Annual Chum Regs
Squaxin Island Tribe Emergency Regs
EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-18-15
December 3rd, 2018
Regs. No. Supercededs/Modified:
CHUM – Commercial Fishery
13D-1 Dana Passage
13G Eld Inlet
Effective Dates/Days/Hours by Gear:
Open: 6 AM Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Closed: 9 AM Thursday, December 6th, 2018
Open: 6 AM Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Closed: 9 AM Monday, December 10th, 2018
Beach Seine & Drift Nets & Set Nets Open: 24 Hours
In those waters north of a line extending northeast from JM Peters dock to the point on the opposite shore and south of a line extending from Flapjack Point to the northernmost point of land at the entrance to Green Cove:
Drift/Set Nets- Maximum Length 300 feet/ Minimum Stretch: 5 inches
In those waters north of the aforementioned Flapjack Point Green Cove boundary to the northern 13G boundary:
Drift/Set Nets- Max Length 600 feet/ Min Stretch: 5 inches
Drift Nets- Max Length 900 feet /Set Nets- Max Length 300 feet/ Min Stretch: 5 inches
Beach Seines: Maximum Length 600 feet/ Mesh Size: 3 Inch Min- 4 Inch Max
Eld Inlet: Nets may not be set over private oyster beds. All waters south of a line extending from JM Peters dock to the point of land on the opposite shore are closed. Beach Seines Release all unmarked/wild coho.
COMMERCIAL HARVEST OF FALL CHUM SALMON
Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes Regs
Regulation Number: MCTC-07-2018/19
Catch Area: Carr Inlet (13A)
Those marine waters north of a line projected from Green Point on the east shoreline to Penrose Point (signal tower no 4) on the Longbranch Peninsula and south of the State Highway 302 bridge and causeway, excluding the waters of Minter Bay.
October 24, 2018
October 28 – December 8, 2018
Set gill nets – 900′ maximum length, 5″ minimum mesh size Drift gill nets – 1,800′ maximum length, 5″ minimum mesh size Beach seines – 900′ maximum length, 3″ minimum and 4″ maximum mesh size
Beginning: 12:00 noon, Sunday, October 28, 2018. All gears OPEN 7 days per week, 24 hours per day
Ending: 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 8, 2018.
The waters within a 1000′ radius of the mouth of Minter Creek (including Minter Bay), marked off by the 6 red buoys set by the Medicine Creek Tribes, shall be closed.
Burley Lagoon (those waters north of the State Highway 302 Bridge and causeway) is closed to all fishing.
Lay Inlet (those waters east of the access bridge on the south side of Raft Island and east of a line on the north side of Raft Island running from the westernmost large dock on Raft Island (below the large white house with the multi-terraced yard) northerly to the multi-platform stairway at the east end of the rock bulkhead) is closed to all fishing.
Marine set nets shall be tended not less than once every 24 hours. Individual tribes may file regulations with shorter tending times of set nets. Such regulations will be enforceable on the filing tribe’s members only.
The following actions will be subject to penalties and/or fines in accordance with tribal fishing ordinances adopted by the Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes:
* Wantonly wasting or destroying food fish.
* Disposing of litter into the water or onto shore while participating in the in-common fisheries of the Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes.