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

February 6, 2004

Sport oyster season modified at Potlatch DNR Tidelands

Action: The 2004 sport oyster season at Potlatch DNR Tidelands, originally year-round, has been changed to April 1 through June 15.

Effective date: April 1 through June 15, 2004.

Species affected: Oysters.

Location: Potlatch DNR Tidelands.

Reason for action: The 2004 oyster season at Potlatch DNR Tidelands 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.