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WAC 220-49-012

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Herring, anchovy and smelt fishing—Purse seine.

(1) Lawful purse seine gear in the Puget Sound herring and anchovy fisheries shall not exceed 600 feet in length or contain meshes less than 1/2-inch stretch measure unless otherwise authorized by permit from the director.
(2) Lawful purse seine gear in the Puget Sound smelt fishery shall not exceed 350 feet in length nor contain meshes less than 1/2 inch stretch measure.
(3) Licensing:
(a) A baitfish purse seine fishery license is a license required to operate the gear provided for in this section and allows the operator to retain smelt and anchovy.
(b) A herring purse seine fishery license is a license required to operate the gear provided for in this section and allows the operator to retain herring.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 98-05-043, § 220-49-012, filed 2/11/98, effective 3/14/98; WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-49-012, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; Order 76-148, § 220-49-012, filed 12/2/76; Order 1105, § 220-49-012, filed 12/28/73.]