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5 AAC 11.334. Gillnet specifications and operations
The size and operation of a set gillnet are as follows:
(1) a set gillnet may not exceed 100 fathoms in length; a CFEC permit holder may not operate more than one set gillnet;
(2) a set gillnet must be operated in a substantially straight line, with no more than 25 fathoms of the offshore end set in any configuration;
(3) the mesh size of a set gillnet may not exceed five inches;
(4) the maximum depth of a set gillnet may not exceed 90 meshes;
(5) 25 fathoms of seine webbing may be used as a lead, and must be attached to the shoreward end of a set gillnet; the shoreward end of the lead or gillnet must be attached to the beach above high tide and must remain dry at all times;
(6) during hours of darkness, a set gillnet must be marked with at least one red light on the seaward end of the net.

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