WSR 97-06-042

PERMANENT RULES

FISH AND WILDLIFE

COMMISSION

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-40--Filed February 27, 1997, 2:25 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: December 7, 1996.

Purpose: To amend WAC 232-28-02210 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Deer area descriptions.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-02210.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 96-21-160 on October 23, 1996.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted version of WAC 232-28-02210 differs from the proposed version filed with the code reviser in the following specifics:

1. Deer Area 040 Foss River was amended on lines 11-14 as follows: . . . Crest Trail to ((Ridge)) Spectacle Lake; then along the Pacific Crest Trail in a ((north)) westerly direction approximately ((one-half)) four and one-half miles to Gravel Lake; . . .

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

December 30, 1996

Lisa Pelly

for Mitchell S. Johnson

Chairman

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 96-04-027, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96)

WAC 232-28-02210 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Deer area descriptions.

Deer Area No. 001 Champion North (Pierce County): Beginning at the point where the Bonneville Power Transmission Line crosses the Carbon River (about 14 miles northwest of Carbonado); then south and west up the Carbon River to where it intersects State Highway 165; then south and east along State Highway 165 to where it intersects the Mt. Rainier National Park Boundary; then south along said boundary to where it intersects the North Fork Puyallup River; then north and west down the North Fork Puyallup River and the Puyallup River to where it intersects the Bonneville Power Transmission Line (about three miles south of Orting); then north and east along said power transmission line to the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Deer Area No. 002 Champion South (Pierce County): Beginning at the point where Champion's 1 Road crosses the Puyallup River (approximately 1 1/2 miles northeast of Kapowsin) then southeast up the Puyallup River to the confluence with Deer Creek; then south up Deer Creek to where it intersects the 243 Road; then northwest along the 243 Road to where it intersects the 24 Road; then southwest along the 24 Road to where it intersects the 3270 Road; then west along the 3270 Road to where it intersects the 327 Road; then southwest along the 327 Road to where it crosses Busy Wild Creek (near Lake Lorraine); then west down the Busy Wild Creek to its confluence with the North Fork Mashel River; then up the North Fork Mashel River (about 1 mile) to the point nearest the southernmost extension of the 311 Road (T16N, R6E, Section 19, S.W. 1/2 of S.W. 1/2); then in a line to the 311 Road; then along 311 Road to where it intersects the 3113 Road; then north along the 3113 Road to where it intersects the 843 Road; then along the 843 Road to where it intersects the 84 Road; then along the 84 Road to where it intersects the 8 Road; then north along the 8 Road to where it intersects the 82 Road; then along the 82 Road to where it intersects the township line between Townships 16 & 17 North, W.M.; then west on said line to where it intersects the range line between Ranges 4 & 5 East, W.M.; then north on said line to northwest corner of Section 31, T17N, R5E; then east on section line between Sections 30 and 31, T17N, R5E to 1/4 corner (Champion ownership); then north from said corner along ownership line to the point closest to the southernmost extension of the 0-100 Road (approx. 3/4 mile); then in a northwest line to the 0-100 Road; then along the 0-100 Road to where it intersects with Ohop Creek; then northwest along Ohop Creek to where it empties into Lake Kapowsin; then northeast along the east shore of Lake Kapowsin to the point closest to the start of the 1 Road; then along the 1 Road to point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Deer Area No. 010 Pyramid (Chelan County): That part of GMUs 306 and 304 beginning at the Glacier Peaks Wilderness and Lake Chelan; then south along Lake Chelan to Corral Creek Campground; then west to the intersection of Trail 1433 and Butte Trail 1440; then northwest along Butte Trail 1440 to South Pyramid Trail 1439; then southwest to intersection of Trail 1437; then due west to Trail 1434; then northwest to Trail 1435; then south to Trail 1400; then southeast to Garland Creek; then west to Garland Peak; then north along Trail 1408 to Trail 1515; then south to Trail 1530; then west to Trail 1509; then south to Trail 1527; then north to Estes Butte and continuing along the Glacier Peaks Wilderness Boundary to beginning. (((See Wenatchee National Forest map)

Deer Area No. 020 Desert (Grant County): That part of GMU 278 (Wahluke) north of O'Sullivan Road and east of Beverly Road.))

Deer Area No. 030 Lake Sacajawea: That part of GMU 284 (Kahlotus) east of State Highway 12, south of the Pasco-Kahlotus Road and west of the McCoy Canyon Road.

Deer Area No. 031 Patterson (Benton and Klickitat counties): Beginning at the junction of Highway 14 at Patterson; then west on Highway 14 to Alderdale Road; then north on Alderdale Road (including Section 22 of Township 5N, R23E) to Smith Road; then east on Smith Road to McKinley Springs Road; then northeast on McKinley Springs Road to Horrigan Road; then east on Horrigan Road to Highway 221; then south on Highway 221 to Highway 14 and point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Deer Area No. 040 Foss River (King County in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area): Beginning at the intersection of the Dingford Creek Trail (USFS Trail 1005) and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area Boundary; then north along USFS Trail 1005 to Little Myrtle Lake; then in a northeast line approximately one-half mile to Marlene Lake; then down the tributary from Marlene Lake to its intersection with USFS Trail 1072 near Lake Dorothy; then north along USFS Trail 1072 to its intersection with the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area Boundary; then north and east along the wilderness boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail at Hope Lake; then south along the Pacific Crest Trail to ((Ridge)) Spectacle Lake; then along the Pacific Crest Trail in a ((northwest)) westerly direction approximately four and one-half miles to Gravel Lake; then down the Gravel Lake tributary to Goat Creek; then down Goat Creek to its intersection with Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area Boundary; then north and west along the wilderness area boundary to the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Deer Area No. 041 Pilchuck (Snohomish and King counties): Beginning at the mouth of the Stillaguamish River; then up the Stillaguamish River to Arlington; then northeast along Highway 530 to a point in Section 10, T32N, R7E where it intersects with the City of Seattle power transmission line; then southwest along the transmission line to the point where it crosses the divide between Jim Creek and the North Fork of Canyon Creek (Section 11, T31N, R7E); then down the North Fork of Canyon Creek and Canyon Creek to the South Fork Stillaguamish River; then down the Stillaguamish River to Jordan Road; then along Jordan Road to Granite Falls; then south along Menzel Lake Road to the Pilchuck River Road (P-5000); then east on P-5000 Road to Culmback Dam (Spada Lake); then southeast on Culmback Dam Road to Sultan Basin Road at Olney Pass; then south on Sultan Basin Road to Kellogg Lake Road to U.S. Highway 2 east of Sultan; then west on U.S. Highway 2 to Monroe; then south on Highway 203 to Duvall; then north down the Snoqualmie River to the Snohomish River and down the Snohomish River to Puget Sound; then north along the shore of Puget Sound to the mouth of the Stillaguamish River and the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer or Mount Baker/Snoqualmie National Forest map)))

Deer Area No. 042 Tolt (King and Snohomish counties): Beginning at intersection of Highway 202 and the Tokul Creek Road S.E. (near Snoqualmie Falls); then north on Tokul Creek Road S.E. and onto S.E. 53rd Way then onto the S.E. 53rd Road; then along S.E. 53rd Road to its junction with the Weyerhaeuser mainline; then north on Weyerhaeuser mainline road through Gate 4 onto the Weyerhaeuser mainline truck road; then north on Weyerhaeuser mainline truck road (approximately 23 miles) to its junction with Proctor Creek Road; then north on Proctor Creek Road to its junction with Highway 2; then west on U.S. Highway 2 to its junction with Highway 203 at Monroe; then south on Highway 203 to its junction with Highway 202; then east along Highway 202 to the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer or Weyerhaeuser Recreational map and Thomas Brothers Guide)))

Deer Area No. 060 Olympic Wilderness (Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor and Mason counties): The Buckhorn, Colonel Bob, Mt. Skokomish, the Brothers and Wonder Mountain Wilderness areas of Olympic National Forest. (((See Olympic National Forest map for these primitive roadless areas)))

Deer Area No. 061 Marrowstone Island (Jefferson County): Marrowstone Island in Jefferson County. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Deer Area No. 062 Indian Island (Kitsap County): Indian Island in Kitsap County.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040. 96-04-027, 232-28-02210, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 95-03-029 (Order 94-140), 232-28-02210, filed 1/10/95, effective 2/10/95; 94-11-037 (Order 645), 232-28-02210, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]

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