Chapter 2. General Provisions And Definitions of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 13.5. >> Chapter 2.
The definition in this chapter shall govern the construction
of this division.
"Klamath River Indian Tribes" means those tribes existing
within the boundaries of the Yurok Reservation and the Hoopa Valley
Reservation, located in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties in
California, which tribes are recognized as Indian tribes by the
Secretary of the Interior.
"Take" means pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to
pursue, catch, capture, or kill.
"Traditional Indian fishing practice" means a mode, method,
or way of taking fish that is recognized in the customs and
traditions of the Klamath River Indian Tribes.
"Yurok Reservation" means the land extending one mile in
width on each side of the Klamath River from the mouth of the Klamath
River to the confluence of the Trinity and Klamath Rivers. "Hoopa
Valley Reservations" means those lands lying within the Hoopa Square.
"Disputed area" means that part of the Klamath River or
Trinity River where jurisdiction to regulate Indian fishing is
asserted by both the State of California and by one or more of the
Indian tribes in the Klamath River Indian Tribes or by the United
States government acting as trustee therefor.
"Subsistence purposes" means fish or game taken by qualified
Indian tribal members of the Klamath River Indian Tribes for
personal consumption by the tribal members or their immediate
"Ceremonial or religious purposes" means fish taken by
qualified Indian tribal members of the Klamath River Indian Tribes
for recognized religious or ceremonial activities, which activities
are consistent with the customs and traditions of the particular
tribe in the Klamath River Indian Tribes.
"Commercial fishing" means the taking of fish by qualified
Indian tribal members of the Klamath River Indian Tribes, for sale or
to be offered for sale within California.
"Klamath Fishery Management Council" means that council
created pursuant to Section 460ss-2 of Title 16 of the United States
Code that is composed of one representative each from the department,
the Pacific Fishery Management Council, National Marine Fisheries
Service, Department of the Interior, Oregon Department of Fish and
Wildlife, the Hoopa Valley Business Council, non-Hoopa Indians, the
California commercial salmon fishing industry, the Oregon commercial
salmon fishing industry, the Klamath River in-river sportfishing
community, and the California offshore recreational fishing industry.