Coho Fishing Regulations

Annual Coho Regs

Annual_Coho_And_Chum Regulations_2013

Emergency Coho Regs

EMERGENCY REGULATION NO. ER-13-06

Date:
October 25th, 2013

Regs. No. Superseded/Modified:
ER-13-05

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 Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

JUSTIFICATION:
End of Commercial Harvest of Coho


Reference number: 2528322H-1

Filing organization:  Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes

Regulation number:  MCTC-05-2013/14

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, 2013

Effective dates
September 15 – October 20, 2013

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, 2013
Closes noon, Sunday, October 20, 2013

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.


Reference number: 2529864H-1

Filing Organization: Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes

Regulation Number: MCTC-06-2013/14

Regulation Superceded
MCTC-04-2013/14

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 24, 2013

Effective dates
September 15 – October 26, 2013

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, Sunday, September 15, 2013.
All gears: open 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
Ending: 12:00 noon, Saturday, October 26, 2013.

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.