Clam and Oyster Harvest Regulations

Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-68

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:     
June 15th, 2018

Effective Date:   
June 18th, 2018

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

Growing Area:   
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_Anderson_Deanna (284010) parcel# 32022-24-90040

Dates/Times:   
The Anderson tidelands are open for licensed harvesters on the list from D GROUP
Monday June 18th
4:00 PM through 7:00 PM

Gear/Technique: 
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:    
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:   
No more than 18 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:   
Up to. 2,579 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. 2018-69

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: 
June 15th, 2018

Effective Date:   
June 19th, 2018

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

Growing Area:    
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:    
PTL_Nicholas (284059) parcel# 32022-46-00120

Dates/Times:   
The Nicholas tidelands are open for licensed harvesters present from A GROUP
Tuesday June 19th
4:00 PM through 7:00 PM

Gear/Technique: 
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type: 
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:  
25 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:   
Approx. 3,500 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. 2018-70

Date: 
June 15th, 2018

Effective Date: 
June 20th, 2018

Growing Area:
Totten Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_Buser_C (284261) parcel# 31901-14-00010
PTL_Buser_C2 (284212) parcel# 31901-14-00200

Dates/Times: 
Harvesters on the list only
Wednesday, June 20
4:30 AM through 7:30 PM

Pick up Location: 
Arcadia, 1/2 hour prior to the dig

Gear/Technique:
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
4 harvesters

Estimated Harvest: 
PTL_BuserC 245 pounds
PTL_Buser_C2 402 pounds

Bag Limit:    
At least 140 pounds of clams per harvester.

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

Justification:   
Harvest available resource on grower beaches.

Other Restrictions:
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.