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SECTION 11-1503
Nets; license required; power of department
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 11, TITLE 15
§ 11-1503. Nets; license required; power of department.

The department may regulate the use of nets and other devices commonly
used to take fish. No person shall use a net or device to take fish
without first obtaining a license to do so. Gill nets shall not be
operated in Lake Erie. No gill net license for use in Lake Ontario,
including Chaumont Bay and all its other embayments, shall be issued
except to holders of a gill net license valid on or prior to December
31, 1986, and all licenses issued on or prior to that date are
non-transferable.