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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 470. Lawful gear and gear specifications

5 AAC 01.470. Lawful gear and gear specifications

(a) Salmon may be taken by seines and gillnets, or with gear specified on a subsistence fishing permit, except that in Chignik Lake salmon may not be taken with purse seines.

(b) Fish other than salmon may be taken by gear listed in 5 AAC 01.010(a) , unless restricted under the terms of a subsistence fishing permit.

(c) Halibut may be taken for subsistence purposes only by a single handheld line with no more than two hooks attached.

History: In effect before 1985; am 5/11/85, Register 94; am 6/2/88, Register 106; readopt 5/13/93, Register 126; am 2/16/2006, Register 177

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258

Editor's note: At its January 5 - 11, 1993 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.470 in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .


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