General Laws

Section 100D. No person shall take or attempt to take eels, Anguilla rostrata, by any contrivance other than by nets, pots, spears, or angling. The director is hereby authorized to establish rules and regulations governing the size, shape, mesh size, and manner of marking such nets or pots.

It shall be unlawful for a person to take or possess elvers or eels of a size less than four inches total length.

Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or both.