Nebraska Revised Statute 37-321

Chapter 37 Section 321


Fish; emergency created by drying up of waters; permission to take by any means; order; violation; penalty.

The secretary of the commission may, by order, authorize the taking of fish by any means and in any number whenever the secretary determines, pursuant to standards imposed by rules and regulations adopted and promulgated by the commission, that such action is necessary for proper fish management as a result of an emergency created by the drying up of any waters inhabited by fish. Such determination shall specify the waters in which such emergency action is desirable, and the authorization so granted shall extend to such waters and to no others. The taking of any fish in violation of this section shall be a Class V misdemeanor.


  • Laws 1961, c. 174, § 7, p. 521;
  • Laws 1977, LB 40, § 189;
  • R.S.1943, (1993), § 37-503.06;
  • Laws 1998, LB 922, § 79;
  • Laws 2013, LB499, § 3.