Chinook Fishing Regulations

Squaxin Island Annual Chinook Regs 2018


EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-18-03

Date:
July 12th, 2018

Regs. No. Superseded/Modified:
AR-18-01

Fishery Type:
FALL CHINOOK – Commercial Fishery

Catch Area:
13F
Budd Inlet (Outer Portion Only)

13D
13D-1 Dana Passage, 13D-2 Pickering Passage, 13D-3 Peale Passage, 13D-4 Southern Case Inlet

13G
Eld Inlet (Outer portion as specified in the detailed annual regulations)

13K
Northern Case Inlet

On/Off Reservation:
ON/OFF

Effective Dates:
Open:    6:00 a.m. Sunday, July 15th, 2018
Closed: 9:00 a.m. Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Days/Hours by Gear:
Drift Nets/Set Nets

Set Nets:
Open 7 Days/Week/24 hours
Set Nets must not be left unattended.
(North of Priest Point line, Outer Eld, Dana, Pickering, Peale, Case)
Maximum Length: 600 feet
Minimum Stretch 6 inches

Drift Nets:
Open 7 Days/Week
Daily Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Daily Closure: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(North of the Priest Point line to the Gull Harbor line, Pickering, Peale, Case)
Maximum Length: 600 feet
Minimum Stretch 6 inches

(North of the Gull Harbor line, Dana, Outer Eld Inlet)
Maximum Length: 900 feet
Minimum Stretch 6 inches

Beach Seines
(Outer Budd Inlet, Dana Passage, Outer Eld Inlet):
Open 7 Days/Week/24 Hours
Maximum Length: 600 feet

Mesh Size:
3 inch Minimum
4 inch Maximum

Other Restrictions:
Outer Budd Inlet: is defined as all marine waters north of a line running east to west from Priest Point through the #4 buoy to the opposite shore and south of a line projected from Cooper Point to the light at Dofflemeyer Point near Boston Harbor.Eld Inlet: includes all waters north and east of a line projected due east from Flapjack Point to the opposite shore, to the northern 13G boundary.This portion of Eld Inlet is open to allow harvest of Budd Inlet Chinook milling at the mouth of Eld Inlet. Refer to the Annual Regulation for Northern Case Inlet Closures: Sherwood Creek, Coulter Creek and Rocky Bay-Vaughn Bay Closures are in effect.

All waters of Southern Case Inlet 13D south and east of a line extending from Johnson Point to Devils Head Light will be closed. Chinook Beach Seines Must Release All Coho.

Be aware of excessive boat traffic during Labor Day Weekend August 31st- September 3rd.

Justification:
Squaxin Island Tribe Annual Harvest of Fall Chinook

In Accordance with the Squaxin Island Fishing Ordnance, This Regulation is hereby approved by Squaxin Island Tribal Council, Thursday July 12, 2018. Original signed regulation is on file with Squaxin Island Tribe Natural Resources Department.


EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-18-02

Date:
July 12th, 2018

Regs. No. Superseded/Modified:
AR-18-01

Fishery Type:
FALL CHINOOK – Commercial Fishery

Catch Area:
13F Inner Budd Inlet

On/Off Reservation:
OFF

Effective Dates:
Open: 7:00 p.m. Monday July 16th, 2018
Closed: 9:00 a.m. Friday September 7th, 2018

Days/Hours by Gear:

Set Nets Only
(South of Priest Point line)
Maximum Length: 300 ft.
Minimum Stretch: 6 inches

Open:
7:00 p.m. Mondays to 9:00 a.m. Tuesdays
7:00 p.m. Tuesdays to 9:00 a.m. Wednesdays
7:00 p.m. Wednesdays to 9:00 a.m. Thursdays
7:00 p.m. Thursdays to 9:00 a.m. Fridays

Closed:
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Other Restrictions:
All marine waters south of a line running directly northeast from the northern most end of the railroad trestle nearest the 4th Avenue Bridge to northern end corner of the Bayview Thriftway board walk are CLOSED. Northern end corner of Bayview board walk is defined as approximately 360 ft of board walk from the 4th Avenue Bridge. Set nets must be 150 feet apart; no nets may be tied together. No gillnet shall extend more than one-third (1/3) of the way across any boat channel, inlet cove, or creek mouth. No nets may be attached to the Yacht Club facility or Bay View dock. A channel must be maintained to all moorage docks located in Budd Inlet. Set nets shall be located according to the normal fishing regulations.

Justification:
Annual Harvest of Fall Chinook

In Accordance with the Squaxin Island Fishing Ordnance, This Regulation is hereby approved by Squaxin Island Tribal Council, Thursday July 12, 2018. Original signed regulation is on file with Squaxin Island Tribe Natural Resources Department.