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WAC 220-48-071

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Puget SoundBottomfish pots.

(1) It is unlawful to take, fish for, and possess bottomfish for commercial purposes with bottomfish pot gear as described in WAC 220-16-145, except in the following Puget Sound Marine Fish-Shellfish Management and Catch Reporting Areas during the seasons designated below:
Areas 23C and 29 open only by permit from the director.
(2) Violation of subsection (1) of this section is a gross misdemeanor, punishable under RCW 77.15.550 Violation of commercial fishing area or timePenalty.
(3) It is unlawful to operate bottomfish pot gear without possessing a valid bottomfish pot license. Violation of this subsection is a gross misdemeanor or class C felony, depending on the circumstances of the violation, punishable under RCW 77.15.500 Commercial fishing without a licensePenalty.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 12-23-016 (Order 12-267), § 220-48-071, filed 11/9/12, effective 12/10/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.045, 77.12.047 and 50 C.F.R., Parts 223 and 224. WSR 11-07-106 (Order 11-43), § 220-48-071, filed 3/23/11, effective 4/23/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 98-05-043, § 220-48-071, filed 2/11/98, effective 3/14/98; WSR 94-12-009 (Order 94-23), § 220-48-071, filed 5/19/94, effective 6/19/94; WSR 84-08-014 (Order 84-24), § 220-48-071, filed 3/27/84; WSR 82-24-080 (Order 82-215), § 220-48-071, filed 12/1/82, effective 1/1/83; WSR 82-14-056 (Order 82-72), § 220-48-071, filed 7/1/82.]