Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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January 3, 2014

Sport clam season opens at Belfair State Park

Action: Opens sport clam season.

Effective date: Immediately through August 31, 2014.

Species affected: All clams.

Location: Belfair State Park. This beach is located in Mason County on Hood Canal.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the clam population on this beach can support a much longer season in 2014. Oyster season remains open year-round, including the newly health-certified area.

Information contact: Alex Bradbury, WDFW Port Townsend Field Office, (360) 302-3030, ext. 302.

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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