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Maryland Code, Natural Resources § 4-701.1

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(a) There is a commercial northern snakehead license.

(b)(1) The license authorizes the holder to catch for sale northern snakeheads in the tidal waters of the State using:

(i) A bow and arrow attached to a retrieval line;  or

(ii) Hook and line.

(2) A licensee may not fish with a bow and arrow under the license within 100 yards of:

(i) Another person or vessel;

(ii) A public or private swimming area;

(iii) A diver down flag;  or

(iv) An occupied offshore stationary blind.

(c) An applicant for a license does not need to hold a tidal fish license under § 4-701 of this subtitle to be eligible for the license.

(d) A person who wishes to obtain a license shall complete and submit an application for the license to the Department or any person designated by the Department.

(e) The term of the license is 1 year from September 1 through August 31 of the following year.

(f) The annual license fee is $15.

(g) A licensee may not transfer a license issued under this section.

(h) A licensee who fishes for northern snakehead under the license shall possess the license.

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