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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 645. Subsistence bag, possession, and size limits

5 AAC 01.645. Subsistence bag, possession, and size limits

(a) Possession limits for salmon in the Glennallen Subdistrict of the Upper Copper River District are described in 5 AAC 01.630(e) .

(b) In the Copper River District and other locations open to commercial salmon fishing and in conformance with commercial salmon fishing regulations, the annual subsistence salmon limit is as follows:

(1) 15 salmon for a household of one person;

(2) 30 salmon for a household of two persons;

(3) 10 salmon for each additional person in a household over those specified in (2) of this subsection;

(4) no more than five king salmon may be taken per permit.

(c) The daily bag limit for halibut is two fish and the possession limit is four fish. A person may not take or possess halibut under sport fishing regulations and under this section on the same day.

(d) The daily bag limit for lingcod is two fish and the possession limit is four fish. A person may not take or possess lingcod under sport fishing regulations and under this section on the same day. Lingcod retained must measure at least 35 inches from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail. Undersized lingcod shall be returned to the water immediately without further harm.

(e) The daily bag limit for rockfish is as follows:

(1) from May 1 through September 15, the daily bag limit is five fish and the possession limit is 10 fish, of which only two per day and two in possession may be non-pelagic rockfish; a person may not take or possess rockfish under sport fishing regulations and under this section on the same day;

(2) from September 16 through April 30, the daily bag and possession limit is 10 fish, of which only two per day and two in possession may be non-pelagic rockfish; a person may not take or possess rockfish under sport fishing regulations and under this section on the same day.

(f) The daily bag limit for sharks is one fish and the possession limit is two fish. A person may not take or possess sharks under sport fishing regulations and under this section on the same day.

History: In effect before 1984; am 4/28/84, Register 90; am 5/23/88, Register 106; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 5/24/97, Register 142; am 3/30/2000, Register 153; am 6/12/2003, Register 166

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 01.645 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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