Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

February 14, 2006

Sport Clam and Oyster season opens March 1 at Penrose Point State Park

Action: The sport clam and oyster fishing season at Penrose Point State Park will open March 1, 2006 through May 31, 2006.

Effective date: March 1, 2006 until further notice.

Species affected: Oysters and all clams, except razor clams.

Location: Penrose Point State Park in Pierce County.

Reason for action: Annual surveys of recreational use indicate the clam and oyster resource at this beach can support a longer season. The oyster population at this beach is entirely the result of artificial enhancement.

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

Fishers must have a current Was