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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 180. Subsistence fishing permits

5 AAC 01.180. Subsistence fishing permits

(a) Except as provided in this section, fish may be taken for subsistence purposes without a subsistence fishing permit.

(b) A subsistence salmon fishing permit is required as follows:

(1) in all waters of the Port Clarence District;

(2) in the Norton Sound District, in all waters from Cape Douglas to Bald Point.

(c) Only one subsistence fishing permit will be issued to each household per year.

(d) In Subdistrict 1 of the Norton Sound District, the annual harvest limit for the holder of a marine waters subsistence salmon fishing permit is 200 salmon, of which no more than 50 may be chum salmon; the department may issue additional permits during runs of abundance.

(e) If a Tier II subsistence chum salmon fishery is opened under 5 AAC 01.182 and 5 AAC 01.184, a Tier II chum salmon fishing permit is required for the taking of chum salmon in Subdistrict 1 of the Norton Sound District.

History: In effect before 1988; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 6/23/99, Register 150; am 5/19/2004, Register 170

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258

Editor's note: At its February 23 - 27, 1993 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.180 in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .

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