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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 77 . Personal Use Fishery
Section 280. Nushagak District personal use gillnet salmon fishery

5 AAC 77.280. Nushagak District personal use gillnet salmon fishery

Salmon may be taken for personal use in those waters of the Nushagak District open to subsistence salmon fishing south of a line from Snag Point to Picnic Point only as follows:

(1) salmon may be taken only under the authority of a personal use salmon fishing permit issued through the ADF&G office in Dillingham;

(2) salmon may be taken only from July 1 through July 31 during fishing periods open for subsistence salmon fishing;

(3) salmon may be taken only with set gillnets; a person may not operate more than 10 fathoms of gillnet; a gillnet may not have a mesh size larger than 5 3/8 inches and must be staked and buoyed; the requirement for the minimum distance between set gillnets is specified in 5 AAC 01.310 and 5 AAC 01.320;

(4) a person may not operate or assist in operating personal use salmon fishing gear under this section at the same time that person is operating or assisting in operating commercial salmon fishing gear;

(5) the annual harvest limit is 70 salmon, of which only five may be king salmon; this limit is not in addition to the limits in 5 AAC 67.020 and 5 AAC 67.022.

History: Eff. 4/2/88, Register 105; am 12/1/2004, Register 172

Authority: AS 16.05.060

AS 16.05.251

Editor's note: The ADF&G office in Dillingham is located at 546 Kenny Wren Road, Dillingham, Alaska.

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