Eligible fishers are generally permitted and encouraged to give fish to elders. The Tribe may establish an Elders’ Fishery to provide a mechanism to furnish additional fish to elders. The Elders’ Fishery permits authorized eligible fishers to sell fresh Chinook salmon to the Tribe for distribution to elders and disabled Tribal members in accordance with the following provisions:
(a) Commercial Certification Required. A fisher must have had the required training and signed the commercial fisher’s contract.
(b) Commercial Buoy Required. A fisher must use a commercial buoy.
(c) Estuary Fish. The fish must be harvested from the estuary.
(d) Adult Fish. Donated fish must be adult Chinook.
(e) Unclipped Fish. The fisher must not clip the dorsal fin of elders’ fish.
(f) Commercial Quality Control Standards. The fish must be handled in accordance with the Commercial Fish Quality Control Requirements.
(g) Transport of Fish. The fisher making the sale must transport the fish to the buying station at Requa by boat and cannot transport the fish by land.
(h) Any additional requirement established by an adjustment. [Ord. 44 § 1311, adopted, 7/23/2015.]