|WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE Print Version|
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
October 19, 2011
Contact: Fish Program (360) 902-2700
meetings on 2012-13 sportfishing season
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will accept written public comments through Dec. 30 on rule proposals for the 2012-13 sportfishing season in Washington.
As part of that effort, WDFW has scheduled four public meetings in October to discuss its rule proposals with the public.
The proposed rules, which would affect various freshwater and saltwater fisheries around the state, are available on WDFW’s website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/rule_proposals/. Printed copies of the proposals are available by contacting WDFW’s Fish Program at (360) 902-2700.
The public meetings will run from 6-8 p.m. and are scheduled for:
The public also will have an opportunity to provide testimony, as well as written comments, on the proposed rule changes during the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Jan. 6-7 meeting. Check the commission’s website (http://wdfw.wa.gov/commission/) for the specific day and time.
The commission, which sets policy for WDFW, is scheduled to vote on the final sportfishing rules package during a meeting Feb. 3-4.
Sportfishing rules currently under consideration include: