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2017 License - 8:17 p.m. 3/2/2017
Yea...but make sure you all buy your 2017
license!!

John - Woodland, WA

washougal - 2:42 p.m. 3/2/2017
lots of wild steelhead in Washougal caught 2 in 30 minuntes really

frank zappa - vanc
williamschester86@yahoo.com
lewis

Starting March 1, fishing will be open to boat and bank anglers daily from the mouth of the Columbia to Beacon Rock. Bank anglers can also fish upriver to Bonneville Dam. Farther upstream, a sport fishery will run from March 16 through May 5 between Bonneville Dam and the Washington-Oregon border, east of Umatilla. Anglers are allowed one marked, hatchery-reared adult chinook salmon as part of their daily limit in all areas. See the news release on WDFW's website for more information. Tributaries: The steelhead catch is starting to pick up on the Cowlitz River, where anglers are catching bright 8-12 pound steelhead near the trout hatchery. The Kalama River is also giving up some nice steelhead, and both rivers should be good bets for hatchery spring chinook. Steelhead fishing is also open on the Lewis River, but starting March 1 anglers must release any chinook salmon they catch from the mouth upstream to the overhead powerlines below Merwin Dam. Meanwhile, anglers have through March 15 to fish for steelhead on the Coweeman, Elochoman, Grays, East Fork Lewis, South Fork Toutle, and Washougal rivers. That is also the case for Abernathy, Germany, Skamokawa, Mill (Cowlitz Co.), Cedar (Clark Co.), Rock (Skamania Co.), and Salmon (Clark Co.) creeks. Barbless hooks are required in all Washington Columbia River tributaries with a few exceptions. On the other hand, Wind River and Drano Lake open for salmon fishing March 16, with a daily limit of two hatchery chinook, or two hatchery steelhead, or one of each. Anglers planning to fish any of these waters are advised to check for emergency fishing rules to make sure they are aware of any updates to state regulations before they head out. Sturgeon: Anglers can still catch and keep legal-size white sturgeon in The Dalles and John Day pools until annual harvest guidelines have been met. Legal-size sturgeon measure 43 to 54 inches (fork length). The Bonneville Pool will remain open for retention until the winter portion of the annual 325-fish harvest guideline has been met. In the Bonneville Pool, sturgeon must be 38 to 54 inches (fork length) to be kept. Catch-and-release fishing is the rule in the lower Columbia River. Walleye and bass: Anglers have been doing pretty well for walleye in The Dalles and John Day pools. Bass should start biting there and in Bonneville Pool as the water warms up. Trout: WDFW will plant thousands of catchable rainbow trout in Cowlitz and Clark counties in March. In Cowlitz County, Sacajawea Lake will receive over 3,000 of those fish and Silver Lake will be stocked with over 7,000. In Clark County, Klineline Pond will get 3,000 trout, Battleground Lake 4,000, and Lacamas Lake 4,000. In addition, two lakes near The Bridge of the Gods along Highway 14 were planted in late in February. Icehouse Lake received 2,000 trout and Little Ash Lake got 1,000 trout. Kress Lake in Cowlitz County should continue to receive excess adult hatchery steelhead from the Kalama Riv - 9:11 a.m. 3/2/2017
Starting March 1, fishing will be
open to boat and bank anglers daily
from the mouth of the Columbia to
Beacon Rock. Bank anglers can also
fish upriver to Bonneville Dam.
Farther upstream, a sport fishery
will run from March 16 through May 5
between Bonneville Dam and the
Washington-Oregon border, east of
Umatilla. Anglers are allowed one
marked, hatchery-reared adult chinook
salmon as part of their daily limit
in all areas. See the news release on
WDFW's website for more information.

Tributaries: The steelhead catch is
starting to pick up on the Cowlitz
River, where anglers are catching
bright 8-12 pound steelhead near the
trout hatchery. The Kalama River is
also giving up some nice steelhead,
and both rivers should be good bets
for hatchery spring chinook.

Steelhead fishing is also open on the
Lewis River, but starting March 1
anglers must release any chinook
salmon they catch from the mouth
upstream to the overhead powerlines
below Merwin Dam.

Meanwhile, anglers have through March
15 to fish for steelhead on the
Coweeman, Elochoman, Grays, East Fork
Lewis, South Fork Toutle, and
Washougal rivers. That is also the
case for Abernathy, Germany,
Skamokawa, Mill (Cowlitz Co.), Cedar
(Clark Co.), Rock (Skamania Co.), and
Salmon (Clark Co.) creeks. Barbless
hooks are required in all Washington
Columbia River tributaries with a few
exceptions.

On the other hand, Wind River and
Drano Lake open for salmon fishing
March 16, with a daily limit of two
hatchery chinook, or two hatchery
steelhead, or one of each. Anglers
planning to fish any of these waters
are advised to check for emergency
fishing rules to make sure they are
aware of any updates to state
regulations before they head out.

Sturgeon: Anglers can still catch and
keep legal-size white sturgeon in The
Dalles and John Day pools until
annual harvest guidelines have been
met. Legal-size sturgeon measure 43
to 54 inches (fork length).

The Bonneville Pool will remain open
for retention until the winter
portion of the annual 325-fish
harvest guideline has been met. In
the Bonneville Pool, sturgeon must be
38 to 54 inches (fork length) to be
kept. Catch-and-release fishing is
the rule in the lower Columbia River.

Walleye and bass: Anglers have been
doing pretty well for walleye in The
Dalles and John Day pools. Bass
should start biting there and in
Bonneville Pool as the water warms
up.

Trout: WDFW will plant thousands of
catchable rainbow trout in Cowlitz
and Clark counties in March. In
Cowlitz County, Sacajawea Lake will
receive over 3,000 of those fish and
Silver Lake will be stocked with over
7,000.

In Clark County, Klineline Pond will
get 3,000 trout, Battleground Lake
4,000, and Lacamas Lake 4,000. In
addition, two lakes near The Bridge
of the Gods along Highway 14 were
planted in late in February. Icehouse
Lake received 2,000 trout and Little
Ash Lake got 1,000 trout.

Kress Lake in Cowlitz County should
continue to receive excess adult
hatchery steelhead from the Kalama
Riv

Noel E Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Worse Smelting! - 8:06 a.m. 2/27/2017
Feb. 25th was the worse smelt dipping
experience I ever had. I'm pretty sure all smelt
enthusiasts were disappointed.

Jon - Vancouver , WA
jtaimanao@gmail.com

What smelt - 9:19 p.m. 2/26/2017
I don't no about everyone else but in
the 5 hours the wdfw so gratiously
permitted dipping .me and my son
greedily filled out buckets with 8
endangered smelt .not 8 each but 8 to
trap. According to the state I caught
enough smelt for the dinner table and
to fertilize my garden . while as
usual the comercial guys who knows how
many hundreds of pounds .all that they
anounce is the caught 200 something
pounds a person a day wich eqauls ?
Who knows but I bet it was more than
all of sportfishers caught in are well
timed 5 hour season. Something needs
to change starting with the department
of comercial wildlife!!!! Good luck
out there look out for the nets

Brian - Vancouver wa
gonefishin.bg@gmail.com

States set initial fishing season for Columbia River spring chinook VANCOUVER, Wash. Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved an initial sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River that reflects a lower projection of returning fish but a larger share of the catch than in previous years. Initial catch guidelines set by the two states will allow anglers fishing below Bonneville Dam to catch up to 6,905 upriver spring chinook through April 6, before the early season closes until mid-May for a run assessment. Under the preseason forecast, approximately 160,400 upriver spring chinook are expected to return to the waters above Bonneville Dam this year, which represent about 80 percent of the 10-year average. Spring chinook returns to the Willamette River and other tributaries are also expected to be lower than in recent years. On the other hand, 80 percent of the allowable catch of upriver spring chinook will be allocated to the sport fishery up from 70 percent in previous years based on policies recently adopted by the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions. The allocation for the commercial fishery will be reduced accordingly and no commercial fisheries will be considered before the run update in mid-May, said Ron Roler, a Columbia River fish manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). As in previous years, both states will manage the recreational fishery with a 30 percent buffer on the upriver chinook forecast until the results of the in-season run update are known, Roler said. "We'll continue to take a conservative approach in managing the fishery," he said. "If the fish return at or above expectations, we will look toward providing additional days of fishing on the river later in the spring." The following fishing regulations will be in effect below Bonneville Dam from March 1 through April 6: Fishing area: The fishery is currently open downstream from the Interstate 5 Bridge, but will expand upstream starting March 1 under the new rules. Fishing will then be open to boat and bank anglers daily from the mouth of the Columbia to Beacon Rock. Bank anglers can also fish upriver to Bonneville Dam. Daily limit: Anglers are allowed one marked, hatchery-reared adult chinook salmon as part of their daily limit of two salmon, two steelhead, or one of each. Any chinook or steelhead without a clipped adipose fin and a healed scar must be released unharmed. Lewis River area closure: An area of the Columbia River will be closed to all fishing near the mouth of the Lewis River, as defined by the fishing rule posted on WDFW's website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/attach/feb2317a.pdf. Anglers must also release any spring chinook in the Lewis River itself downstream from Merwin Dam. The two states also approved a sport fishery between Bonneville Dam and the Washington-Oregon border, east of Umatilla, to open March 16 and run through May 5. The early season allocation for that area is 921 spring chinook. Roler said river conditions could pose a challenge to anglers this season, noting that the Columbia River is currently running high and off-color with a substantial snowpack remaining in the Cascade Range. "We ask anglers to keep watch for changing fishing rules, but it's also important to keep a close eye on the river conditions," he said. "Boat anglers, in particular, have a hard time catching fish when the river is running high and dirty, and personal safety has to be everyone's first priority." Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message has been sent to the WDFW All Information mailing list. Visit the WDFW News Release Archive at: http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/ To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html - 6:27 p.m. 2/24/2017
States set initial fishing season for
Columbia River spring chinook

VANCOUVER, Wash. Fishery managers
from Washington and Oregon today
approved an initial sport fishery for
spring chinook salmon on the lower
Columbia River that reflects a lower
projection of returning fish but a
larger share of the catch than in
previous years.

Initial catch guidelines set by the
two states will allow anglers fishing
below Bonneville Dam to catch up to
6,905 upriver spring chinook through
April 6, before the early season
closes until mid-May for a run
assessment.

Under the preseason forecast,
approximately 160,400 upriver spring
chinook are expected to return to the
waters above Bonneville Dam this
year, which represent about 80
percent of the 10-year average.
Spring chinook returns to the
Willamette River and other
tributaries are also expected to be
lower than in recent years.

On the other hand, 80 percent of the
allowable catch of upriver spring
chinook will be allocated to the
sport fishery up from 70 percent in
previous years based on policies
recently adopted by the Washington
and Oregon fish and wildlife
commissions.

The allocation for the commercial
fishery will be reduced accordingly
and no commercial fisheries will be
considered before the run update in
mid-May, said Ron Roler, a Columbia
River fish manager for the Washington
Department of Fish and Wildlife
(WDFW).

As in previous years, both states
will manage the recreational fishery
with a 30 percent buffer on the
upriver chinook forecast until the
results of the in-season run update
are known, Roler said.

"We'll continue to take a
conservative approach in managing the
fishery," he said. "If the fish
return at or above expectations, we
will look toward providing additional
days of fishing on the river later in
the spring."

The following fishing regulations
will be in effect below Bonneville
Dam from March 1 through April 6:

Fishing area: The fishery is
currently open downstream from the
Interstate 5 Bridge, but will expand
upstream starting March 1 under the
new rules. Fishing will then be open
to boat and bank anglers daily from
the mouth of the Columbia to Beacon
Rock. Bank anglers can also fish
upriver to Bonneville Dam.
Daily limit: Anglers are allowed one
marked, hatchery-reared adult chinook
salmon as part of their daily limit
of two salmon, two steelhead, or one
of each. Any chinook or steelhead
without a clipped adipose fin and a
healed scar must be released
unharmed.
Lewis River area closure: An area of
the Columbia River will be closed to
all fishing near the mouth of the
Lewis River, as defined by the
fishing rule posted on WDFW's website
at
http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/attach/feb231
7a.pdf. Anglers must also release any
spring chinook in the Lewis River
itself downstream from Merwin Dam.
The two states also approved a sport
fishery between Bonneville Dam and
the Washington-Oregon border, east of
Umatilla, to open March 16 and run
through May 5. The early season
allocation for that area is 921
spring chinook.

Roler said river conditions could
pose a challenge to anglers this
season, noting that the Columbia
River is currently running high and
off-color with a substantial snowpack
remaining in the Cascade Range.

"We ask anglers to keep watch for
changing fishing rules, but it's also
important to keep a close eye on the
river conditions," he said. "Boat
anglers, in particular, have a hard
time catching fish when the river is
running high and dirty, and personal
safety has to be everyone's first
priority."

Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel E Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Smelt - 8:55 a.m. 2/24/2017
Thank you mighty fish and game
department for be being so jenerouse
to share some of yours and the
extremely important comercial fishers
smelt run .let's not to forget to
thank the all knowing biologists for
shairing there study subjects .as
always we get our six hours after
everybody else has had there turn
.it's a I have seen smelt in the river
for weeks .I was snagging them on the
Lewis while steelhead fishing a week
ago .we can take 10 pounds the
comercial guys averaged 280 pounds a
day for research. That is bull and
everyone of you out there who fish no
it .pretty soon the only place we will
have to fish is the local grocery
store.that is till the comercial
netters and the wdfw wipe them out
completely.woohoo go trump lol

Brian - Vancouver wa
gonefishin.bg@gmail.com

One-day smelt fishery set to open on Cowlitz River VANCOUVER, Wash. State fishery managers approved a limited sport fishery for smelt on the Cowlitz River for Saturday, Feb. 25. Under this year's rules, a portion of the Cowlitz River will be open to recreational dip netting along the shore from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. for one day only. The area open to sport dipping stretches from the Highway 432 Bridge upstream to the Al Helenberg Memorial Boat Ramp, located approximately 1,300 feet upstream from the Highway 411/A Street Bridge in Castle Rock. Each dip-netter may retain 10 pounds of smelt per day, with no more than one day's limit in possession. Ten pounds is about a quarter of a five-gallon bucket. No fishing license is required to dip for smelt in Washington state. This marks the fourth year that the state has allowed smelt fishing since 2010, when the species also known as eulachon was listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) along the Pacific Coast. NOAA Fisheries, which oversees ESA-listed stocks, supports limited fisheries that contribute to research, said Cindy Le Fleur, regional fish program manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. "We're expecting a modest return of about 3 million pounds of smelt to the Columbia River this year," Le Fleur said. "That compares to an estimated 16.6 million pounds in 2014, when the run reached its recent peak." The sport fishery was also limited to one day in 2016, when the run was estimated at 5.1 million pounds. Le Fleur said these fisheries have a limited impact on the overall smelt return, while providing biological data on the species' abundance. Le Fleur said WDFW announced the decision to open this year's sport fishery after tracking catch rates in the ongoing commercial test fishery in the mainstem Columbia River. Managers were looking for weekly average landings to reach at least 150 pounds per fisher to feel confident that the run was likely as large as anticipated pre-season she said, noting that last week's landings averaged 281 pounds per fisher. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - 5:56 p.m. 2/21/2017
One-day smelt fishery set to open on
Cowlitz River

VANCOUVER, Wash. State fishery
managers approved a limited sport
fishery for smelt on the Cowlitz
River for Saturday, Feb. 25.

Under this year's rules, a portion of
the Cowlitz River will be open to
recreational dip netting along the
shore from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. for
one day only.

The area open to sport dipping
stretches from the Highway 432 Bridge
upstream to the Al Helenberg Memorial
Boat Ramp, located approximately
1,300 feet upstream from the Highway
411/A Street Bridge in Castle Rock.

Each dip-netter may retain 10 pounds
of smelt per day, with no more than
one day's limit in possession. Ten
pounds is about a quarter of a five-
gallon bucket. No fishing license is
required to dip for smelt in
Washington state.

This marks the fourth year that the
state has allowed smelt fishing since
2010, when the species also known
as eulachon was listed as
threatened under the federal
Endangered Species Act (ESA) along
the Pacific Coast.

NOAA Fisheries, which oversees ESA-
listed stocks, supports limited
fisheries that contribute to
research, said Cindy Le Fleur,
regional fish program manager for the
Washington Department of Fish and
Wildlife.

"We're expecting a modest return of
about 3 million pounds of smelt to
the Columbia River this year," Le
Fleur said. "That compares to an
estimated 16.6 million pounds in
2014, when the run reached its recent
peak."

The sport fishery was also limited to
one day in 2016, when the run was
estimated at 5.1 million pounds. Le
Fleur said these fisheries have a
limited impact on the overall smelt
return, while providing biological
data on the species' abundance.

Le Fleur said WDFW announced the
decision to open this year's sport
fishery after tracking catch rates in
the ongoing commercial test fishery
in the mainstem Columbia River.
Managers were looking for weekly
average landings to reach at least
150 pounds per fisher to feel
confident that the run was likely as
large as anticipated pre-season she
said, noting that last week's
landings averaged 281 pounds per
fisher.

Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Marine Area 9 salmon season re-opening Feb. 16 Action: Marine Area 9 will re-open Feb.16. The daily limit for hatchery chinook salmon in Marine Area 9 will be 1 chinook, with an overall 2-salmon limit. All coho and wild chinook salmon must be released. Effective Date: Feb 16 through April 15, 2017. Species affected: Salmon Location: Marine Area 9 within Puget Sound, excluding year-round fishing piers. Reason for action: Test fishery data collected during January and February indicate there are fewer juvenile (sublegal-size) chinook salmon present in these waters. In addition, sufficient capacity exists to re-open the fishery within the guideline of 6,081 "chinook encounters" including both retained and released fish agreed to by the tribal co-managers before this year's fishery began. Delaying the opening to mid-February allowed the state time to determine a reopening date that will give anglers opportunity later into the spring. Other information: WDFW will continue to monitor the fishery and will work with sportfishing advisors to determine if any other modifications are necessary to achieve a maximum season in Marine Area 9. Edmonds Public Fishing Pier is unaffected by this rule change and specific regulations for the pier can be found in the Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. Information - 9:23 a.m. 2/9/2017
Marine Area 9 salmon season re-
opening Feb. 16

Action: Marine Area 9 will re-open
Feb.16. The daily limit for hatchery
chinook salmon in Marine Area 9 will
be 1 chinook, with an overall 2-
salmon limit. All coho and wild
chinook salmon must be released.

Effective Date: Feb 16 through April
15, 2017.

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Marine Area 9 within Puget
Sound, excluding year-round fishing
piers.

Reason for action: Test fishery data
collected during January and February
indicate there are fewer juvenile
(sublegal-size) chinook salmon
present in these waters. In
addition, sufficient capacity exists
to re-open the fishery within the
guideline of 6,081 "chinook
encounters" including both retained
and released fish agreed to by the
tribal co-managers before this year's
fishery began. Delaying the opening
to mid-February allowed the state
time to determine a reopening date
that will give anglers opportunity
later into the spring.

Other information: WDFW will
continue to monitor the fishery and
will work with sportfishing advisors
to determine if any other
modifications are necessary to
achieve a maximum season in Marine
Area 9. Edmonds Public Fishing Pier
is unaffected by this rule change and
specific regulations for the pier can
be found in the Washington Sport
Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Information

Noel Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Anglers limited to 1 chinook per day in Marine Area 6 Action: The daily limit for hatchery chinook salmon in Marine Area 6 will be reduced to 1 chinook, with an overall 2-salmon limit. All coho and wild chinook salmon must be released. Effective locations and dates: Feb.16, through April 15, 2017. Species affected: Chinook salmon. Reason for action: Before the salmon fishing season started, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and tribal co-managers agreed to a limited number (3,975) of "chinook encounters" including both retained and released fish that anglers will be allowed in Marine Area 6. To stay within the agreed number of encounters, the department is modifying this fishery to increase the likelihood of providing season-long fisheries. WDFW consulted with its Puget Sound sportfishing advisors in making this change. Other information: WDFW will continue to monitor and evaluate Marine Area 6 fishery. Information contact: Mark Baltzell, (360) 902-2807 or Ryan Lothrop, (360) 902-2808. 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. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. - 9:22 a.m. 2/9/2017
Anglers limited to 1 chinook per day
in Marine Area 6

Action: The daily limit for hatchery
chinook salmon in Marine Area 6 will
be reduced to 1 chinook, with an
overall 2-salmon limit. All coho and
wild chinook salmon must be released.

Effective locations and dates:
Feb.16, through April 15, 2017.

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Reason for action: Before the salmon
fishing season started, the
Washington Department of Fish and
Wildlife (WDFW) and tribal co-
managers agreed to a limited number
(3,975) of "chinook encounters"
including both retained and released
fish that anglers will be allowed
in Marine Area 6.

To stay within the agreed number of
encounters, the department is
modifying this fishery to increase
the likelihood of providing season-
long fisheries. WDFW consulted with
its Puget Sound sportfishing advisors
in making this change.

Other information: WDFW will continue
to monitor and evaluate Marine Area 6
fishery.

Information contact: Mark Baltzell,
(360) 902-2807 or Ryan Lothrop, (360)
902-2808.

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.
Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.

Noel E Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

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