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

February 23, 2010

Sport clam and oyster seasons to close at Penrose Point State Park

Effective date: March 1, 2010 until further notice.

Species affected: All clams and oysters.

Location: Penrose Point State Park. The park is located in Pierce County on Carr Inlet.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the shellfish population will not support a recreational season in 2010.

Information contact: Alex Bradbury, 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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