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      RS 56:402     


§402.  Commercial fishing in Lake Bruin prohibited; penalty

All catching of fish in any manner for commercial purposes in Lake Bruin including that part of the lake called Brushy and the following streams and bayous leading into or out of Lake Bruin: Bruin's Bayou, Choctaw Bayou, Ruth's Ditch, Catfish Bayou, Blue Hole, or Gillespie Ditch situated in the parish of Tensas, is prohibited.  The department shall take such steps as necessary to prevent the catching of fish in any manner for commercial purposes at any time in the lake and its tributaries.  The department may provide for open season and permit the taking of commercial fish from those waters for reasonable periods when in its judgment and discretion no harm would result therefrom and the taking would tend to the conservation and replenishment of the fish and aquatic life in Lake Bruin.  Violation of this Section constitutes a class two violation.  

Acts 1974, No. 223, §2.  Amended by Acts 1981, No. 837, §3.  

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