87-6-714. Unlawful taking of crayfish. (1) A person may not take crayfish from the waters of the state, except from private fish ponds regulated under 87-4-603 or as provided in subsection (2) of this section, for sale or commercial distribution.
(2) A person may take crayfish from the waters of the state for sale or commercial distribution as fishing bait under rules adopted by the department under 87-4-609.
(3) A person convicted of a violation of this section may be fined not less than $50 or more than $500 or may be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than 6 months, or both.
History: En. Sec. 57, Ch. 258, L. 2011.