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      RS 56:326.6     


§326.6.  Closed season; bowfin

A.  The commercial taking of bowfin (Amia calva) or bowfin body parts including eggs (roe) with nets is prohibited during the months of December, January, and February.  However, the provisions of this Section shall not apply to the taking of bowfin or bowfin body parts in Avoyelles, Terrebonne, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, Assumption, Iberville, and Tangipahoa parishes and the areas known as Bayou Courtableau, Bayou Teche, Lake Dauterive, Lake Fausse Pointe, Vermilion River, Carencro Bayou, Que de Tortue Bayou, Bayou Nez Pique, Mermentau River, Bayou Lacassine, Sabine River, and the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway that is bounded by the east and west levees of the Atchafalaya Basin and is south of U.S. Highway 190.

B.  Violation of this Section constitutes a class three violation.

Acts 1992, No. 187, §1; Acts 1993, No. 435, §1; Acts 1995, No. 200, §1; Acts 1997, No. 874, §1; Acts 1999, No. 574, §1.

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