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08.02.21.00.htm 08.02.21.00. Title 08 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Subtitle 02 FISHERIES SERVICE Chapter 21 Yellow Perch Authority: Natural Resources Article, §1-104, 4-206, 4-215, 4-215.2, 4-602, and 4-701; State Government Article, §10-206; Annotated Code of Maryland
08.02.21.01.htm 08.02.21.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Harvest" means to take, kill, trap, gather, catch, or in any manner reduce any fish to personal possession or to attempt to engage in this conduct.2) "Landing" means:. a) Unloading any fish at a dock, pier, or shore by a commercial fisherman; or. b) Bringing any fish to a dock, pier, or shore by a recreational fisherman for personal use..
08.02.21.02.htm 08.02.21.02. 02 Recreational.. A. Season. The recreational season is open year round.. B. Size.. 1) Except as provided in §B(2) of this regulation, the minimum size for yellow perch harvested from waters of the State is 9 inches total length.2) There is no minimum size for yellow perch harvested from reservoirs, lakes, ponds, impoundments, and waters upstream of them.C. Creel and Possession Limits.. 1) Except as provided in §C(2) of this regulation, the daily catch and poss
08.02.21.03.htm 08.02.21.03. 03 Commercial.. A. Season.. 1) The commercial season for harvesting yellow perch is January 1 through March 31, inclusive.. 2) Yellow perch legally harvested in another state may be sold or offered for sale in Maryland if accompanied by proof of origin which details the total weight of yellow perch for each container.B. Size.. 1) The minimum size for yellow perch is 8-1/2 inches total length.. 2) The maximum size for yellow perch is 11 inches total length.. C. Daily Catch Limits..
08.02.21.04.htm 08.02.21.04. 04 General Requirements.. A. Eggs. A person may not catch, attempt to catch, or possess yellow perch eggs from any State waters, except for a person who:1) Is working in cooperation with a scientific investigation of the Department;. 2) Is authorized by a scientific collection permit in accordance with Natural Resources Article, §4-212, Annotated Code of Maryland; or3) Catches yellow perch eggs and returns the eggs to the location where they were caught without landing.
08.02.21.9999.htm 08.02.21.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 26, 2009 (36:2 Md. R. 99). Regulation .03 amended effective December 22, 2014 (41:25 Md. R. 1478). Regulation .03B amended effective October 19, 2009 (36:21 Md. R. 1590) February 27, 2017 (44:4 Md. R. 252)Regulation .03C, D amended effective January 24, 2011 (38:2 Md. R. 83). Regulation .03I amended effective December 17, 2018 (45:25 Md. R. 1205). Regulation .03J amended effective February 22, 2010 (37:4 Md. R. 338).
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