Department of Natural Resources - Commercial Fishing - Vessel Monitoring System and Electronic Catch Reporting System.


Published: 2008-08-15

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(A) It shall be unlawful for a licensed commercial fyke net or trap net fishermen to engage in setting, pulling or maintaining commercial fishing gear without having a vessel monitoring system and electronic catch reporting system that is provided and administered by a mobile data service provider approved by the chief of the ODNR division of wildlife.

(B) It shall be unlawful for a licensed commercial fyke net or trap net fishermen to engage in setting, pulling or maintaining commercial fishing gear without having the approved vessel monitoring system and electronic catch reporting system turned on and fully operational on the vessel from the time it leaves port until its return to any port.

(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to render or attempt to render the vessel monitoring system and/or electronic catch reporting system inoperable or manipulate or tamper with the vessel monitoring system and/or electronic catch reporting system in such a way the system will report inaccurate data.

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