301 KAR 1:110. Prohibition on raising or hatching fish in public waters.


      RELATES TO: KRS 150.025, 150.180(2)(7), 150.280

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.025, 150.280

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: The purpose of this administrative regulation is to prohibit the raising or hatching of fish in public waters. It is necessary in order to protect the fish population.


      Section 1. A person or organization shall not use public waters to raise or hatch fish or aquatic organisms for private or commercial purposes except as specified in Section 2 of this administrative regulation. This includes cage culture of fishes.

      Section 2. The commissioner may grant approval and issue a permit for paddlefish to be stocked and reared in approved water supply lakes for aquaculture purposes pursuant to 301 KAR 1:115, Section 6. (KFWR-F-147; 1 Ky.R. 64; eff. 11-13-74; 32 Ky.R. 2083; 33 Ky.R. 86; eff. 7-12-06.)