41:07:01:08. Maximum number of hooks and lines allowed. Except as otherwise provided in this article, a person may not fish with more than two lines with more than three hooks per line. Artificial lures constitute one hook, regardless of the number of gang hooks attached. A legal bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, or speargun is to be counted as one line when anglers are using multiple lines.
Source: 4 SDR 31, effective November 27, 1977; 10 SDR 76, 10 SDR 102, effective July 1, 1984; 38 SDR 116, effective January 10, 2012.
General Authority: SDCL 41-2-18, 41-12-6.
Law Implemented: SDCL 41-2-18, 41-12-6.
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