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

January 4, 2006

Sport oyster season open at Sequim Bay State Park

Action: The sport oyster fishing season at Sequim Bay State Park is open effective immediately through December 31, 2006.

Effective date: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: Oysters.

Location: Sequim Bay State Park, in Clallam County.

Reason for action: The oyster population at this beach is entirely the result of artificial enhancement and can support a year-round sport fishery.

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 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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