(a) Effective with the license year beginning September 1, 2019, there shall be a disabled three-day saltwater fishing event license for events sanctioned by the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in this section for additional persons, the license shall permit up to 20 disabled residents or nonresidents, plus up to 20 resident and nonresident assistants, in the numbers as determined to be reasonably necessary by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, to purchase the license as an alternative to any recreational saltwater fishing license otherwise applicable under this chapter. The license shall permit the persons, for a period not to exceed 72 consecutive hours, to engage in those same activities as the holders of the annual saltwater fishing license in Section 9-11-53.1.
(c) The license fee shall be one hundred dollars ($100).
(d) Notwithstanding subsections (b) and (c), any additional disabled persons over the 20-person limit shall be charged an additional five dollars ($5) per person, which amount, subject to the approval of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, may include an additional assistant.
Last modified: May 3, 2021