(1) After investigation of the supply and condition of food fish, the State Fish and Wildlife Commission, at appropriate times each year, shall by rule:
(a) Prescribe the times, places and manner in which food fish may be taken or sold, except when canned or otherwise processed, and the amount of those food fish species that may be taken or sold.
(b) Prescribe such other restrictions or procedures regarding the taking, selling or possessing of food fish as the commission determines will carry out the provisions of the commercial fishing laws.
(2) In carrying out the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, the power of the commission includes, but is not limited to:
(a) Prescribing the amount of each food fish species that may be taken and possessed in terms of sex, size and other physical characteristics.
(b) Prescribing such regular and special time periods and areas closed to the taking and selling of any food fish species when the commission determines such action is necessary to protect the supply of such food fish.
(c) Prescribing regular and special time periods and areas open to the taking and selling of any food fish species, and prescribing means by which the taking of food fish is permitted. [1975 c.253 §16]Section: Previous 506.116 506.119 506.120 506.121 506.124 506.125 506.126 506.129 506.130 506.131 506.135 506.136 506.140 506.141 506.142 Next
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