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WAC 220-52-019

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Commercial geoduck harvestGear restrictions.

(1) It is unlawful to use any gear other than a manually operated water jet with a nozzle 5/8 of an inch or less inside diameter to commercially harvest geoducks, unless a permit to use other gear is first obtained from the director.
(2) It is unlawful for through-hull fittings for water discharge hoses connected to harvest gear to be below the water's surface in the commercial harvest of geoducks. Through-hull fittings connected to harvest gear above the water's surface must be visible at all times.
[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), § 220-52-019, filed 11/9/12, effective 12/10/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 06-17-056 (Order 06-197), § 220-52-019, filed 8/10/06, effective 9/10/06; WSR 03-10-008 (Order 03-81), § 220-52-019, filed 4/25/03, effective 5/26/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-52-019, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; WSR 93-15-051, § 220-52-019, filed 7/14/93, effective 8/14/93; WSR 84-08-014 (Order 84-24), § 220-52-019, filed 3/27/84; WSR 81-11-006 (Order 81-31), § 220-52-019, filed 5/11/81; WSR 79-12-039 (Order 79-129), § 220-52-019, filed 11/20/79; WSR 79-02-053 (Order 79-6), § 220-52-019, filed 1/30/79; Order 77-65, § 220-52-019, filed 8/5/77 and 8/25/77; Order 76-152, § 220-52-019, filed 12/17/76; Order 76-26, § 220-52-019, filed 1:45 p.m., 4/20/76; Order 1258, § 220-52-019, filed 8/25/75; Order 857, § 220-52-019, filed 12/11/69.]