Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

April 29, 2011

Sport clam and oyster season closed at Kitsap Memorial State Park

Action: The sport clam and oyster fishing season at Kitsap Memorial State Park will be closed until further notice.

Effective date: May 15, 2011 until further notice.

Species affected: All clams and oysters.

Location: Kitsap Memorial State Park. The park is located in Hood Canal in Kitsap County.

Reason for action: Surveys performed last week indicate that shellfish populations have declined, in part due to an on-going construction project.

Information contact: Alex Bradbury, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Point Whitney Shellfish Laboratory, (360) 586-1498, ext. 208.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate