Nongame Device - Skimbow net


A hand operated dip net constructed of wood with wire or textile netting with a mesh size not greater than 1½ inches square hung within a frame formed by a length of wood looped and attached to itself to form a bow. The bow may not exceed 14 feet in any direction.


Where can the device be used:

Only allowed in designated areas.

License Requirements:

Recreational fishing license only. Commercial fishing not allowed with this device.
Purchase license online

Additional tags and permits required:


Hours / Seasons:

No closed season, except when used for shad and herring, it may only be used from February 1 through April 30.

Marking required: