2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 183

(HB 1095)

Resident fishing possession limits, revised.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That ยง 41-6-2 be amended to read:

    41-6-2. A resident of this state may hunt or take in a lawful manner fox squirrel, grey squirrel, red squirrel, cottontail rabbit, game birds, or fish during an open season on land or waters on land owned or leased by the resident without first securing a license to do so. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, a resident is not in violation of any season, daily, or possession limit established for the species of fish in a man-made water body on land owned by the resident provided the resident owns the bed of the water body in its entirety, and the fish taken remain on the resident's land, unless said body of water has been stocked or managed by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks within the past five years.

     Signed March 6, 2017
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