Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries Enhancement Fund Oversight Committee

The Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries Enhancement Fund (PSRFEF) Oversight Committee was created in 2003 by the legislature (RCW 77.105.160).  The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) select +7 individuals to serve on the PSRFEF Oversight Committee on a two-year term to meet quarterly.

PSRFEF Oversight Committee has the following duties:

  1. Advise the department on all aspects of the Puget Sound recreational fisheries enhancement program;
  2. Review and provide guidance on the annual budget for the recreational fisheries enhancement account;
  3. Select a chair of the committee. It is the chair's duty to coordinate with the department on all issues related to the Puget Sound recreational fisheries enhancement program;
  4. Meet at least quarterly with the department's coordinator of the Puget Sound recreational fisheries enhancement program;
  5. Review and comment on program documents and proposed production of salmon and other species; and
  6. Address other issues related to the purposes of the Puget Sound recreational fisheries enhancement program that are of interest to recreational fishers in Puget Sound.

This advisory committee will not create rules or policies; but will provide insight and recommendations to the Director and the Assistant Director, Fish Program.

At the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, we celebrate diverse individuals who bring a wide range of perspectives. All are welcome to participate in our processes regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability.

Contacts and member info

Members

Guidelines

Contacts

Mission statement

The purpose of the PSRFEF is to conserve, enhance, and promote recreational fisheries within Puget Sound and Lake Washington.  The PSRFEF Oversight Committee members and coordinators jointly:

(A) Develop recommendations, with assistance from the coordinator, for outcome-based goals and objectives to assess the effectiveness of the program;
(B) Meet with the director each year to review these goals and objectives; and
(C) Report annually with the director to the commission on the goals of the program and the effectiveness of the program in meeting those goals.

 

Program Goal:  Improve the recreational fishing opportunities in Puget Sound and Lake Washington and increase the economic benefits from the fishery.

Outcome Performance Measure:  Increase angler trips in Puget Sound and Lake Washington by 5% per biennium.

 

Meeting calendar

Date Location Meeting materials

Teams

Zoom meeting

Natural Resources Building Room 682 (6th Floor)

Olympia

Soos Creek Hatchery

Olympia

Olympia
Olympia
Wallace River Hatchery
Olympia
Lakewood Hatchery
Olympia
Soos Creek Hatchery
Olympia
Northwest Marine Technology, Tumwater
Olympia
Wallace Hatchery
Northwest Marine Technology, Tumwater
Olympia
Mill Creek
Mill Creek
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Minter Creek Hatchery
Seattle
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Minter Creek Hatchery
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Mill Creek
Olympia
Lakewood Hatchery
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Olympia
Tumwater
Lakewood Hatchery
Olympia
Lacey
Manchester