(1) A person may not willfully or knowingly destroy, injure or take fish within 600 feet of any fishway, except as permitted by subsection (2) of this section. Actions that violate this section include, but are not limited to:
(a) Hindering, annoying or disturbing fish entering, passing through, resting in or leaving such fishway, or obstructing the passage of fish through the fishway at any time or in any manner.
(b) Placing anything in the fishway.
(c) Using any fishing gear within 600 feet of the fishway.
(d) Taking fish at any time anywhere within 600 feet of the fishway.
(e) Doing any injury to the fishway.
(2) The State Fish and Wildlife Commission may by rule or by issuance of permits authorize the taking of fish within 600 feet of any fishway. [1965 c.570 §104; 1973 c.723 §122; 1981 c.646 §6; 2001 c.923 §8]Section: Previous 509.505 509.510 509.515 509.580 509.585 509.590 509.595 509.600 509.605 509.610 509.615 509.620 509.625 509.630 509.635 Next
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