Maine Revised Statutes

§12602. Violation of number, amount, weight or size limits

A person may not: [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]

1. Fish in violation of certain rules.   Fish in violation of the number, amount, weight or size limits established by rules adopted by the commissioner;
[ 2017, c. 150, §5 (AMD) .]
2. Possess fish in violation of certain rules.   Possess fish in violation of the number, amount, weight or size limits established by rules adopted by the commissioner; or
[ 2017, c. 150, §5 (AMD) .]
3. Alter fish from their natural state prior to measuring for bag limit.   When rules adopted by the commissioner limit the volume of fish that may be taken, alter those fish from or possess fish altered from their natural state prior to their being measured for compliance with the volume limit.
[ 2017, c. 150, §5 (NEW) .]

A person who violates this section commits a Class E crime. The court shall also impose a fine of $20 for each fish unlawfully possessed, none of which may be suspended. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2017, c. 150, §5 (AMD).