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Puget Sound bottomfishUnlawful gear.

(1) It is unlawful to fish for or possess bottomfish taken with the following gear in all Puget Sound Marine Fish-Shellfish Management and Catch Reporting Areas:
(a) Otter trawl;
(b) Beam trawl;
(c) Dogfish set net gear;
(d) Pacific cod set net gear;
(e) Set line gear;
(f) Commercial jig gear; and
(g) Troll line gear.
(2) Violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor, punishable under RCW 77.15.520 Commercial fishing—Unlawful gear or methods—Penalty.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-355-030, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 12-23-016 (Order 12-267), § 220-48-015, filed 11/9/12, effective 12/10/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.045, 77.12.047 and 50 C.F.R., Parts 223 and 224. WSR 11-07-106 (Order 11-43), § 220-48-015, filed 3/23/11, effective 4/23/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 01-10-001 (Order 01-58), § 220-48-015, filed 4/18/01, effective 5/19/01; WSR 01-02-060 (Order 00-266), § 220-48-015, filed 12/29/00, effective 1/29/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 98-05-043, § 220-48-015, filed 2/11/98, effective 3/14/98; WSR 97-07-053 (Order 97-52), § 220-48-015, filed 3/17/97, effective 4/17/97; WSR 94-19-001 (Order 94-96), § 220-48-015, filed 9/7/94, effective 10/8/94; WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-48-015, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; WSR 91-13-051 (Order 91-39), § 220-48-015, filed 6/14/91, effective 7/15/91; WSR 89-14-010 (Order 89-48), § 220-48-015, filed 6/22/89; WSR 87-04-003 (Order 87-03), § 220-48-015, filed 1/22/87; WSR 85-08-023 (Order 85-24), § 220-48-015, filed 4/1/85; WSR 84-08-014 (Order 84-24), § 220-48-015, filed 3/27/84; WSR 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), § 220-48-015, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 83-04-025 (Order 83-04), § 220-48-015, filed 1/27/83; WSR 82-24-080 (Order 82-215), § 220-48-015, filed 12/1/82, effective 1/1/83; WSR 82-14-056 (Order 82-72), § 220-48-015, filed 7/1/82.]
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