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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

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Reference ID: DFW540232

Original Rule Proposal     See comments

Reference ID: DFW540232
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: WDFW Staff
Rules Category:
Puget Sound Region Freshwater
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Trout
Rule to Change:
Clover Creek. All Game Fish July 1-Oct 31 Statewide min.size/daily limits.
New Rule Proposal:
Clover Creek. All Game Fish July 1-Oct 31 Min. size 14". Daily limit 2. Selective gear rules.
Why the change is needed:
Consistent with Puget Sound Stream Strategy, protection of SH/salmon smolts.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
Larry Phillips District Fish Bioloigst WDFW
Describe their support and/or concerns:
No input given
Submitted by: LARRY , PHILLIPS  — ,

Date submitted: 06/08/2012

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Recommended for Public Comment     Reference ID: DFW540232

Rule Change Recommendation Short Title
Change harvest regulation on Clover Creek for salmonid smolt protection

Rules Category
Puget Sound Region Freshwater

Type of Rule Change Proposal

County or Location Information
Pierce County

Short Description
Change the minimum length to 14 inches and require selective gear rules.

Consistent with Puget Sound Stream Strategy for protecting salmonid smolts.

Original Rule Proposal Number(s)

Online Public Comments

Online public comments submitted for this proposal can be found here.