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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 23, FISH AND GAME, WILD BIRDS AND ANIMALS

    Chapter 9: Waters affected by article

      Section: 23:9-8: Manner and means of fishing for food fish; fine

           No person shall fish for food fish in the Delaware river below Trenton falls with any device, method or means, except as shall be prescribed in the State Fish and Game Code, or if none are so prescribed then excepting by the following devices and under regulations and restrictions hereinafter described, to wit: A seine, a gill net, an eelpot, or fyke net, each without wings, a parallel net, or stake net at the edge of low water, and rods and lines, or hand lines, otherwise known as dipsey or throw lines, each having not more than 3 hooks. No person shall fish for food fish above Trenton falls with any device, method or means except as shall be prescribed in the State Fish and Game Code, or if none are so prescribed in said code, then excepting the following devices and under regulations and restrictions hereinafter described, to wit: A seine, an eelpot or a fyke net, each without wings, and rods and lines or hand lines, otherwise known as dipsey or throw lines, each having not more than 3 hooks.

The number of rods and lines or hand lines shall not exceed such number as shall be prescribed in the State Fish and Game Code, or if none are so prescribed then they shall not exceed 3 of 1 or other device named.

Any person who shall use or employ any method or device for catching food fish other than such as shall be prescribed in the State Fish and Game Code, or if none are so prescribed then other than those named in this section, or shall use or employ any device prescribed in said code or named in this section contrary to the regulations or restrictions hereinafter mentioned, as the case may be, shall be subject to a fine of $20.00.

Amended by L.1955, c. 99, p. 551, s. 3.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.






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