Maine Revised Statutes

§12652. Fishing with more than 2 lines

1. Prohibition.  Unless otherwise provided:
A. A person may not fish with more than 2 lines at any one time during the open-water fishing season; and [2009, c. 214, §8 (NEW).]
B. A person may not fish during the open-water fishing season unless that person's fishing lines are under that person’s immediate supervision. [2009, c. 214, §8 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 214, §8 (RPR) .]
2. Penalty.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §276 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates this section after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §276 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §276 (RPR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §§B275,276 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2009, c. 214, §8 (AMD).