Snagging definition

Snagging means an effort to take fish with a hook and line in a manner that the fish does not take the hook or hooks voluntarily in its mouth.
Snagging or “snatching” means the taking of fish by foul hooking, that is, hooking fish in any part of the body other than inside the mouth. Snagging or snatching is prohibited in all waters in the inland district for all species of fish and any fish so taken shall be released immediately, except, in streams open to fishing throughout the year, as provided in section 26-112-44 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, menhaden, alewives and blueback (glut) herring may be taken by snagging or snatching.
Snagging or "gaffing" means to take a fish in a manner that the fish does not take the hook voluntarily into its mouth.

Examples of Snagging in a sentence

Snagging is defined as the practice of jerking any type of hook or lure, baited or unbaited, through the water with the intention of foul hooking fish.

Snagging for paddlefish on the Mississippi River is restricted to the area within 500 yards below the navigation dams and their spillways.

Snagging must cease after half the daily limit of any game fish has been snagged.

Snagging of kokanee salmon is permitted above Vallecito Reservoir from November 15 through December 31.

Snagging must be discontinued once the daily creel limit of any species of game fish has been harvested.


More Definitions of Snagging

Snagging means the hooking of a fish in any part of its anatomy other than the inside of the mouth.
Snagging means attempting to take or reduce a fish to possession by hooking a fish in a place other than the mouth by the use of a hook and line or any other device which is not a net or spear.
Snagging means pulling a device equipped with one or more hooks through the water in an attempt to impale fish. ‘Snagging’ does not include using lures or baited hooks designed to catch fish in or about the mouth.
Snagging means minor outstanding works which are the
Snagging means taking a fish, with a hook and line, by hooking a fish in a place other than the mouth.
Snagging means the hooking of fish other than inside the mouth, through the action of the fisherman.
Snagging or “snatching” means the taking of fish by foul hooking, that is, hooking fish in any part of the body other than inside the mouth. Snagging or snatching is prohibited