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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: DFW937303

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW937303
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: Public
Rules Category:
Puget Sound Region Freshwater
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Trout
Rule to Change:
New Rule Proposal:
Lake Samammish, 5 trout limit daily two of which may be kokanee.
Why the change is needed:
there is enough kokanee in the lake to have a fisherie
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
online fishing forums and washington
Describe their support and/or concerns:
they think it is a good idea based on results from people fishing for trout on the lake.
Submitted by: RITTER, BOB  — PACIFIC, WA

Date submitted: 04/29/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Not Recommended for further consideration     Reference ID: DFW937303

Monitoring efforts suggest there are not enough kokanee present to have a retention fishery at this time. Supplementation efforts are still underway to recover Lake Samammish kokanee to a harvestable level.

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