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

February 6, 2004

Oyster season modified at South Indian Island County Park

Action: The 2004 sport oyster season at South Indian Island County Park and adjacent tidelands, originally year-round, has been changed to April 1 through June 30.

Effective date: April 1 through June 30, 2004.

Species affected: Oysters.

Location: South Indian Island County Park.

Reason for action: The 2004 oyster season at South Indian Island County Park has been modified so that it coincides with the proposed 2004 clam season there, improving enforcement.

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 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.