Except as otherwise provided by division rule, the chief of the division of wildlife may issue annual licenses for experimental fishing devices or fishing devices for experimental purposes. Each license shall be conditioned as prescribed by the chief and may be revoked at any time for violation of the conditions prescribed. The annual license fee for each such device shall be set by the chief with the approval of the wildlife council and shall expire at midnight on the thirty-first day of December of each year. Mesh sizes, size of nets, and fishing seasons prescribed in division rules and in this chapter and Chapter 1531. of the Revised Code do not apply to devices licensed under this section.
Effective Date: 10-20-1994 .