Clam and Oyster Harvest Regulations

Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-20 (Corrected)

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:    
February 23, 2018

Effective Date:
February 26, 2018

Pickup:
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:  
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN: 
PTL_Roads Less Traveled LLC (284250) parcel# _320232490190

Dates/Times:
The Roads Less Traveled LLC tidelands are open for the first 25 harvesters from B GROUP to check in with monitor.
.All licensed harvesters from Group B are on eligible: Monday, January 26th  from 8:30 PM through 11:30 PM

Gear/Technique: 
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type: 
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:    
First 25 harvesters

Estimated Harvest:  
No more than 4,232 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.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation..) No Spouses are allowed on this dig. 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. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-21
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:  
February 23rd, 2018

Effective Date: 
February 27th, 2018

Area:
Oakland Bay

Pick Up Location: 
Shelton Yacht Club/Marina half hour prior to dig start time

BIDN:
LEASE 284150 (320155000015) McNeal_R

Growing Area: 
Oakland Bay

Dates/Times:    
Open for harvesters in Group C on the list only:
Tuesday February 27
9:30 PM through 12:30 AM

Gear/Technique:  
Hand held prying tool

Shellfish Type: 
523- Pacific Oyster
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:   
15 harvesters per harvest day – clams
2 harvesters per harvest day – oysters

Estimated Harvest:     
Approximately 2900 lbs. clams
Approximately 2 totes oysters

Bag Limit:  
A minimum of 190 pounds per harvester.

Size Limit:    
All clams must be 1.5″ or larger in length to be legally harvested. There is no size limit on Oysters for this harvest.

Justification:  
Available clam and oyster resource.
.
Other Restrictions:  
There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota. Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non-tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation..) No Spouses are allowed on this dig. 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. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.


Intertidal Shellfish Regulation No. 2018-22
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:
February 23, 2018

Effective Date: 
February 28, 2018

Pickup: 
Arcadia 1 / 2 hour prior to dig start time

Growing Area:  
Hammersley Inlet

BIDN:
PTL_Merriman_A (284255) parcel# 22030-20-81620

Dates/Times:  
The Merriman_A (A3) tidelands are open for  licensed harvesters on the list from D GROUP.
The Merriman_A (Mill ) tidelands are open for licensed harvesters on the list from A Group:
Wednesday, February 28
10:30 PM through 1:30 AM

Gear/Technique:    
Hand held fork

Shellfish Type: 
509- Manila clams

Estimated Effort:
A3 section = 13 harvesters group D
Mill section = 21 harvesters group A

Estimated Harvest: 
Approx. 5,000 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.

There will be no designated diggers allowed for these digs.  Harvesters must be present and able to harvest clams to have a quota.  Unauthorized people are not allowed on the beach during a Tribal Harvest. (i.e., boyfriends, girlfriends, non tribal members above the age of 16 and tribal members and licensed harvesters that are not in the Group or List shown on this regulation..) 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. As per the Squaxin Island Tribal Code Section 7.04.160.