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

February 17, 2005

Sport Clam season extended at Point Whitney Tidelands

Action: The sport clam fishing season at Point Whitney Tidelands is opened March 1, 2005 through April 15, 2005.

Effective date: March 1, 2005 through April 15, 2005.

Species affected: All clams, except razor clams.

Location: Point Whitney Tidelands, located in Jefferson County on the east side of Hood Canal near Brinnon.

Reason for action: Recent surveys indicate an increased clam population that will allow the clam season to be extended by two weeks.

Information 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