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

December 23, 2014

Sport clam season opens early at Dosewallips State Park

Action: The sport clam fishing season will open on Jan. 1, 2015.

Effective date: Dosewallips State Park: Jan.1, 2015 until further notice.

Species affected: All clams.

Location: Dosewallips State Park. This beach is located in Jefferson County on Hood Canal.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the clam population on this beach has greatly increased and can support a year-round season in 2015.

Information contact: Camille Speck, WDFW Port Townsend Field Office, (360) 302-3030, ext. 313.

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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