See proposed rule
language (CR-103)
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

View proposals and comments on proposals that were submitted by the public and WDFW staff.
There are two types of rules available for viewing.

for Public Comment
Not Recommended
for further consideration
View by Category
Statewide Coastal Region
Puget Sound
Region Freshwater
Coastal Region
Puget Sound
Region Marine
Eastern Washington and
Columbia Region Freshwater

Reference ID: DFW862006

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW862006
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: Public
Rules Category:
Coastal Region Freshwater
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Marine Bottomfish
Rule to Change:
Lingcod limit one. 45 day lingcod season
New Rule Proposal:
Lingcod limit two. Or, double the lingcod season to 90 days.
Why the change is needed:
It is two in many other Marine Areas. The fishery can support the additional catch.
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: 04/29/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Not Recommended for further consideration     Reference ID: DFW862006

We do not have evidence that suggests the lingcod population is healthy enough to allow this change.

Online Public Comments    (0 comments)

No online public comments submitted for this proposal.