Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
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 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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