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

December 31, 2002

Sport oyster season modified at Triton Cove Tidelands

Actions: The 2003 sport oyster fishing season on the Triton Cove Tidelands, originally scheduled for May 1 to September 30, has been changed to January 1 to December 31.

Effective Date: January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

Species affected: Oysters.

Location: Triton Cove Tidelands.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the oyster population at Triton Cove Tidelands has increased and will support a year-round season in 2003.

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