Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

February 15, 2011

Sport clam season opens early at Point Whitney Lagoon

Action: The sport clam fishing season at Point Whitney Lagoon will open on March 1, 2011.

Effective date: March 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011.

Species affected: All clams.

Location: Point Whitney Lagoon. The beach is located in Jefferson County on Hood Canal.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the clam population will support a recreational season during the month of March.

Information contact: Alex Bradbury, WDFW Point Whitney Shellfish Laboratory, (360) 586-1498, ext. 208.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishi