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2013 Recreational Fishing Rules Concise Explanatory Statement
Fish & Wildlife Commission
Meeting Feb. 8-9, 2013

2013 – 2014 Sportfishing Rule Proposals – Briefing and Public Hearing. Audio available.

Sportfishing Rule Changes for 2013-2014

Sportfishing Rule Proposals & Comments

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Region Freshwater
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Eastern Washington and
Columbia Region Freshwater

Reference ID: DFW396035

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW396035
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: WDFW Staff
Rules Category:
Puget Sound Region Marine
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Trout
Rule to Change:
Middle Nemah and Mooses ponds (Pacific County) All Game Fish open 4th Saturday in April to October 31th.
New Rule Proposal:
Middle Nemah and Mooses ponds (Pacifci County) All Game Fish open Year-round.
Why the change is needed:
Provide trout fishing opportunity in a region of the State with limited trout fishing opportunities in a lake environment.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
No input given
Describe their support and/or concerns:
No input given
Submitted by: SCHARPF, RAYMOND M — ,

Date submitted: 06/15/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Recommended for Public Comment     Reference ID: DFW396035

Rule Change Recommendation Short Title
Convert Middle Nemah Pond and Mooses Pond to year-round fisheries

Rules Category
Coastal Region Freshwater

Type of Rule Change Proposal

County or Location Information
Pacific County

Short Description
Change current rules on these bodies of water to year-round fisheries.

Provide additional trout fishing opportunity in a region of the state with limited trout fishing opportunities in lake environments.

Original Rule Proposal Number(s)

Online Public Comments

Online public comments submitted for this proposal can be found here.