Clam, Oyster and Shrimp Regulations

CLAMS


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2020-137

Date:   
August 3, 2020

Effective Date:  
August 6, 2020

Area:  
Church Point

Growing Area:    
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:  
SXN_CP1

Dates/Times:   
Open for Seniors on the list only:
Thursday August 6
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Gear/Technique:      
Hand held fork or rake

Shellfish Type: 
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:  
20 harvesters per harvest day

Estimated Harvest: 
3,600 lbs per harvest day

Bag Limit: 
180 pounds per harvester

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

Justification:   
Available clam resource.

Other Restrictions:
These are senior only digs, only seniors on the list may participate in these harvests.  The list will be maintained by the Natural Resources Office and in the possession of the harvest monitor.

Non-senior assistance is not allowed, only a senior may assist another senior.  Any assistance (family or spouse) can use a separate fork to help harvest as long as they are in the same area as the licensed harvester and only using one bucket.

Harvesters must provide a personal facemask to be worn at all times when on the barge and when interacting with the buyer and crew.

Harvester must maintain personal distance while harvesting.

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.

Digging is restricted to within the designated areas only, which will be marked with stakes and flagging.  Digging outside of the designated area or under predator nets is a violation of this regulation.

Any assistance (family or spouse) can use a separate fork to help harvest as long as they are in the same area as the licensed harvester and only using one bucket.

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.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2020-138

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:     
August 3, 2020

Effective Date:    
August 7, 2020

Pickup: 
Arcadia one  hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:  
Henderson Inlet

BIDN:     
PTL_BakerRLT (284338) parcel# 11908441100
PTL_Russel_Spargue (284376) parcel# 93005500000

Dates/Times: 
Harvesters on the list from B GROUP only
Friday,  August 7
1:30 PM 4:30 PM

Gear/Technique:  
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:    
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:  
BakerRLT = 5 harvesters
Russel_Sparague = 13 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:     
BakerRLT = 788 pounds
Russel_Sparague = 1,884 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.

Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must provide a personal facemask to be worn at all times when on the barge and when interacting with the buyer and crew.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.

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.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2020-139

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:     
August 7, 2020

Effective Date:  
August 12, 2020

Pickup: 
Arcadia one hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:  
Henderson Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_ChervenkaCabin (284342) parcel# 11917110302
PTL_Lemier (284395) parcel #11917110200

Dates/Times: 
Harvesters on the list from C GROUP only
Wednesday, August 12
5:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Gear/Technique:    
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:   
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:     
Chevernaka= 12  harvesters
(Tentative)Lemier = 8 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:  
Chevernaka= 1,780 pounds
(Tentative)Lemier  = 1,272 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.

Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must provide a personal facemask to be worn at all times when on the barge and when interacting with the buyer and crew.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.

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.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2020-140

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:
August 7, 2020

Effective Date:    
August 13, 2020

Pickup:   
Arcadia one hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:    
Henderson Inlet

BIDN: 
PTL_Piper (284370) parcel# 11917110301

Dates/Times: 
Harvesters on the list from D GROUP only
Thursday, August 13
6:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Gear/Technique:  
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
Piper= 18 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:
Piper= 2,596 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.

Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must provide a personal facemask to be worn at all times when on the barge and when interacting with the buyer and crew.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.

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.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2020-141

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:    
August 7, 2020

Effective Date:  
August 14, 2020

Pickup:    
Arcadia one hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area: 
Henderson Inlet

BIDN:   
PTL_Harmon_Sarah (284351) parcel# 11917110402

Dates/Times:  
Harvesters on the list from A GROUP only
Friday, August 14
7:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Gear/Technique:   
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type:  
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:    
Harmon= 14 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:  
Harmon= 2,098 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.

Harvesters may only dig within the marked areas on the beach.

Harvesters must provide a personal facemask to be worn at all times when on the barge and when interacting with the buyer and crew.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.

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.


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