(515 ILCS 5/10-80) (from Ch. 56, par. 10-80)
    Sec. 10-80. Illegal methods of taking. Except as otherwise authorized in this Code or administrative rule, it shall be unlawful to take any aquatic life except by angling methods. Illegal methods include, but are not limited to, the use of electricity or any electrical device; a lime, acid, medical, chemical, or mechanical compound or dope of any medicated drug; any drug or any fishberry; any dynamite, giant powder, nitro glycerine, or other explosives; or by means of a snare, treated grain, firearms of any kind, air rifle or blow gun, wire basket, wire seine, wire net, wire trotline, or limb lines of any kind.
(Source: P.A. 102-837, eff. 5-13-22.)