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(515 ILCS 5/10-80)
(from Ch. 56, par. 10-80)
Illegal methods of taking.
Except as otherwise authorized in this Code or administrative rule, it shall be unlawful to take any
aquatic life except by angling methods. Illegal methods include, but are not limited to, the use of electricity or any electrical device; a lime,
acid, medical, chemical, or mechanical compound or dope of any medicated
drug; any drug or any fishberry; any dynamite, giant powder, nitro
glycerine, or other explosives; or by means of a snare, treated grain,
firearms of any kind, air rifle or blow gun, wire basket, wire seine, wire
net, wire trotline, or limb lines of any kind.
(Source: P.A. 102-837, eff. 5-13-22.)