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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 575. Waters closed to subsistence fishing

5 AAC 01.575. Waters closed to subsistence fishing

(a) All salt water is closed to the taking of finfish, except

(1) the Tyonek and Port Graham Subdistricts;

(2) salmon may be taken in the Koyuktolik, Port Chatham, and Windy Bay Subdistricts;

(3) repealed 5/14/93;

(4) repealed 5/14/93;

(5) smelt may be taken as provided in 5 AAC 01.599;

(6) repealed 6/7/95;

(7) repealed 6/7/95;

(8) salmon may be taken in the waters of Seldovia Bay described in 5 AAC 01.560(b) (8);

(9) bottomfish, halibut, and herring may be taken in the waters of the Cook Inlet Area that are outside the boundaries of the nonsubsistence area described in 5 AAC 99.015(a) (3).

(b) Salmon may not be taken in waters described in 5 AAC 39.290.

(c) Trout, grayling, char, and burbot may not be taken in fresh water, except that Dolly Varden may be taken in fresh water in the Port Graham Subdistrict.

History: In effect before 1981; am 5/6/81, Register 78; am 5/17/81, Register 78; am 5/11/85, Register 94; am 6/10/89, Register 110; em am 5/22/91 - 5/30/91, Register 118; am 7/21/91, Register 119; am/readopt 5/14/93, Register 126; am 5/6/94, Register 130; am 6/7/95, Register 135; am 2/24/96, Register 137; am 4/23/98, Register 146; am 4/22/99, Register 150; am 3/11/2001, Register 157; am 3/8/2002, Register 161

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258

Editor's note: At its November 8 - 20, 1992 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.575(a) (1), (a)(2), (a)(5), (b), and (c) in their entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .

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