Section 9-12-110

Size of mesh of seines, nets or trawls used for taking of saltwater fish, baits, etc.

It shall be unlawful to have in possession or use for the taking of saltwater fish or other seafoods seines, nets or trawls with a mesh of a size other than that prescribed by the rules and regulations of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources of the State of Alabama, where practical, to conform with Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida laws. All measurements of seines, nets and trawls are to be taken from knot to knot after said nets have been tarred and shrunk. The size of the mesh of all seines, nets and trawls and the size of other devices which are used for the sole purpose of taking minnows, shrimp or other baits for use as bait shall conform to the rules and regulations of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources of the State of Alabama.

(Acts 1943, No. 587, p. 590, §1.)