(1) It shall be unlawful to take, fish for and possess in any quantity carp taken for personal use except by angling or spearing or with bow and arrow. Violation of this subsection is an infraction, punishable under RCW 77.15.160
. It is unlawful to possess carp taken with gear in violation of the provisions of this section. Possession of carp while using gear in violation of the provisions of this section is a rebuttable presumption that the carp were taken with such gear. Possession of such carp is punishable under RCW 77.15.380
Unlawful recreational fishing in the second degree -- Penalty, unless the carp are taken in the amounts or manner to constitute a violation of RCW 77.15.370
Unlawful recreational fishing in the first degree -- Penalty.
(2) It is unlawful to fish for or possess carp taken from water not open to the taking of gamefish or salmon.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 06-09-021 (Order 06-67), § 220-56-280, filed 4/11/06, effective 5/12/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), § 220-56-280, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), § 220-56-280, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]