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Prohibition of Taking or Possessing

220-2-.94 Prohibition of Taking or Possessing Paddlefish (Spoonbill): It shall be illegal to take or attempt to take paddlefish (spoonbill) from all public waters of Alabama by any method or to possess paddlefish (spoonbill) or any part of a paddlefish (spoonbill). Any paddlefish (spoonbill) accidentally captured shall be immediately returned to the waters from whence it came.  This regulation does not apply to commercially packaged paddlefish (spoonbill) products imported from out-of-state or to paddlefish (spoonbill) cultured at hatchery operations or grow out ponds permitted through the Commissioner, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
This regulation also does not apply to paddlefish commercially harvested by permit as provided for in regulation 220-2-.155-.203ER.

paddlefish or spoonbill catfish
Paddlefish


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