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      RS 56:302.10     

  

§302.10.  Sale of recreational catch

A.  No person shall sell or barter any fish that has been taken recreationally or under the authority of any type of recreational fishing license or with any recreational gear.

B.  A violation of this Section shall constitute a class four violation.  In addition to the penalties provided in R.S. 56:34, any person convicted of a violation of this Section shall be further penalized as follows:

(1)  For the first violation, a person shall forfeit his fishing license, and he shall not be issued a recreational license of any type and shall be barred from participating in any type of recreational fishing for a period of one year from the date of conviction.

(2)  For the second violation, a person shall forfeit his fishing license, and he shall not be issued a recreational license of any type and shall be barred from participating in any type of recreational fishing for a period of two years from the date of conviction.

(3)  For the third violation, a person shall forfeit his fishing license, and he shall never be issued a recreational license of any type  and shall be forever barred from participating in any type of recreational fishing.

C.  Any person who, after being barred, participates in a recreational fishing activity or obtains any recreational fishing license during a time of revocation shall be penalized under the provisions of R.S. 56:37(A)(2), upon conviction.

Acts 1995, No. 1316, §2; Acts 2003, No. 325, §1.



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