Clam and Oyster Regulations

Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-88

The following information is provided pursuant to the shellfish implementation plan adopted by the federal district court in United States v. Washington, 898 F. Supp. 1453 (W.D. Wash. 1995).

Date: 
August 7th, 2018

Effective Date:   
August 9th, 2018

Pickup: 
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:  
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:   
PTL_Crow_Anne (284287) parcel# 32023-21-90110

Dates/Times:   
The Anne Crow tidelands are open for licensed harvesters present from D GROUP
Thursday August 9th
10:30 AM through 1:30 PM

Gear/Technique:  
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type: 
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:   
10 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:
Approx. 1,557 pounds

Bag Limit:   
A minimum of 140 pounds per harvester.

Size Limit:  
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested.

Justification:
Harvest the treaty share of shellfish from privately owned tidelands.

Other Restrictions:   
All harvest must be sold to the designated buyer.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota. Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non-tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation) Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must ride with the designated buyer or Natural Resources to participate, beaches by boat access only.

The shellfish monitor will distribute Bag tags on the day of the scheduled harvest.  Harvesters are responsible for properly filling out and attaching these bag tags to all containers of shellfish before selling clams to a buyer.  Harvesters must present their current shellfish license to the buyer and ensure all information recorded on the Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket is correct.
The harvesters are required to sign their own Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket.

It is unlawful for tribal members or assistants to harvest shellfish while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-89 Corrected

The following information is provided pursuant to the shellfish implementation plan adopted by the federal district court in United States v. Washington, 898 F. Supp. 1453 (W.D. Wash. 1995).

Date:  
August 8th, 2018

Effective Date:  
August 10th, 2018

Pickup: 
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area: 
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:  
PTL_Freeman_ETUX (284269) parcel# 22019-75-00020, 00030, 90041, 90042

Dates/Times:  
The Freeman tidelands are open for licensed harvesters on the list from C GROUP
Friday August 10th, 2018 f
11:00 AM through 2:00 PM

Gear/Technique: 
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:  
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort: 
27 harvesters

Estimated Harvest: 
Up to 3,787 pounds

Bag Limit: 
A minimum of 140 pounds per harvester.

Size Limit:    
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested.

Justification: 
Harvest the treaty share of shellfish from privately owned tidelands.

Other Restrictions:
All harvest must be sold to the designated buyer. Correction of the day of the week.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota. Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non-tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation.) Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must ride with the designated buyer or Natural Resources to participate, beaches by boat access only.

The shellfish monitor will distribute Bag tags on the day of the scheduled harvest.  Harvesters are responsible for properly filling out and attaching these bag tags to all containers of shellfish before selling clams to a buyer.  Harvesters must present their current shellfish license to the buyer and ensure all information recorded on the Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket is correct.
The harvesters are required to sign their own Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket.

It is unlawful for tribal members or assistants to harvest shellfish while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-90

The following information is provided pursuant to the shellfish implementation plan adopted by the federal district court in United States v. Washington, 898 F. Supp. 1453 (W.D. Wash. 1995).

Date:
August 10th, 2018

Effective Date:
August 13th, 2018

Pickup:
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_Freeman_ETUX (284269) parcel# 22019-75-00020, 00030, 90041, 90042

Dates/Times:
The Freeman tidelands are open for licensed harvesters on the list from A GROUP
Monday August 13th, 2018 from 1:30 PM through 4:30 PM

Gear/Technique:
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
27 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:
up to 3,787 pounds

Bag Limit:
A minimum of 140 pounds of clams may be harvested per harvester, however the limit
may be raised on the beach by the monitor depending on effort and market available.

Size Limit:
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested.

Justification:
Harvest the treaty share of shellfish from privately owned tidelands.

Other Restrictions:
All harvest must be sold to the designated buyer.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs. Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota. Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non-tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters ]that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation.) Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must ride with the designated buyer or Natural Resources to participate, beaches by boat access only.

The shellfish monitor will distribute Bag tags on the day of the scheduled harvest. Harvesters are responsible for properly filling out and attaching these bag tags to all containers of shellfish before selling clams to a buyer. Harvesters must present their current shellfish license to the buyer and ensure all information recorded on the Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket is correct. The harvesters are required to sign their own Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket.

It is unlawful for tribal members or assistants to harvest shellfish while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-91

The following information is provided pursuant to the shellfish implementation plan adopted by the federal district court in United States v. Washington, 898 F. Supp. 1453 (W.D. Wash. 1995).

Date:
August 10th, 2018

Effective Date:
August 14th, 2018

Pickup:
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_Krishnamoorti (284267) parcel# 22020-32-80490, 22019-41-00000

Dates/Times:
The Krishnamoorti tidelands are open for licensed harvesters on the list only from B GROUP
Tuesday August 14th, 2018 from 2:30 PM through 5:30 PM

Gear/Technique:
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
14 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:
2,025 pounds

Bag Limit:
A minimum of 140 pounds of clams may be harvested per harvester, however the
limit may be raised on the beach by the monitor depending on effort and market available.

Size Limit:
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested.

Justification:
Harvest the treaty share of shellfish from privately owned tidelands.

Other Restrictions:
All harvest must be sold to the designated buyer.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs. Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota. Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non-tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation.)

Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must ride with the designated buyer or Natural Resources to participate, beaches by boat access only.

The shellfish monitor will distribute Bag tags on the day of the scheduled harvest. Harvesters are responsible for properly filling out and attaching these bag tags to all containers of shellfish before selling clams to a buyer.
Harvesters must present their current shellfish license to the buyer and ensure all information recorded on the Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket is correct. The harvesters are required to sign their own Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket.

It is unlawful for tribal members or assistants to harvest shellfish while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-92

The following information is provided pursuant to the shellfish implementation plan adopted by the federal district court in United States v. Washington, 898 F. Supp. 1453 (W.D. Wash. 1995).

Date:
August 10th, 2018

Effective Date:
August 15th, 2018

Area:
North Bay, South

Growing Area:
North Bay

BIDN:
280712

Dates/Times:
Open for open for licensed harvesters on the list from Group C:
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Gear/Technique:
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
16 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:
2,343 lbs.

Bag Limit:
A minimum of 140 pounds of clams may be harvested per harvester, however the limit
may be raised on the beach by the monitor depending on effort and market available.

Size Limit:
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested.

Justification:
Available clam resource.

Other Restrictions:

All descendants of Squaxin Island Tribal Member children under the age of 16 may assist alongside of any licensed harvester. Any assistance (family or spouse) can use a separate fork to help harvest as long as they are in the same area as the licensed harvester and only using one bucket.

It is unlawful for tribal members or assistants to harvest shellfish while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.

The shellfish monitor will distribute Bag tags on the day of the scheduled harvest. Harvesters are responsible for properly filling out and attaching these bag tags to all containers of shellfish before selling clams to a buyer. Harvesters must present their current shellfish license to the buyer and ensure all information recorded on the Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket is correct. The harvesters are required to sign their own Treaty Indian Fish Receiving Ticket.