301 Kar 1:060. Sport And Rough Fish

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/301/001/060.htm
Published: 2015

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      301 KAR 1:060. Sport and rough fish.


      RELATES TO: KRS 150.010, 150.015



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;

      (h) Musky;

      (i) Rock Bass;

      (j) Northern Pike;

      (k) White Crappie;

      (l) Black Crappie;

      (m) Chain Pickerel;

      (n) Trout;

      (o) Walleye;

      (p) Sauger;

      (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.)