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§ 119. Trawl Nets Inside of the Golden Gate Bridge.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission-Department of Fish and Game
Subdivision 1. Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles
Chapter 6. Fish, Commercial (Refs & Annos)
14 CCR § 119
§ 119. Trawl Nets Inside of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Bay shrimp, Oriental gobies, longjaw mudsuckers, staghorn sculpin, and plainfin midshipman inside of the Golden Gate Bridge may be taken for commercial purposes by the use of trawl nets only under a revocable, nontransferable permit issued by the department. All other species taken shall be immediately returned to the water.
(a) Qualifications of Permits. The applicant must be a licensed commercial fisherman and operator of a currently registered commercial fishing vessel.
(b) Limitation of Permit. A permit shall be issued to an individual owning or operating a vessel engaged in the fishery. The applicant for a permit shall submit the fees and the completed application, as specified in Section 705, to the address listed on the application.
(c) Permit Areas.
(1) Trawl nets may be used in Districts 2, 12, 13, and that portion of District 3 upstream of the Carquinez Bridge, except as noted in subsections (c)(2) and (c)(3).
(2) The southern boundary of Fish and Game District 13 is the Southern Pacific Railroad crossing at Coyote Creek.
(3) Trawl nets may be used only in the portions of Districts 2 and 3 lying westerly of a projected straight line beginning at Point Edith on the south and extending through Buoy “6” to the shoreline on the north.
(d) Season. All year.
(e) Limitation of Gear.
(1) When any nets possessed under the terms of these regulations are in possession on any permittee's vessel, no other fishing nets may be possessed on that vessel.
(2) All fishing gear used under the provisions of this permit is subject to inspection and approval by the department.
(3) On request, any authorized representative of the department shall be permitted to travel on the permittee's boat to observe fishing operations.
(f) Identification of Vessel. Each vessel operating under the provisions of these regulations shall display on both sides of the vessel the number of the owner's permit in 14 inch black numbers on a white background.
(g) Records. Pursuant to section 190, of these regulations, each permittee shall complete and submit an accurate record of his fishing activities on a Bay Shrimp Log form, DFW 2025 (NEW 03/06/17), incorporated by reference herein.
(h) Conditions of Permit. The provisions of the Fish and Game Code relating to commercial fishing except as modified by the provisions of this permit shall be a condition of all permits to be fully performed by the holders thereof, their agents, servants, employees, or those acting under their direction and control.
(i) A permittee prohibited from obtaining a permit may request a hearing before the commission to show cause why his trawl fishing privileges should be restored.
(j) Revocation of Permits. Permits may be revoked and cancelled by the commission without notice, upon the breach or violation of any fish and game law or regulation or any violation of the terms or conditions of this permit by the holders thereof, their agents, servants, employees or those acting under their direction and control. Permits so revoked and cancelled may not be renewed for a period of one year from the date of revocation.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 713, 1050 and 8832, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 7857 and 8832, Fish and Game Code.
1. Relettering of subsections (e)-(j) to (f)-(k) and new subsection (e) filed 5-11-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 20). For prior history, see Register 81, No. 43.
2. Amendment of subsection (e) filed 9-19-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 38).
3. Amendment of subsection (h) filed 12-8-89; operative 1-1-90 (Register 89, No. 50).
4. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 4-18-91; operative 5-18-91 (Register 91, No. 21).
5. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-22-2006; operative 4-21-2006 (Register 2006, No. 12).
6. Editorial correction of subsection (g) (Register 2006, No. 20).
7. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 10-5-2010; operative 11-4-2010 (Register 2010, No. 41).
8. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (g) and incorporating by reference new DFW form 2025 filed 8-29-2017 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2017, No. 35).
This database is current through 11/19/21 Register 2021, No. 47
14 CCR § 119, 14 CA ADC § 119
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