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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 710. Fishing seasons

5 AAC 01.710. Fishing seasons

(a) Except in the nonsubsistence areas described in 5 AAC 99.015(a) (1) and (a)(2) and unless restricted in this section, 5 AAC 01.725, or under the terms of a subsistence fishing permit, fish, other than rainbow trout and steelhead trout, may be taken in the Southeastern Alaska Area at any time.

(b) Repealed 6/30/83.

(c) Herring may be taken at any time, except that in the 72 hours before, and 72 hours after an open commercial herring fishing period in the Southeastern Alaska Area, a vessel that, or crew member or permit holder who, participates in that commercial herring fishery opening may not take or possess herring under this chapter in any district in the Southeastern Alaska Area.

(d) Repealed 7/18/2003.

(e) From July 7 through July 31, sockeye salmon may be taken in the waters of Klawock Inlet enclosed by a line from Klawock Light to the Klawock Oil Dock, the Klawock River, and Klawock Lake only from 8:00 a.m. Monday until 5:00 p.m. Friday.

(f) A subsistence permit issued under 5 AAC 01.015 for salmon taken in those waters of Sumner Strait in the vicinity of Point Baker will specify the

(1) area where the salmon may be taken;

(2) time period during which the salmon may be taken; and

(3) gillnet gear that may be used, not to exceed 50 fathoms in length.

History: In effect before 1983; am 6/30/83, Register 86; am 4/18/86, Register 98; am/readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 4/23/94, Register 130; am 5/6/94, Register 130; am 6/7/95, Register 135; am 9/29/95, Register 135; am 6/19/97, Register 142; am 7/18/2003, Register 167

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5 AAC 01.710(c) - (e) in their entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .


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