(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to draw, set, place, locate, use, maintain, or possess gill nets in the state of Ohio, except:
(1) Bona fide manufacturers and dealers in gill netting or gill nets may possess and transport gill netting or gill nets in this state in the regular course of their business.
(2) Persons who hold a valid wild animal collecting permit issued by the chief of the division of wildlife under section 1533.08 of the Revised Code may possess and transport gill nets so long as such nets are used in accordance with the permit.
(B) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.
(C) All provisions in section 1533.55 of the Revised Code not mentioned in or modified by this rule shall remain in effect.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/22/2011 and 06/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.08, 1533.44, 1533.55
Rule Amplifies: 1531.08, 1533.44, 1533.55
Prior Effective Dates: 2/5/77, 3/1/80, 2/28/82, 5/3/84 (Emer.), 8/1/84, 7/31/89, 5/19/95, 4/28/98