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§ 49-15-78. Prohibition against using gill net, trammel net, entanglement net, or like contrivance within a certain distance of the shoreline; punishment.
 

(1)  It is unlawful for a person to use a gill net, trammel net, entanglement net, or like contrivances for the taking of fish in marine waters within one-half (1/2) mile of the shoreline. 

(2)  A violation of this section is punishable by the penalties provided in Section 49-15-100, Mississippi Code of 1972. 
 

Sources: Laws,  1997, ch. 379, § 4; Laws, 2000, ch. 416, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2000.