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

April 4, 2011

Sport clam and oyster season opens early at Fort Flagler State Park

Action: The sport clam and oyster fishing season at Fort Flagler State Park will open on April 15, 2011.

Effective date: April 15, 2011 until further notice.

Species affected: All clams and oysters.

Location: Fort Flagler State Park. The park is located in Jefferson County near Port Townsend.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that clam populations have increased, and will support a fishery that is one month longer than in 2010. The Fish & Wildlife Commission has approved a clam and oyster season at this beach from April 15 through July 31, 2011.

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

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