Coho Fishing Regulations

Annual Coho Regs

Annual_Coho_Chum_Regulations_2014


Emergency Coho Regs

EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-14-07

Date:
October 22nd, 2014

Regs. No. Superseded/Modified:
ER-14-05

Fishery Type: 
Closed- Coho Commercial Fishery-Closed

Catch Area:
13D-1 Dana Passage
13D-2 Pickering Passage, (On & Off Reservation)
13D-3 Peale Passage (On Reservation)
13D-4 Southern Case Inlet

On/Off Reservation:
ON/OFF

Effective Dates:
CLOSED:
9 AM Friday October 31, 2014

JUSTIFICATION:
End of Commercial Harvest of Coho

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EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-14-05

Date:
September 8th, 2014

Regs. No. Superseded/Modified:
AR-14-02

Fishery Type:
COHO – Commercial Fishery

Catch Area:
13D-1 Dana Passage
13D-2 Pickering Passage, (On & Off Reservation)
13D-3 Peale Passage (On Reservation)
13D-4 Southern Case Inlet

On/Off Reservation:
ON/OFF

Effective Dates:
Open: 6 AM Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
Open Until Further Notice

Days/Hours by Gear:

Beach Seines: Open 6 AM Wednesday, September 10th, 2014.
Daily hours On and Off Reservation are 24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week

Maximum Length: 600 feet/ Mesh Size: 3 inch Minimum 4 inch Maximum

Set Nets: Open 4 PM Wednesday, September 10th, 2014.
Daily hours On and Off Reservation are 4 PM – 9 AM Daily, 7 Days/Week

(Dana 13D-1, Pickering 13D-2(On and Off Reservation), Peale 13D-3(On Reservation)
Maximum Length: 300 feet Minimum Stretch: 5 inches

(Southern Case Inlet 13D-4)
Maximum Length: 600 feet Minimum Stretch: 5 inches

Other Restrictions: Pickering Passage 13D-2- Closed areas for Commercial Coho Beach Seine and Set Net Fishing: the area extending from the Totten Inlet line from Glen Parkers Dock/Pilings to the Hammersley Inlet line at Arcadia Point. Set Nets have priority over Beach Seines to fish On Reservation 4PM to 9AM. Peale Passage 13D-3 – Closed areas for Commercial Set Net Fishing: Hartstene Oyster Company, Hartstene Island: AREAS H1, H2 and H3. No Set Nets may be attached to any part of the Tribal Netpens Complexes situated in Peale Passage. Case Inlet 13D-4- All waters of 13D South and East of a line extending from the Johnson Point Light to the Devil’s Head Light are Closed.

JUSTIFICATION:
Annual Commercial Harvest of Coho

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Filing organization: Medicine Creek Treaty Tribe

Regulation number: MCTC-05-2014/15

Catch area: Fox Island net pens fishing area (Area 13)
All marine waters of Hale Passage and Wollochet Bay inside and northerly of a line drawn from the old ferry dock to the point on the opposite shore at the southern and easterly entrance to Wollechet Bay and south of the Fox Island bridge.

Fishery type:
Commercial

Species:
Coho

Date adopted:
September 15, 2014

Effective dates:
September 15 – October 20, 2014

Legal gear:
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

Days/hrs all gears:
Open 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
Beginning noon, Sunday, September 15, 2014
Closes noon, Sunday, October 20, 2014

Justification:
Harvestable coho

Remarks:
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. These 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.

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Filing Organization: Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes

Regulation Number:
MCTC-04-2014/15

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.

Fishery type:
Commercial

Species:
Coho

Date adopted:
September 15, 2014

Effective dates:
September 15 – October 25, 2014<

Legal gear:
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<

Days/hrs:
Beginning: 12:00 noon, Monday, September 15, 2014.
Drift nets and beach seines: open 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
Set nets: open 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
Ending: 12:00 noon, Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Additional restrictions:
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, is closed to all fishing.

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.

Justification:
Harvestable coho

Remarks:
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.