Require Biodegradable Hooks and Lures for Freshwater Fishing
|Sponsor:||Senator Paul Davis, Senate 4 - Piscataquis County|
|Bill #:||LD 695|
UPDATE: The committee voted the bill Ought Not to Pass.
Beginning January 1, 2024, this bill prohibits fishing in inland waters using nonbiodegradable hooks or certain nonbiodegradable artificial lures. A person who violates this prohibition commits a Class E crime.