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RCW 77.15.520

Commercial fishing — Unlawful gear or methods — Penalty.

(1) Except for actions involving shellfish gear punishable under RCW 77.15.522, a person is guilty of commercial fishing using unlawful gear or methods if the person acts for commercial purposes and takes or fishes for any fish or shellfish using any gear or method in violation of a rule of the commission specifying, regulating, or limiting the gear or method for taking, fishing, or harvesting of such fish or shellfish.

     (2) Commercial fishing using unlawful gear or methods is a gross misdemeanor.

[2010 c 193 § 4; 1998 c 190 § 37.]