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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 360. Fishing seasons

5 AAC 01.360. Fishing seasons

(a) In the Unalaska District, salmon may be taken for subsistence purposes from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. from January 1 through December 31, except

(1) that from June 1 through September 15, a salmon seine vessel may not be used to take salmon for subsistence 24 hours before, during, or 24 hours after an open commercial salmon fishing period within a 50-mile radius of the area open to commercial salmon fishing;

(2) as may be specified on a subsistence fishing permit; or

(3) that from June 1 through September 15, a purse seine vessel may be used to take salmon only with a gillnet and no other type of salmon gear may be on board the vessel while subsistence fishing.

(b) In the Adak, Akutan, Atka-Amlia Islands, and Umnak Districts, salmon may be taken at any time.

(c) Fish, other than salmon, rainbow trout, and steelhead trout, may be taken at any time unless restricted under the terms of a subsistence fishing permit. Rainbow trout and steelhead trout, taken incidentally in other subsistence finfish net fisheries are lawfully taken and may be retained for subsistence purposes.

History: In effect before 1988; am 5/28/92, Register 122; am/readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 5/31/98, Register 146

Authority: AS 16.05.251

Editor's note: At its February 23 - 27, 1993 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.360(a) in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .

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