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(a) Herring may be taken from October 1 through February 28 (winter food and bait fishery), only during periods established by emergency order, in the following Districts and Sections: 1 - 10, 11-B, 11-C, 12, 13-A, 13-B south of the latitude of Aspid Cape (56ΓΈ 41.75' N. lat.), 14, 15-A, and 16, except for locations within those districts set out in (b) of this section.
(b) Herring may be taken in the sac roe fishery only during seasons established by emergency order in the following districts and sections:
(1) in the purse seine fishery, herring may be taken only in the following sections:
(A) Section 1-E;
(B) Section 1-F, north of the latitude of South Vallenar Point;
(C) Section 11-A, north of the Shrine of St. Terese;
(D) Section 13-B, north of the latitude of Aspid Cape (56ΓΈ 41.75' N. lat.), except for Whale and Necker Bays;
(E) Sections 15-B and 15-C;
(2) in the set gillnet fishery, herring may be taken only in the following districts and sections:
(A) Section 1-E;
(B) Section 1-F,
(i) north of the latitude of South Vallenar Point;
(ii) that portion south and east of a line from Point Sykes to Twin Island Light to Form Point and north of a line from Form Point to Foggy Point;
(C) in District 10, only in that portion east of a line from Cape Fanshaw to Five Finger Light to McDonald Rock Buoy to Point League;
(D) Section 11-D.
(c) Repealed 12/29/84.
(d) Herring may be taken for bait pound operations from October 1 through September 30, only during periods established by emergency order in the following districts and sections:
(1) Section 1-E;
(2) in District 6, only toss waters of Scow Bay north of the latitude of Mountain Point and south of the latitude of Blunt Point;
(3) in Section 11-A, in the following areas:
(A) Tee Harbor, south of the latitude of Point Stephens;
(B) Indian Cove, inside a line from Indian Point to a point at 58ΓΈ 22.58' N. lat., 134ΓΈ 42.30' W. long.;
(4) in Section 13-A, only in those waters of Lisianski Inlet south of the latitude of Junction Island;
(5) in Section 13-B, north of the latitude of Dorothy Narrows (56ΓΈ 49' N. lat.).
(e) Repealed 4/24/2003.
(f) Herring spawn on kelp in pounds may be taken only during periods established by emergency order. The commissioner may open or close, by emergency order, the herring spawn-on-kelp fishing period for open pound gear at the same time or at a different time than when the commissioner opens or closes the spawn-on-kelp fishing period for closed pound gear.
History: In effect before 1983; am 4/16/83, Register 86; am 12/29/84, Register 92; am 3/16/89, Register 109; am 6/25/89, Register 110; am 5/2/92, Register 122; am 4/24/97, Register 142; am 1/29/98, Register 145; am 10/12/2000, Register 156; am 3/11/2001, Register 157; am 4/24/2003, Register 166
Authority: AS 16.05.060
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