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

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Sportfishing Rule Changes for 2013-2014

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Reference ID: DFW583276

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW583276
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: WDFW Staff
Rules Category:
Puget Sound Region Freshwater
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Trout
Rule to Change:
Minter Creek (Pierce/Kitsap Co.) Mouth to hatchery rack. Trout Not open
New Rule Proposal:
Minter Creek (Pierce/Kitsap Co.) Mouth to hatchery rack. Trout First Saturday in June-October 31. Min. size 14" Daily limit 2. Selective gear rules.
Why the change is needed:
Will be consistent with Puget Sound Stream Strategy. Incerased opportuntiy.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
Jorge Villarreal, Hatchery Specialist 4, Minter Hatchery, WDFW. Larry Phillips, District Fish Biologist, WDFW.
Describe their support and/or concerns:
Jorge Villarreal, Hatchery Specialist 4, Minter Hatchery. Support the proposal.
Submitted by: LARRY , PHILLIPS  — ,

Date submitted: 06/08/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Recommended for Public Comment     Reference ID: DFW583276

Rule Change Recommendation Short Title
Open Minter Creek to trout fishing

Rules Category
Puget Sound Region Freshwater

Type of Rule Change Proposal

County or Location Information
Pierce/Kitsap counties

Short Description
Open Minter Creek to trout fishing the first Saturday in June-October 31 with selective gear rules, a minimum size 14 inches and a 2 fish daily limit.

Increase opportunity and maintain consistency with Puget Sound Stream Strategy.

Original Rule Proposal Number(s)

Online Public Comments

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