Species covered in proposed rule • Not species specific
Rule to Change: Samish River: and bait or lure must be suspended below a float.
New Rule Proposal: Lures such as spinners and spoons that require constant retrieval to be effective do not need to be suspended below a float.
Why the change is needed: Suspending such lures as spinners and spoons defeats their purpose.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change: None
Describe their support and/or concerns:
Submitted by: G, KEITH — OAK HARBOR, WA
Date submitted: 05/25/2012
WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation
Not Recommended for further consideration Reference ID: DFW631430
Reasons not recommended for further consideration
Salmon, goes through the North of Falcon process This proposal deals with salmon. Salmon seasons are set through the Pacific Fisheries Management Council/North of Falcon process. This process adopts a cohesive set of rules for sport and commercial salmon fisheries, from ocean fisheries to those inside Puget Sound including freshwater fisheries each year during March and April.
Your proposal will be provided to the manager(s) responsible for this species so that it can be considered during the appropriate rulemaking process.
Online Public Comments(1 comments)
WAHLGREN, BURTON December 08, 2012 MARYSVILLE, WA Comments: love the not suspended spinners and spoons rule for the samish river! now enforce the suspended baits rule! the snagging last season was a slaughter that was sickening!!! if you dont have the manpower like you say ,just deputise people. i volenteer!!!!