77.65.190  <<  77.65.200 >>   77.65.210

RCW 77.65.200

Commercial fishery licenses for food fish fisheries—Fees—Rules for species, gear, and areas. (Effective until January 1, 2018.)

(1) This section establishes commercial fishery licenses required for food fish fisheries and the annual fees for those licenses. As used in this section, "food fish" does not include salmon. The director may issue a limited-entry commercial fishery license only to a person who meets the qualifications established in applicable governing sections of this title.
Fishery
(Governing section(s))
Annual Fee
Application Fee
Vessel
Required?
Limited
Entry?
 
Resident
 
Nonresident
 
 
 
(a) Baitfish Lampara
$185
$295
$ 70
Yes
No
(b) Baitfish purse seine
$530
$985
$ 70
Yes
No
(c) Bottom fish jig
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(d) Bottom fish pot
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(e) Bottom fish troll
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(f) Carp
$130
$185
$ 70
No
No
(g) Columbia river smelt
$380
$685
$ 70
No
No
(h) Dog fish set net
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(i) Emerging commercial fishery (RCW 77.70.160 and 77.65.400)
$185
$295
$105
Determined by rule
Determined by rule
(j) Food fish drag seine
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(k) Food fish set line
$130
$185
$ 70
Yes
No
(l) Food fish trawl-
$240
$405
$ 70
Yes
No
Non-Puget Sound
 
 
 
 
 
(m) Food fish trawl-
$185
$295
$ 70
Yes
No
Puget Sound
 
 
 
 
 
(n) Herring dip bag net
$175
$275
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(o) Herring drag seine
$175
$275
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(p) Herring gill net
$175
$275
$105
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(q) Herring Lampara
$175
$275
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(r) Herring purse seine
$175
$275
$105
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(s) Herring spawn-on-kelp (RCW 77.70.210)
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
(t) Sardine purse seine (RCW 77.70.480)
$185
$295
$105
Yes
Yes
(u) Sardine purse seine temporary (RCW 77.70.480)
$185
$295
$105
Yes
No
(v) Smelt dip bag net
$130
$185
$ 70
No
No
(w) Smelt gill net
$380
$685
$ 70
Yes
No
(x) Whiting-Puget Sound (RCW 77.70.130)
$295
$520
 
$105
Yes
 
Yes
 
 
(2) The director may by rule determine the species of food fish that may be taken with the commercial fishery licenses established in this section, the gear that may be used with the licenses, and the areas or waters in which the licenses may be used. Where a fishery license has been established for a particular species, gear, geographical area, or combination thereof, a more general fishery license may not be used to take food fish in that fishery.
[ 2011 c 339 § 22; 2009 c 331 § 4; 2000 c 107 § 41; 1993 sp.s. c 17 § 38; (1993 c 340 § 15 repealed by 1993 sp.s. c 17 § 47); 1989 c 316 § 6; 1983 1st ex.s. c 46 § 117; 1965 ex.s. c 73 § 3; 1959 c 309 § 11; 1955 c 12 § 75.28.120. Prior: 1951 c 271 § 10; 1949 c 112 § 69(2); Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5780-507(2). Formerly RCW 75.28.120.]
NOTES:
Effective date2011 c 339: See note following RCW 43.84.092.
Contingent effective date1993 sp.s. c 17 §§ 34-47: See note following RCW 77.65.020.
FindingContingent effective dateSeverability1993 sp.s. c 17: See notes following RCW 77.32.520.
Limitation on commercial herring fishing: RCW 77.70.120.

RCW 77.65.200

Commercial fishery licenses for food fish fisheries—Fees—Rules for species, gear, and areas. (Effective January 1, 2018.)

(1) This section establishes commercial fishery licenses required for food fish fisheries and the annual fees for those licenses. As used in this section, "food fish" does not include salmon. The director may issue a limited-entry commercial fishery license only to a person who meets the qualifications established in applicable governing sections of this title.
Fishery
(Governing section(s))
Annual Fee
Application Fee
Vessel
Required?
Limited
Entry?
 
Resident
Nonresident
 
 
 
(a) Baitfish Lampara
$335
$410
$ 70
Yes
No
(b) Baitfish purse seine
$380
$655
$ 70
Yes
No
(c) Bottom fish jig
$180
$255
$ 70
Yes
No
(d) Bottom fish pot
$180
$255
$ 70
Yes
No
(e) Bottom fish troll
$180
$255
$ 70
Yes
No
(f) Carp
$180
$255
$ 70
No
No
(g) Columbia river smelt
$430
$505
$ 70
No
No
(h) Emerging commercial fishery (RCW 77.70.160 and 77.65.400)
$335
$410
$105
Determined by rule
Determined by rule
(i) Food fish drag seine
$180
$255
$ 70
Yes
No
(j) Food fish set line
$180
$255
$ 70
Yes
No
(k) Herring dip bag net
$325
$400
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(l) Herring drag seine
$325
$400
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(m) Herring gill net
$325
$400
$105
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(n) Herring Lampara
$325
$400
$ 70
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(o) Herring purse seine
$325
$400
$105
Yes
Yes
(RCW 77.70.120)
 
 
 
 
 
(p) Herring spawn-on-kelp (RCW 77.70.210)
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Yes
(q) Sardine purse seine (RCW 77.70.480)
$335
$410
$105
Yes
Yes
(r) Sardine purse seine temporary (RCW 77.70.480)
$335
$410
$105
Yes
No
(s) Smelt dip bag net
$180
$255
$ 70
No
No
(t) Smelt gill net
$430
$505
$ 70
Yes
No
(u) Whiting-Puget Sound (RCW 77.70.130)
$345
$420
 
$105
Yes
 
Yes
(2) The director may by rule determine the species of food fish that may be taken with the commercial fishery licenses established in this section, the gear that may be used with the licenses, and the areas or waters in which the licenses may be used. Where a fishery license has been established for a particular species, gear, geographical area, or combination thereof, a more general fishery license may not be used to take food fish in that fishery.
NOTES:
FindingIntentEffective date2017 3rd sp.s. c 8: See notes following RCW 77.08.010.
Effective date2011 c 339: See note following RCW 43.84.092.
Contingent effective date1993 sp.s. c 17 §§ 34-47: See note following RCW 77.65.020.
FindingContingent effective dateSeverability1993 sp.s. c 17: See notes following RCW 77.32.520.
Limitation on commercial herring fishing: RCW 77.70.120.
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