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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 680. Subsistence fishing permits

5 AAC 01.680. Subsistence fishing permits

(a) Salmon, trout and char may only be taken under authority of a subsistence fishing permit.

(b) Except as provided in (d) of this section, the department shall not issue a permit for the taking of steelhead trout.

(c) Salmon, trout, or char taken incidentally by gear operated under the terms of a subsistence permit for salmon are legally taken and possessed for subsistence purposes. The holder of a subsistence salmon permit must report any salmon, trout, or char taken in this manner on his or her permit calendar.

(d) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, the department shall issue subsistence permits for the taking of steelhead trout in the Situk and Ahrnklin Rivers, and it shall manage that directed fishery toward an annual guideline harvest level of 300 steelhead trout.

History: In effect before 1988; am 6/25/89, Register 110; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 4/27/97, Register 142

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readopted 5 AAC 01.680 in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .

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