(515 ILCS 5/20-25) (from Ch. 56, par. 20-25)
    Sec. 20-25. Persons controlling artificial lakes. The owners or tenants residing on, or members of private clubs that own or control by lease, lands encompassing artificial lakes of less than 30 acres that belong to the property and are supplied with waters from springs or surface drainage of intermittent streams are permitted to catch or take any of the fish protected by this Code, except largemouth, smallmouth, or spotted bass, with any size mesh hoop nets constructed of cotton, linen, or synthetic cord, or any size mesh seines not to exceed 100 yards in length, wire nets or baskets or traps, with or without wings, of any size mesh, from these ponds or lakes without obtaining any license for the devices, and then only for the purpose of fish management.
    Any fish designated by administrative rule concerning commercial species so taken may be disposed of by sale or barter. Any other fish so taken may not be sold or bartered.
(Source: P.A. 87-833.)