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

March 17, 2006

Sport clam season extended at Fort Flagler State Park

Action: The sport clam fishing season at Fort Flagler State Park, including that portion of the spit west of the Park boundary (Rat Island), is opened April 1, 2006 through July 15, 2006.

Effective date: April 1, 2006 through July 15, 2006

Species affected: All clams except razor clams.

Location: Fort Flagler State Park, located in Jefferson County.

Reason for action: Surveys show that the clam population at Fort Flagler State Park has increased, and can support a longer sport clam season.

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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