Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Puget Sound Commercial
Fisheries Hotline
Message # 1 - June 4, 2008

Puget Sound Commercial Fisheries Hotline Message Number 1
Recorded Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 at 9:00 AM

Operators of all commercial salmon fishing gear types fishing in Puget Sound are encouraged to attend a public hearing scheduled for June 24, 2008 held in accordance with RCW 35.05.325, for oral testimony to be taken on the pre-season schedule and regulations negotiated out of the 2008 North of Falcon process.

The Hearing will be held in Room 172, in the Natural Resources Building in Olympia, which is located at 1111 Washington St, SE, Olympia, Washington on the 1st floor, from 1:30 until 4:30 pm on Tuesday June 24, 2008. In case you are unable to or do not wish to attend the public hearing you may submit written testimony to: Rule Coordinator via mail at: 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, or via fax at: (360)-902-2155, or via email at: preuslmp@dfw.wa.gov. For driving directions contact (360) 902-2700.

Currently All Puget Sound marine and freshwater areas are closed to all-citizen commercial salmon fishing until further notice.
The 2008 Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Regulation pamphlet will be mailed the week of June 15th. If you do not receive a copy please contact (360) 902-2700 and ask for a copy or check our web site where one may be downloaded at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/commercial/salmon/. A schedule of Fish Friendly workshops is also available at this web address.

If you suspect an error in this message, have questions, or if you need to attend a workshop to get a card, please contact Jeromy Jording at (360) 902-2717.

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