commercial fisherman to fail to attach the metal tags issued with a Commercial Tackle License to the commercial fisherman's tackle as follows:
- Gill net, trammel net, and fish seine tags must be attached to one end of the float line. If over 100 yards, an additional tag is required for each additional 100 yards or fractional part;
- Hoop net and fiddler net tags must be attached to first hoop at the opening of the net;
- Slat trap tags must be attached to the first rib nearest the front opening of each trap; and
- Trotline, snagline, throw line, limbline, and set hook tags (same tag used for each of these tackles) must be attached to each line at the bank end. If over 100 feet, an additional tag is required for each additional 100 feet or fractional part.
PENALTY: Class 2