RULE 002.00.84-006 - Code Book Regulations: 002.00.84-006

RULE 002.00.84-006. Code Book Regulations: 002.00.84-006

41.05 COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN PERMIT RE-

QUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful 10 sell com-

mercial or rough fish or parts thereof taken from public waters by commercial fishermen without first obtaining a current Commercial Fisherman Permit and to fail to furnish a bill of sale with permit number to fish markets, processors, or retailers for fish or parts thereof sold in each transaction. Said bill of sale shall be retained by the purchaser for a period of twelve(12) months and made available for inspection by a Commission wildlife officer. EXCEPTION:

(1) Applies only to the first sale of commercial fish or parts thereof. PENALTY: S100.00 to S500.00.

41.05-A COMMER CIA L FISH POSSESSION RESTRICT-IONS. It shall be unlawful to possess more than

ten(IO) legal commercial size catfish, buffalo, paddlefish or the aggregate thereof taken from public waters by the use of commercial tackle, without first obtaining a Commercial Fisherman Permit. PENALTY; $100.00 to S500.00.

41.06 PURCHASE OF WILD COMMERCIAL FISH RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful for fish markets, processors, or retailers to purchase commercial fish taken from the waters of the state without first obtaining a bill of sale from the seller for each transaction. Said bill of sale must indicate the permit.number of the seller. EXCEPTION:

(1) Business establishments preparing fish for immediate consumption on the premises. PENALTY: S100.00 to S500.00.

41.07 REQUIREMENTS FOR SELLING COMMER-CIAL FISH. It shall be unlawful for any commercial fisherman owning or operating commercial fishing tackle, and fish taken therefrom being sold, to fail to obtain a Commercial Fisherman Permit as specified in Commission Code 41.05 (Commercial Fisherman Permit Requirements).

PENALTY: SI00.00 to $500.00,

41.08 ILLEGAL COMMERCIAL TACKLE PROHIB- ITED. It shall be unlawful to use any tackle for commercial purposes other than as specified herein: Properly licensed drag seines, hoop nets (with or without wings or leads), fiddler nets (without wings or leads), where permitted, slat traps (where permitted), trammel nets, gill nets, limb lines, set lines, trotlines and snaglines in waters open to commercial fishing. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code 42.01 (Fish Farmer Permit Requirements).

(2) In compliance with Commission Code 42.04 (Fish Farmer Tackle Requirements).

PENALTY: S50.00 to S500.00.

41.09 COMMERCIAL FISHING PROHIBITED IN CERTAIN WATERS. It shall be unlawful to fish commercial. tackle in. the . following counties or parts of counties: All waters in - Baxter, Benton Boone, Carroll, Cleburne, Izard,Madison,Marion,Montgomery, Newton,Pike,Polk,Scott,Searcy, Stone,Man Buren,Washington,Clank,

West of Highway 67 from Arkadelphia, south to the county line and west of

Highway 7 from Arkadelphia north to the county line: Cleveland* all channel scar lakes of the Saline River except when they Are accessible by boat from the the Saline River Channel,Conway, north of Interstate 40,excluding Cadron Creek and the part of the north Cadron Creek in Conway County* and Point Remove Creek up the east fork to Highway 95 and the Kissire Bridge on the west fork,Crawford,.north of Interstate 40,Faulkner,north of Interstate 40 and Highway 64 except that part of the north Cadron Creek in Faulkner County below Highway 28S and the Cadron Creek in Faulkner County and the east fork of Cadron Creek,Faulkner County,from mouth to Highway 287 bridge,Franklin* north of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and east of Highway 237 and that part north of Interstate 40 and west of Highway 23;Fulton, West of Highway 63,Garland,west of Highway 7,Hempstead,north of Highway 24; Hot Springs,west, of Highway 7; Howard, north of Highway 24$Independence,west of Highway 167; Johnson,north of the southern route of the Missouri Pacific: Railroad excluding Dardanelle Lake,

Logan, south of Highway 10 (excluding Blue Mountain Lake); Nevada north of

Highway 29 west of Highway 67:Perry, west of Highway 7; Pope, north of Interstate 40 and east of Highway 7, and north of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and west of Highway 7, excluding Dardanelle Lake; Sebastian; south of Highway 10;Sevier,north of Highway 24; Sharp,west of Highway 167 and Highway 62; White, north of Highway 64 and west of Highway 167; Yell,west of Highway 7 and south of Highway 10 (excluding Blue Mountain Lake).. In addition, no commercial fishing is permitted in any of the following waters: All waters upstream from 100 yards below Remmel Dam on the Ouachita River (including Lakes Catherine and Hamilton), Lake Erling including all tributaries upstream from 100 yards below Lake Erling Dam to Arkansas Highway 360; fill lakes owned and/or operated by the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission, the U.S. Forest Service, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (excluding Grand Lake, all of Lake Chicot, and all natural or channel scar lakes on Commission Wild life Management Areas); Lake Wallace in Drew and Chicot Counties; Lake Maumelle in Pulaski County, and all lakes in the Hot Springs Village Area of Garland and Saline Counties-PENALTY: $50.00 to $500.00.

(12/31/1984)

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