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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

Sportfishing Rule Proposals & Comments

View proposals and comments on proposals that were submitted by the public and WDFW staff.
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Recommended for Public Comment

Rule Change Recommendation Short Title
# 30. Expand fishing opportunity to families, disabled and seniors on Fort Borst Park Pond

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Rules Category
Eastern Washington and Columbia Region Freshwater

Type of Rule Change Proposal
Recreational

County or Location Information
Lewis County

Short Description
Allow family, disabled, and senior fishing opportunity on this lake.

Explanation
The lake can withstand more fishing pressure and public fishing access is limited in this area. Fishing events can still be held to provide juvenile only fishing opportunities.

Original Rule Proposal Number(s)
DFW525375

Final Rule Actions

Staff Recommendation
Adopt as proposed.

Commission Action
Adopted as proposed.

Rule Modifications
No


Public Testimony

There were no comments.

Online Public Comments  (2 comments)

CARVER SR., RUSSELL L  November 29, 2012
LAKETAPPS, WA  
Comments:
Please pass rule change#30
ISAACSON, KEITH   January 16, 2013
VANCOUVER, WA  
Comments:
I believe opening more fishing opportunities to the public is proper fisheries management. I support this regulation change.