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

December 20, 2004

Sport oyster season opened at Dosewallips State Park

Action: The sport oyster fishing season at Dosewallips State Park is opened year-round beginning January 1, 2005.

Effective date: January 1, 2005.

Species affected: Oysters.

Location: Dosewallips State Park, located in Jefferson County on the west side of Hood Canal near the town of Brinnon.

Reason for action: Dosewallips State Park has been open to sport oyster harvest from March 1 through December 31. Recent surveys indicate that the oyster population will sustain a year-round season.

Information contact: Camille Speck, WDFW Point Whitney Shellfish Laboratory, (360) 586-1498, ext. 234.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the