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 to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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