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58 Pa. Code § 65.16. Musky enhancement.

§ 65.16. Musky enhancement.

 (a)  The Executive Director, with the approval of the Commission, may designate waters as musky enhancement. The designation of waters as musky enhancement will be effective when the waters are so posted after publication of a notice of designation in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 (b)  It is unlawful to take, catch, kill or possess muskellunge or muskellunge hybrids on or in waters designated as musky enhancement except in compliance with the following season and size and creel limits: Open-year round, minimum size of 45 inches and daily limit of 1. It is not a violation of this section if the muskellunge or muskellunge hybrid is immediately returned unharmed to the waters from which it is taken.


   The provisions of this §  65.16 issued and amended under the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. §  2102.


   The provisions of this §  65.16 adopted September 29, 2006, effective September 30, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 5976; amended September 25, 2015, effective January 1, 2016, 45 Pa.B. 5788. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (376459) to (376460).

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