[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Seward as Ch. 6, Art. 5, of the 1976 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Regulations on Fish, published by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, shall be effective on City-owned lakes, except as modified by ordinance and resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City.
It shall be unlawful for any person to take more than 10 fish of all kinds combined in any one day.
It shall be unlawful for any person to use more than one pole or more than two hooks per pole.
It shall be unlawful to snag any fish externally with a hook and line, whether a game or non-game fish.
It shall be unlawful to use throw lines.
It shall be unlawful to seine for bait.
Any lake shall be closed to fishing for three days following the stocking thereof. Such stocked lake shall be open to fishing at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth day following the stocking.
Fishing is prohibited when there is ice on such lake, except at such areas specifically designated by the City and posted for such purpose.
[Amended 3-21-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-07]
[Added 3-21-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-07]
The Park/Recreation/Cemetery/Golf Director, or his designee, is hereby authorized to create additional rules and regulations governing fishing upon City-owned lakes as may be necessary, which further such rules and regulations shall, before becoming effective, be approved by the Mayor and City Council by ordinance and then filed with the City Clerk.
The Park/Recreation/Cemetery/Golf Director shall have control of all fishing and shall enforce the provisions of this article, and all rules and regulations adopted hereunder. The Park/Recreation/Cemetery/Golf Director shall have and is hereby vested with authority to suspend or revoke fishing privileges for violation of any of the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to the provisions of this article, or for refusal of any person to comply with the provisions hereof, or rules and regulations adopted pursuant hereto.
Any person who violates the prohibitions or provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a violation. The penalty for such violation shall be an amount not to exceed $500 for any one offense, recoverable with costs, and in default of said payment the offender shall stand committed to the County Jail until such fine and costs are paid. Each period of 24 hours during or on which a violation occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.