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PDFWAC 220-356-110

Herring and anchovySeasonsLawful gearPurposes.

It shall be unlawful to take, fish for or possess for commercial purposes herring or anchovy in Puget Sound except during lawful seasons, with lawful gear and for such purposes as provided for hereinafter in each respective fishing area:
(1) Area 20A.
(a) Closed September 1 through May 31 to all commercial fishing gear except for the spawn on kelp fishery as provided for in WAC 220-356-170.
(b) Closed June 1 through August 31 to all commercial fishing.
(2) It is unlawful to use purse seine gear in any Puget Sound area except 23A, 23B, 23C, 23D, and 29. Areas 23A, 23B, 23C, 23D and 29 are open to purse seine gear only during seasons set by emergency rule.
(3) All other Puget Sound Marine Fish-Shellfish Management and Catch Reporting Areas - Open entire year with drag seine, lampara, and dip bag net for human consumption or bait only except for closures set out in subsections (4), (5) and (6) of this section.
(4) The following areas are closed the entire year to all gear:
Areas 20B, 21A, 21B, 22A, 22B, 25A, and 25E.
(5) The following areas are closed from January 16 through April 15, except to dip bag net gear:
(a) Area 24A except for a year-round closure in Swinomish Channel in those waters between the bridge spanning the channel south of La Conner and a line perpendicular to the channel at the northeast end of the La Conner boat basin, 24B, and 24D.
(b) Waters of Area 25C south of a line from Tala Point to Foulweather Bluff.
(c) Area 25D.
(d) Waters of Area 26B west of a line from Point Monroe to Point Jefferson.
(e) Area 26C.
(f) Waters of Area 26D north of a line from Neill Point to Piner Point.
(g) Areas 27A, 27B and 27 C are closed year-round.
(h) Waters of Area 28A west of a line projected true north-south through Treble Point on Anderson Island, including Henderson Inlet.
(i) Waters of Area 28B west of a line projected true north from Penrose Point, including Mayo Cove and Von Geldern Cove.
(j) All contiguous waters of Area 28D north and east of a line projected from Dofflemeyer Point through Cooper Point to landfall on the west shore of Eld Inlet, including Totten Inlet, Hammersley Inlet and Oakland Bay.
[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), amended and recodified as § 220-356-110, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 04-17-098 (Order 04-218), § 220-49-020, filed 8/17/04, effective 9/17/04; WSR 01-02-058 (Order 00-263), § 220-49-020, filed 12/29/00, effective 1/29/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 99-17-067 (Order 99-127), § 220-49-020, filed 8/13/99, effective 9/13/99; WSR 98-05-043, § 220-49-020, filed 2/11/98, effective 3/14/98; WSR 95-23-020 (Order 95-166), § 220-49-020, filed 11/8/95, effective 12/9/95; WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-49-020, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; WSR 84-08-014 (Order 84-24), § 220-49-020, filed 3/27/84; WSR 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), § 220-49-020, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 83-04-025 (Order 83-04), § 220-49-020, filed 1/27/83; WSR 79-03-014 (Order 79-11), § 220-49-020, filed 2/15/79; Order 76-148, § 220-49-020, filed 12/2/76; Order 1105, § 220-49-020, filed 12/28/73.]
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