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WAC 220-356-060

Puget Sound herring, anchovy and smelt commercial fisheriesDrag seine.

(1) Gear requirements: It is unlawful to operate drag seine gear in the Puget Sound herring, anchovy and smelt commercial fisheries that exceeds 350 feet in length or contains meshes less than 1/2 inch stretch measure. A violation of this subsection is punishable under RCW 77.15.520, Commercial fishingUnlawful gear or methodsPenalty.
(2) Licensing:
(a) A food fish drag seine fishery license is required to operate drag seine gear in the Puget Sound smelt and anchovy commercial fisheries and allows the operator to retain smelt and anchovy.
(b) A herring drag seine fishery license is required to operate drag seine gear in the Puget Sound herring commercial fishery and allows the operator to retain herring.
(c) Failure to obtain the required license prior to operating gear and retaining smelt, anchovy or herring is punishable under RCW 77.15.500, Commercial fishing without a licensePenalty.
[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 § 220-356-060, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 14-15-006 (Order 14-157), § 220-49-011, filed 7/2/14, effective 8/2/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 98-05-043, § 220-49-011, filed 2/11/98, effective 3/14/98; WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-49-011, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; Order 1105, § 220-49-011, filed 12/28/73.]
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