Statutory Authority: ECL 11-1315 and 11-1317, 6 NYCRR Part 175
A Bait License allows the licensee to take for sale as bait and sell as bait certain fish and aquatic insects.
|Gear Operation:||Bait License Fee|
|To sell bait fish||$ 2.00||$ 6.00|
|To take and sell bait fish.
Each net not over 50 feet long
|Each additional foot:||.25||.75|
|To take and sell aquatic insects.||2.00||6.00|
|To take bait fish with traps or fyke nets in Lake Erie and the Niagara River west of the Falls, each minnow trap (specification as in Section 11-1315)||3.00||9.00|
|In privately owned ponds, each trap not exceeding 3 x 1 ½ feet, or fyke net not exceeding 2 foot hoop.||3.00||9.00|
Each establishment for retail or wholesale sale of bait fish or fish bait (aquatic insects) must be licensed.