FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
November 17, 2005
||Thursday, November 17, 2005
- SALE OF WILD SHELLFISH RULES -- RULE
The Commission may consider adoption of permanent
rule amendments that would establish a new emerging
commercial fishery for commercial harvest of
wild embedded shellfish from private property.
Action on this item was continued by the Commission
during its October 7-8, 2005, Commission meeting.
Department staff recommends further continuation
of these rules to the Commission's January 13-14,
2006, Commission meeting in Olympia.
WAC 220-52-018, Clams--Gear; and
WAC 220-52-020, Clams--Commercial harvest.
WAC 220-88D-010, Emerging commercial fishery--Commercial
wild clams, mussels, and oyster shellfish
fishery on nonstate tidelands and bedlands;
WAC 220-88D-020, Designation of the commercial
wild clams, mussels, and oyster harvest
on nonstate lands as an emerging commercial
WAC 220-88D-030, Eligibility to participate
in the nonstate lands commercial wild clams,
mussels, and oyster shellfish fishery;
WAC 220-88D-040, Nonstate lands commercial
wild clams, mussels, and oysters--Application
requirements--Survey and notification requirements--Incidental
take prohibited; and
WAC 220-88D-050, Reporting requirements
for nonstate lands commercial wild clams,
mussels, and oyster harvest--Conversion
to private sector cultured aquatic products.
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- GENERAL DISCUSSION:
Available Commissioners and Director will discuss
recent activities and items of interest.
||The meeting will take place via telephone conference
call. The public may listen to the discussion via
speakerphone in the Commission Office at the Department
of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resources Building,
5th floor, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia.
For additional information, contact:
Susan Yeager, Commission Executive Assistant, at (360)