Sportfishing Rule Changes for 2016-2017

See proposed rule
language (CR-103)
2016 Recreational Fishing Rules
Concise Explanatory Statement
Fish & Wildlife Commission
Meeting Dec. 11-12, 2015

2016 – 2017 Sportfishing Rule Proposals – Briefing and Public Hearing. Audio available.

for Public Comment
Not Recommended
for further consideration
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Puget Sound Coast Not Region Specific
Liberalize limits for Bass, Channel Catfish,
and Walleye in the Columbia River
and tributaries contiguous with Oregon

Reference ID: DFW326973-16

Public Rule Proposal Received

Reference ID: DFW326973-16
Recreational Opportunities      Submission Type: Public
Region: Puget Sound
Species covered in proposed rule
 • Other
Rule to Change:
New Rule Proposal:
Shorten Failor Lake fishing season.
Why the change is needed:
The City of Hoquiam is requesting all future Failor Lake fishing seasons be shortened to close on the second Tuesday in September. The road to access the lake runs through part of the City's water shed (Drinking Water Source). There are numerous issues occurring on regular basis due to public access to Failor Lake. The occurring issues and potential issues are: 1-Dumping of garbage and unknown hazardous material.2-Trespassing.3-Wood theft.4-Fire arms use.5-Vandalism to City road gates and signage.5-Potential fire danger.
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change:
No input given
Describe their support and/or concerns:
No input given
Submitted by: TELECKY, AL  — HOQUIAM, WA

Date submitted: 03/30/2015

WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation

Not Recommended for further consideration     Reference ID: DFW326973-16

Short Title
Failor Lake walk-in fishery

This proposal can be handled within the pamphlet and does not require developing a new rule (Washington Administrative Code). The City of Hoquiam and Region 6 Fish Management will negotiate a date to close the vehicle access gate.


Public Testimony

No public testimony.

Online Public Comments  (0 comments)

No online public comments submitted for this proposal.