It is unlawful to fail to attach the proper tag to each turtle trap net or box type trap as specified below:
- Turtle net tags must be attached to the first hoop at the opening of the net.
- Box-type trap tags must be attached to the side of the trap and be visible above the waterline.
- Fish farmers when removing aquatic turtles from their permitted facilities.
- Private pond owners when removing aquatic turtles from their ponds for non-commercial purposes.
PENALTY: Class 1