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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

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Reference ID: DFW595053

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW595053
Critical Conservation Need      Submission Type: Public
Rules Category:
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Steelhead
Rule to Change:
filling your punch card and then gettin another one
New Rule Proposal:
change the steelhead catch to only 10 per year. Period no additional catch card either.
Why the change is needed:
You have guys taking 20-30 and more and then getting additional punch cards. What would anyone do with that many fish.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
No input given
Describe their support and/or concerns:
No input given

Date submitted: 04/26/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Not Recommended for further consideration     Reference ID: DFW595053

This would unnecessarily limit harvest opportunity. Further, it could reduce the harvest of surplus hatchery production.

Online Public Comments    (0 comments)

No online public comments submitted for this proposal.