Oregon Statutes - Chapter 509 - General Protective Regulations - Section 509.230 - Possession of fish taken by lawful gear from Pacific Ocean outside Oregon jurisdiction; taking salmon only by troll within Oregon jurisdiction.

(1) Subject to the conditions provided in this section, ORS 509.216 and ORS chapter 513, it is unlawful to have in possession any food fish taken in the waters of the Pacific Ocean outside the territorial jurisdiction of this state by means of any fishing gear except as provided by law or rule of the State Fish and Wildlife Commission, for:

(a) The purpose of commercially packing, canning or preserving the fish.

(b) The manufacture of fish meal, fish oil or other fish products or by-products.

(c) Sale as fresh fish for general consumption.

(d) Bait.

(2) It is also unlawful to take any salmon for commercial purposes in any of the waters of the Pacific Ocean within the jurisdiction of this state or over which this state has concurrent jurisdiction by means of any fishing gear other than by “troll.” [Amended by 1955 c.178 §1; 1961 c.680 §1; 1965 c.570 §122]

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