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.

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
Jan 14, 2019
Olympia
Oct 29, 2018
Olympia
Sep 20, 2018
Wallace River Hatchery
May 31, 2018
Olympia
Jan 11, 2018
Lakewood Hatchery
Nov 14, 2017
Olympia
Oct 10, 2017
Soos Creek Hatchery
May 23, 2017
Olympia
Jan 9, 2017
Northwest Marine Technology, Tumwater
Dec 8, 2016
Olympia
Sep 22, 2016
Wallace Hatchery
Jun 22, 2016
Northwest Marine Technology, Tumwater
Jan 7, 2016
Olympia
Nov 16, 2015
Mill Creek
Sep 28, 2015
Mill Creek
Jun 23, 2015
Olympia
May 14, 2015
Olympia
Jan 8, 2015
Olympia
Oct 28, 2014
Olympia
Jun 4, 2014
Minter Creek Hatchery
Apr 22, 2014
Seattle
Jan 28, 2014
Olympia
Oct 22, 2013
Olympia
Jul 23, 2013
Olympia
Jun 3, 2013
Olympia
Feb 21, 2013
Olympia
Jan 22, 2013
Olympia
Oct 30, 2012
Olympia
Jun 28, 2012
Minter Creek Hatchery
Feb 22, 2012
Olympia
Jan 3, 2012
Olympia
Oct 24, 2011
Olympia
May 3, 2011
Olympia
Feb 7, 2011
Olympia
Dec 15, 2010
Mill Creek
Oct 26, 2010
Olympia
Oct 6, 2010
Lakewood Hatchery
Jun 20, 2010
Olympia
May 26, 2010
Olympia
Mar 2, 2010
Olympia
Dec 2, 2009
Olympia
Sep 2, 2009
Olympia
Jun 3, 2009
Tumwater
Mar 4, 2009
Lakewood Hatchery
Dec 10, 2008
Olympia
Sep 3, 2008
Lacey
Jun 4, 2008
Manchester