41:07:01:20. Authorization for landowner to perform fisheries management activities -- Conditions. The Secretary may grant authorization without fee to a landowner, or the landowner's designee, to conduct fisheries management activities on created, man-made impoundments that only inundate private land under the following conditions:
(1) Activities permitted under this authorization include the use of special equipment, stocking permitted species of fish, chemical control of vegetation, and fish removal beyond the allowance of the applicable fish limit;
(2) The authorized landowner, or the landowner's designee, shall notify a Conservation Officer prior to transporting live fish or fish in quantities exceeding applicable fish limits away from the private land where the waters are located;
(3) Persons fishing in waters included in this authorization shall abide by applicable fish limits in accordance with § 41:07:03; and
(4) That access to a requested water is entirely under the applicant's control by ownership, lease, or easement. If a requested water is not entirely owned by the applicant, then the applicant shall provide with the application a true and correct copy of the written lease or easement.
Source: 43 SDR 89, effective December 29, 2016.
General Authority: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2)(15).
Law Implemented: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2)(15).
Cross references: Nets, seines, and similar devices, weirs, dams, and artificial obstructions prohibited, SDCL 41-12-9.
Use of explosives, electrical devices, and drugs as misdemeanor, SDCL 41-12-13.
Permit required to use plant control chemicals in game fish waters, SDCL 41-13-2.
Commission authority required to introduce fish or eggs into public waters, SDCL 41-13-3.
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