08.02.03.13

.13 Commercial Harvest of Crabs from Finfish Gear.

A. Notwithstanding Regulations .01—.07 of this chapter, an individual licensed to harvest both crabs and finfish for commercial purposes may catch crabs from pound nets.

B. The harvest and possession of crabs from a pound net is:

(1) Prohibited on any day during which a licensee is otherwise prohibited from harvesting crabs as provided in Regulation .14 of this chapter;

(2) Restricted to the seasons and times provided in Regulations .11 and .12 of this chapter;

(3) Restricted by the size limits provided in Regulation .14 of this chapter; and

(4) Restricted to a maximum of 2 bushels per licensee per day, except as described in Regulation .14 of this chapter, harvested from a single pound net or a combination of pound nets registered to the individual.