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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 6 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 373. Alagnak River Sockeye Salmon Special Harvest Area Management Plan

5 AAC 06.373. Alagnak River Sockeye Salmon Special Harvest Area Management Plan

(a) The goal of this management plan is to allow the harvest of surplus Alagnak River sockeye salmon stocks in the Alagnak River Special Harvest Area when sockeye salmon returns to the Kvichak River prevent the harvest of sockeye salmon within the Kvichak District.

(b) The Alagnak River Special Harvest Area (ARSHA) consists of the waters of the Alagnak River from ADF&G regulatory markers located 1.5 miles upstream of its confluence with the Kvichak River, upstream to ADF&G regulatory markers located downstream of South Slough.

(c) Salmon may be taken in the ARSHA under this section only during fishing periods established by emergency order.

(d) Salmon may be taken in the ARSHA only with set gillnet gear. Salmon harvested in the ARSHA will not count against the allocations of sockeye salmon to the set gillnet fishery specified in 5 AAC 06.364(b) .

(e) When the ARSHA is open under this section, a set gillnet may only be operated as follows:

(1) a set gillnet may not exceed 25 fathoms in length;

(2) a set gillnet may not be set or operated within 150 feet of another set gillnet;

(3) during the operation of a set gillnet, a person may not place any part of the set gillnet, anchor, peg, stake, buoy, or other device to set the gillnet, more than 200 feet from the terrestrial vegetation line of a bank on the Alagnak River;

(4) a set gillnet must be operated in a substantially straight line perpendicular to the nearest bank of the Alagnak River;

(5) notwithstanding 5 AAC 39.240(a) , a vessel may not have more than 50 fathoms of set gillnet gear for each CFEC permit holder on board the vessel;

(6) all gear and equipment associated with set gillnet fishing in the ARSHA must be removed from the water when it is not being used to fish in the ARSHA.

(f) For the purpose of this section, "bank of the Alagnak River" does not include the banks of any island of the Alagnak River.

(g) The provisions of this section do not apply after December 31, 2005.

History: Eff. 6/15/2005, Register 174

Authority: AS 16.05.060

AS 16.05.251

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