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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 648. Prince William Sound Subsistence Salmon Fisheries Management Plans

5 AAC 01.648. Prince William Sound Subsistence Salmon Fisheries Management Plans

(a) Salmon may be taken for subsistence purposes in those waters of the Southwestern District, as described in 5 AAC 24.200, and along the northwestern shore of Green Island from the westernmost tip of the island to the northernmost tip, only as follows:

(1) repealed 6/27/93;

(2) salmon may be taken only by seines up to 50 fathoms in length and 100 meshes deep with a maximum mesh size of four inches, or by gillnets up to 150 fathoms in length, except that pink salmon may be taken in fresh water by dip nets only;

(3) salmon may be taken only from May 15 through September 30;

(4) fishing periods are,

(A) from May 15 until two days before the commercial opening of the Southwestern District, seven days per week;

(B) during the commercial salmon fishing season, only during open commercial salmon fishing periods;

(C) from two days following the closure of the commercial salmon season until September 30, seven days per week;

(5) no fishing is allowed within the closed waters areas described in 5 AAC 24.350 and 5 AAC 39.290 for commercial salmon fisheries; only pink salmon may be taken in fresh water;

(6) there are no bag and possession limits for this fishery;

(7) permits may be issued only at Chenega Bay village.

(b) Salmon may be taken for subsistence purposes in those waters north of a line from Porcupine Point to Granite Point, and south of a line from Point Lowe to Tongue Point, only as follows:

(1) repealed 6/27/93;

(2) salmon may be taken only by seines up to 50 fathoms in length and 100 meshes deep with a maximum mesh size of four inches, or by gillnets up to 150 fathoms in length with a maximum mesh size of six and one-quarter inches, except that pink salmon may be taken in fresh water by dip nets only;

(3) salmon may be taken only from May 15 through October 31;

(4) fishing periods are,

(A) from May 15 until two days before the commercial opening of the Eastern District, seven days per week;

(B) during the commercial salmon fishing season, only during open commercial salmon fishing periods;

(C) from two days following the closure of the commercial salmon season until October 31, seven days per week;

(5) no fishing is allowed within the closed waters areas described in 5 AAC 24.350 and 5 AAC 39.290 for commercial salmon fisheries; only pink salmon may be taken in fresh water;

(6) there are no bag and possession limits for this fishery;

(7) permits may be issued only at Tatitlek village.

History: Eff. 6/2/88, Register 106; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 6/27/93, Register 126; am 5/22/94, Register 130

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 01.648 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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