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Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-22-9-7

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Sec. 7. (a) This section does not apply to the sale of fish produced in private ponds for sale or for breeding and stocking purposes, or for roe bearing species listed in IC 14-22-13-2.5(a), if the owner obtains a permit from the director under the rules adopted by the department and conditions provided in the permit.

(b) A person may not sell, barter, or exchange, offer to sell, barter, or exchange, or purchase or offer to purchase fish protected by law, whether taken in Indiana, the boundary waters of the state, or some other state and brought into Indiana, except as otherwise provided in this article.  Restaurants, hotels, boardinghouses, or eating houses may prepare and serve during the open season to:

(1) a guest, patron, or boarder;  and

(2) the family of the guest, patron, or boarder;

fish legally taken in open season in Indiana by the guest, patron, or boarder.

(c) Except for roe bearing species listed in IC 14-22-13-2.5(a) or as specifically prohibited by law, a person may sell a species of hatchery reared fish or fish legally taken outside Indiana under a valid commercial fishing license or regulation, dead or alive, dressed or undressed, or partly dressed under the rules that the department and the state department of health prescribe if the fish are tagged or labeled in a manner that specifically identifies the following:

(1) The name and address of the seller.

(2) The hatchery.

(3) The commercial fishing license or regulation.

(d) A person may not import and sell a live species of fish that has not been approved by the director without a permit from the director for this activity.

Cite this article: - Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-22-9-7 - last updated June 08, 2021 |

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