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$ 12. QUAIL (Bobwhite).]. It shall be unlawful: . (a) To hunt or kill quails, except between the 10th day of November and the 10th day of December, both inclusive, of each year.

(b) For any person to kill, in any one day, in excess of twelve quails. (0) For

any person to have in his or her possession, at any one time, in excess of thirty-six quails.

$ 13. RAILS (Except coots).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To hunt or kill rails, except between the 1st day of September and the 30th day of November, both inclusive, of each year.

(b) For any person to kill, in any one day, in excess of fifteen rails.

1) For any person to have in his or her possession, at any one time, in excess of sixty rails.

$ 14. SNIPE (Wilson and jack).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To hunt or kill snipes, except between the 16th day of September and the 31st day of December, both inclusive, of each year.

(b) For any person to kill, in any one day, in excess of fifteen snipes.

(c) For any person to have in his or her possession, at any one time, in excess of fifty snipes.

$ 15. WATER FOWLS (Brants, coots, ducks, geese).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To hunt or kill any brants, coots, ducks, or geese, except during such period of time as is presently provided by a proclamation of the President of the United States, dated July 31, 1918, and made pursuant to an Act of Congress of the United States, approved July 3, 1918, known as the “Migratory Bird Treaty Act," namely, from September 16th to December 31st, both inclusive, of each year, or during ruch periods of time as the President of the United States may hereafter by proclamation designate. The Director of the Department of Agriculture of this State shall give due notice of any proclamation issued by the President of the United States and observe the provisions thereof in the enforcement of this Act.

(h) To hunt or kill, or to attempt to hunt or kill, any wood duck or eider duck until the 16th day of September, A. D. 1925.

(c) For any person to kill, in any one day, in excess of eight (8) brants, fifteen (15) coots, fifteen (15) ducks, and eight (8) geese.

(1) For any person to have in his or her possession, at any one time, in excess of ten (10) brants, sixty (60) Coots, sixty (60) ducks

and ten (10) geese.

(e) To hunt any such water fowls from any fixed or artificial ambush located beyond the lines of the natural covering of reeds, canes, willows, flags, crooked brush, wild rice, or other vegetation, above the open waters of any lake, river, bayou or inlet, or other water course within the jurisdiction of the State.

(f) To hunt or kill, or to attempt to hunt or kill, any such water fowls from an electric, gas or steam launch, sail boat or areo or hydroplane.

(g) To use a rifle, swivel gun, trap, snare or net in hunting or killing, or attempting to hunt or kill any such water fowls.

(h) To use a sneak boat, sink box, or other device for the purpose of concealment, when hunting any such water fowls. § 16. GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO GAME BIRDS.]

It shall be unlawful :

(a) To use a trap, snare or net in taking, or attempting to take, any of the game birds named in this Act.

(b) To take, or needlessly destroy, the nests or eggs thereof.

(c) To hunt or kill, or to attempt to hunt or kill, any of such game birds before sunrise or after sunset.

(d) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, to have in possession any of the game birds named in this Act, whether killed or taken within or without the State, or lawfully or unlawfully killed or taken.

(b) NON-GAME BIRDS.
§ 17. NON-GAME BIRDS.] It shall be unlawful:

(a) For any person to shoot, kill, destroy or catch, or attempt to shoot, kill, destroy or catch, or have in possession, living or dead, any song, insectivorous or non-game seed-eating bird, or part of such bird, other than an English sparrow, crow, blackbird, blue-jay, Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk, goshawk, duck hawk, pigeon hawk, great horned owl or cormorant.

(b) For any person to take or needlessly destroy the nest or eggs of any song, insectivorous or non-game seed-eating bird, or have in his or her possession the nest or eggs thereof.

ARTICLE 3.

(a)
FISH. (b) MUSSELS, FROGS AND TURTLES.

(a) FISH.
$ 18. BASS (Black).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, black bass, except by hooks and lines, and if caught or taken by any other means, the same shall be immediately returned to the waters from which taken, without unnecessary injury.

(b) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have any black bass in possession, whether caught or taken within or without the State, or lawfully or unlawfully caught or taken.

$ 19. BASS (Rock, white or striped), BUFFALO, BULLHEAD CAT, CARP, CAT FISII, CRAPPIES, PERCII (White), PERCII (Yellow or Ringed) and SUNFISTI). It shall be unlawful:

(a) To catch or take rock bass of less than six (6) inches in length, white or striped bass of less than eight (8) inches in length,

vaffalo of less than fifteen (15) inches in length, bullhead cat of less than six (6) inches in length, dressed, and eight (8) inches in length, undressed, carp of less than fifteen (15) inches in length, catfish of less than thirteen (13) inches in length, catfish (blue or channel) of less than fifteen (15) inches in length, crappies of less than eight (8) inches ir length, perch (white) of less than ten (10) inches in length, perch yellow or ringed) of less than seven (7) inches in length, and sunfish of less than six (6) inches in length, except by hooks and lines, and if any such fish under such respective lengths are caught or taken by any her means, the same shall be immediately returned to the waters from 'ich taken without unnecessary injury.

(b) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or tish dealer, to have in possession any of the above named fish, if the came are undersized.

(c) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, to ship or offer for shipment, or receive for shipment, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have in possession any of the above named fish, caught or taken from #aters wholly or in part within the jurisdiction of the State, or over which the State has concurrent jurisdiction with any other state, between the 1st day of April and the 1st day of June, both inclusive, of any year.

BLACK FINS, CHUBS, HERRING AND LONG JAWS.] It shall be unlawful :

To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, black fins, chubs, herring or long jaws with either gill nets, dip nets or pound nets, the meshes of which are either more or less than one and one-quarter (114)

$ 20.

inches square.

21. PERCH (Lake).] It shall be unlawful:

To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, lake perch of less than seven (7) inches in length, except by hooks and lines, and if caught or taken by any other means, the same shall be immediately returned to the waters from which taken, without unnecessary injury.

(b) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have in possession any lake perch, if the same are undersized.

(c) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, lake perch with zill nets, dip nets or pound nets, the meshes of which are either more or less than one and one-quarter (114) inches square,

$ 22. PICKEREL, PIKE AND PIKE PERCH (commonly known as Wall-Eyed Pike, Jack or Yellow Salmon).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take pickerel, pike or pike perch commonly known as wall-eyed pike, jack or yellow salmon), except by hooks and lines, and if caught or taken by any other means, the same shall be immediately returned to the waters from which taken, without unnecessary injury.

(b) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have in possession any of the above named fish, if taken from waters within the jurisdiction of the State.

(c) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have pickerel or pike of less than fifteen (15) inches in length, or pike perch commonly known as wall-eyed pike, jack or yellow salmon) of less than thirteen (13) inches in length, in possession, if taken without the State.

(d) The sale or having in possession of the species of fish commonly known as gray pike, sauger pike, blue pike or sand pike, caught in waters without the jurisdiction of the State of Illinois, shall not be unlawful on account of anything contained in this section.

$ 23. Trout (Lake) AND WHITE FISH.] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, lake trout or white fish, with gill nets or pound nets, the meshes of which are less than two and one-quarter (214) inches square.

(b) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, lake trout or white fish, between the 1st day of November and the 1st day of December, both inclusive, of any year, by means of any device whatsoever.

(c) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, lake trout or white fish of less weight than one and one-quarter (114) pounds, dressed. and if any such fish under such weight are caught or taken, the same shall be immediately returned to the waters from which taken, without unnecessary injury, provided that any single catch of lake trout or white fish, containing not in excess of ten per cent undersized lake trout or white fish shall not be unlawful, but such undersized lake trout or white fish shall not be shipped, but shall be disposed of or sold upon the shore of the body of water from which taken.

(d) To buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or for any commercial institution, commission house, restaurant or cafe keeper, or fish dealer, to have in possession any lake trout or white fish, if the same are under weight, except as hereinabove provided.

$ 24. Minxows.] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, minnows, except for bait.

(b) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, minnows by the use of minnow seines of more than twenty (20) feet in length.

(c) To catch or take, or attempt to catch or take, minnows with minnow seines or traps, the meshes of which are less than one-quarter (14) of an inch square.

(d) For any person to buy, sell or barter, or offer to buy, sell or barter, or have in possession, minnows for any purpose whatsoever except for use as bait.

(e) In catching or taking, or attempting to catch or take, minnows for bait, all other fish (of whatever size) taken, shall be returned to the waters from which taken, without unnecessary injury.

$ 25. NETS (Dip, hoop, fyke, basket and trap).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, any dip net, hoop net, fyke net, basket or trap net, between the 1st day of April and the 1st day of June, both inclusive, of each year, except that dip nets may be used or operated for the catching of black fins, chubs, herring, long jaws and lake perch during the entire year.

(b) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, any dip net, howp net, fyke net, basket or trap net, the meshes of which are less than one and one-half (112) inches square, except that dip nets may be used for the purpose of taking lake perch, the meshes of which are not less than one and one-quarter (114) inches square, and to take black fins, chubs

, herring and long jaws, the meshes of which are not more nor less than one and one-quarter (114) inches square.

(c) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, any hoop or fyke net of more than two hundred (200) yards in length, or to set, place or use the same in such a manner as to obstruct more than onehalf the width of any stream, river, lake, slough, bayou or other water

course.

§ 26. NETS (Gill and pound).] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, gill or pound nets, for the purpose of taking or catching, or attempting to take or catch, lake trout or white fish, between the 1st day of November and the 1st day of December, both inclusive, of each year.

(b) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, gill or pound nets with meshes of less than two and one-quarter (214) inches square in taking or catching, or attempting to take or catch, lake trout or white fish; or of either more or less than one and one-quarter (114) inches square in taking or catching, or attempting to take or catch, black fins, chubs, herring, long jaws or lake perch.

(C) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, pound nets, of more than two hundred (200) yards in length, or to set, place or use the same in such manner as to obstruct more than one-half of the width of any stream, river, lake, slough, bayou or other water course.

(d) To set or lift gill or pound nets, except by the use of a tug, launch, sail boat or row boat.

$ 27. Seines.] It shall be unlawful:

(a) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate a seine between the 1st day of April and the 31st day of August, both inclusive, of each

(b) To use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, a seine of more than one thousand (1,000) vards in length or the meshes of which are less than one and one-half (112) inches square, except that after the 31st day of August, 1920, it shall be unlawful to use or operate, or attempt to use or operate, á seine, the meshes of which are less than two

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