December 09, 1996
Contact: Jeff Weathersby, 360-902-2256
Department seeks sports and commercial fishing advisors
OLYMPIA -- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking
nominations for persons to serve on two fish advisory groups.
- The Anadromous and Marine Resources Sport Fishing Advisory Group, which
advises the department on cold water sport fisheries and habitat issues for salmon,
steelhead, marine fish (such as halibut and rockfish) and shellfish.
Nominees should have experience in fish management issues and the ability to
communicate with other fishing interest groups.
- The Commercial Fishing Advisory Group, which advises the department on
commercial issues involving salmon, groundfish (such as whiting), shellfish and fish
Twenty advisors will be selected for each group. The appointments are for one
Nomination letters, accompanied by a resume of the nominee, should be sent to:
Phil Anderson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way North,
Olympia, WA 98501-1091.