Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

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(Published in The Journal Record April 20th, 1988.)

ORDINANCE NO. 18,966

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 38, ARTICLE V, DIVISION 3, SECTION 38-186, OF TH E OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1980, BY PROVIDING A MINIMUM LENGTH RESTRICTION ON LARGEMOUTH BASS CAUGHT IN CITY RESERVOIRS ON CITY RESERVATIONS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Emergency Ordinance

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY:

Section 1. Sections 38-186, Division 3 Article V, Chapter 38 of the Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 1980, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 38-186. Restrictions on game fish.

(a) The following are classified as Oklahoma City game fish: Wall-eyed pike, largemouth black bass, small-mouth black bass, spotted black bass, rock bass (goggle eye), black crappie, white crappie, trout, blue catfish under twenty-four (24) inches in length, and channel catfish. Blue Catfish and channel catfish are defined to mean forked tail catfish.

(b) No Oklahoma City game fish from any City-owned reservations shall be used as bait.

(c) No person shall take any Oklahoma City game fish by any means other than by hook-and-line.

(d) Anglers may take game fish according to the limits set forth in Subsection (e) of this section in any one day from midnight to midnight, and licensed nonresident fishermen shall not have in their possession on leaving the State more than a legal two-day catch of any species of Oklahoma City game fish.

(d) Specific limitations. No person shall take, catch or kill any fish in violation of the limits and restrictions set forth below:

Species

Minimum

Length

Daily

Catch

Limit

Aggregate

Possession

Limit On

Leaving

State

Aggregate

Largemouth Bass

14"

10

20

Smallmouth and/

or Spotted Black Bass

(No Minimun in City Controlled Waters)

10

20

Channel and/or

Blue Catfish

same

15

30 Crappie

same 25

50 Trout same 10

20 Rock Bass (Goggle Eyed)

same

Unlimited

Unlimited Walleyed Pike

(Yellow Piked

Perch)

same

3

6

Section 2. …

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