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Rule 1501:31-3-08 | Time for landing fish.


(A) All fish, taken from a net or other commercial fishing gear, other than a seine shall be brought ashore between one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset on the same day that the fish were taken or caught. Live cars and other holding devices containing live fish shall be brought to, and kept at, the licensee's docking area specified on his commercial fishing license application, on the same day the fish were taken or caught. The live car or other holding device shall remain at the docking area until emptied or until the next operation of the seine, whichever occurs first.

(1) All fish caught by seines, except a seine which has been authorized to be hauled during the night, shall be removed from such seines no later than one-half hour after sunset of the day the fish were caught.

(2) All boats with fish caught by nets shall be docked at a port listed on the licensee's commercial fishing license application by one-half hour after sunset the day in which the nets were lifted.

(B) A violation of this rule is a violation of section 1533.55 of the Revised Code.

(C) All provisions in section 1533.55 of the Revised Code not mentioned in or modified by this rule shall remain in effect.

(D) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.

Last updated July 2, 2021 at 1:53 PM

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Prior Effective Dates: 2/5/1977, 3/1/1980, 8/1/1984, 7/31/1989, 5/19/1995