301 KAR 1:060. Sport and rough fish.
RELATES TO: KRS 150.010, 150.015
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.025
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
150.025(1) authorizes the department to promulgate administrative regulations
to regulate the taking of wildlife, including fish. This administrative regulation
designates fish that shall be considered sport fish.
Section 1. The following fishes are
designated sport fishes and may be taken only by angling:
(a) Large mouth bass;
(b) Rock fish (striped bass);
(c) Small mouth Bass;
(d) White Bass;
(e) Kentucky Bass;
(f) Yellow Bass;
(g) Coosa Bass;
(i) Rock Bass;
(j) Northern Pike;
(k) White Crappie;
(l) Black Crappie;
(m) Chain Pickerel;
(q) Redear Sunfish; and
(r) Hybrids of any of the above.
Section 2. All species of fishes, except
those listed in Section 1 of this administrative regulation, are hereby
designated as rough fish and may be harvested by the methods prescribed by any
section of KRS Chapter 150 or 301 KAR Chapter 1.
Section 3. Sport fish, regardless of size
or how obtained, shall not be used as bait, except, Redear Sunfish less than
six (6) inches long may be used as bait. (KFWR-F-120; 1 Ky.R.
63; eff. 11-13-74; Am. 6 Ky.R. 186; eff. 11-7-79; 19 Ky.R. 453; eff. 9-23-92;
31 Ky.R. 819; 1072; eff. 1-4-2005.)