WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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December 29, 2009
Contact: Wildlife Program (360) 902-2515

Hunting Rule Change:
Elk Area 4941 (Skagit River) closes for elk hunting

Action: Closes Elk Area 4941 to elk hunting

Effective dates: December 28, 2009 to January 20, 2010

Species affected: Elk

Location: Skagit River south and east of highways 9 and 20, near Concrete; for more information on the closed area, please consult page 80 of the 2009 Big Game Hunting Season pamphlet.

Reasons for action: The elk harvest objective for the area has been met and the conduct of hunters has become disorderly and unsportsmanlike.

Information Contact: Wildlife Program (360) 902-2515 or Wildthing@dfw.wa.gov