Section 9-11-88

Catching game or nongame fish by use of gill, trammel, etc., nets.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to take, catch, capture, or kill any game or nongame fish by use of a gill, trammel, or similar type net in the waters impounded by Jordan Dam, Lay Dam, Mitchell Dam, and Martin Dam. Whoever violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished as prescribed by law.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to take, catch, capture, or kill any game or nongame fish by use of a gill, trammel, or similar type net in that part of the Tennessee River lying within the boundaries of Alabama and all tributaries thereto. Any person violating this subsection shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by imprisonment in the county jail for six months, or by both a fine and imprisonment.

(Acts 1973, No. 1234, p. 2081, §1; Acts 1976, No. 336, p. 366, §§1, 2; Act 2008-384, p. 714, §1.)