WSR 97-06-061

PERMANENT RULES

FISH AND WILDLIFE

COMMISSION

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-42--Filed February 27, 1997, 3:42 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: December 7, 1996.

Purpose: To amend WAC 232-28-02230 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Bow and arrow area descriptions.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-02230.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 96-21-162 on October 23, 1996.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted version of WAC 232-28-02230 differs from the proposed version filed with the code reviser in the following specifics:

1. The first 4 lines of Bow Area No. 806 Rattlesnake in Yakima County was amended as follows: Beginning at the ((point where)) junction of USFS Road 1500 and USFS Road 1501; southwest on USFS 1501 to USFS Trail 1102; ((crosses Little Rattlesnake Creek, near Hanging Tree Campground, then)) southwest on USFS Trail 1102 ((up Little Rattlesnake Creek)) to USFS Road 1500; . . .

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.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 Order 647, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94)

WAC 232-28-02230 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Bow and arrow area descriptions.

Bow Area No. 802 Long Island (Pacific County): Long Island in Pacific County. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Bow Area No. 806 Rattlesnake (Yakima County): Beginning at the ((point where)) junction of USFS Road 1500 ((crosses Little Rattlesnake Creek, near Hanging Tree Campground; then)) and USFS Road 1501; southwest on USFS 1501 to USFS Trail 1102; southwest ((up Little Rattlesnake Creek)) on USFS Trail 1102 to USFS Road 1500; then north along Road 1500 to USFS Trail 1101 (MJB Trail); then northwest along MJB Trail to USFS Trail 1114; then north along USFS Trail 1114 to USFS Trail 981; then west along Trail 981 to USFS Trail 982; then northeast along USFS Trail 982 to USFS Trail 973; then northwest along USFS Trail 973 to the North Fork of Rattlesnake Creek; then down the North Fork to the junction with South Fork of Rattlesnake Creek; then up the South Fork to USFS Road 1502; then east on USFS Road 1502 to USFS Road 1500; then east on USFS Road 1500 to Little Rattlesnake Creek and the point of beginning. (((See Wenatchee National Forest map)))

Bow Area No. 807 Ahtanum (Yakima County): That part of GMU 368 which lies west of the following boundary; beginning at the junction of the North and South fork of Ahtanum Creek; then northwest up North Fork of Ahtanum Creek to Nasty Creek; then north up Nasty Creek to the Nasty Creek-Cowiche Road (DNR Road C1050); then north on DNR Road C1050 to South Fork of Cowiche Creek; then east down South Fork Cowiche Creek to the power line which crosses near the mouth of Reynolds Creek; then northwest along the powerline to Jump Off (USFS Road 1302). Except closed east of a north south line drawn between the South Fork and North Fork of Ahtanum Creek two miles west of the Tampico Store. (((See Wenatchee National Forest map)))

Bow Area No. 808 Acme (Whatcom County): Beginning at the Town of Acme; then north on Highway 9 to the junction of the Strand Road; then east on the Strand Road and over the Van Zandt Dike following the south boundaries of Sections 21, 22 and 23 of T38N, R5E to the Mosquito Lake Road; then south along the Mosquito Lake Road to the Blue Mountain Road; then east to Peterson Creek and the Musto Marsh Road; then south to Skookum Creek; then west along Skookum Creek to the South Fork Nooksack River; then continue west along the South Fork Nooksack River to the mouth of Christy Creek; then south along Christy Creek to its source; then west to Ennis Creek; then west along Ennis Creek to the Ennis Creek Road; then west along Ennis Creek Road to the Wickersham Road; then west along the Wickersham Road to Highway 9; then north along Highway 9 to Acme and the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Bow Area No. 820 Malott (Okanogan County): Beginning at the Town of Riverside; then south down the Okanogan River to U.S. Highway 97 bridge at mouth of river; then west on U.S. Highway 97 through the Town of Brewster to the Indian Dan Canyon Road; then north to Paradise Hill Road; then east and south along the Paradise Hill Road to the Hanford Cutoff; then west on Hanford Cutoff to the North Star Road; then north on North Star Road to junction with Chiliwist Road then east on Chiliwist Road to junction with Olema/Cook Mt. Road; then north on Olema/Cook Mt. Road to its junction with Highway 20; then east on Highway 20 to the junction with Buzzard Lake Road; then north on Buzzard Lake Road to the junction with Windy Hill Road; then east on Windy Hill Road to its junction with Spring Coulee/Salmon Creek Road; then north on Spring Coulee/Salmon Creek Road to the junction with Green Lake Road; then north on Green Lake Road to the Conconully Highway then northwest on the Conconully Highway to the junction with the Riverside Cutoff Road; then northeast on the Riverside Cutoff Road to the town of Riverside and the Okanogan River and the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

Bow Area No. 841 Skagit (Skagit County): Beginning at the intersection of CP 190 Road and CP 132 Road (Section 28, T36N, R5E); then east along the CP 132 Road to the CP 130 Road; then east and south along the CP 130 Road; then west, south and east along the CP 110 Road to Childs Creek; then south down Childs Creek to SR 20; then east on SR 20 to Grandy Creek; then south down Grandy Creek to the Skagit River; then west down the main channel of the Skagit River to Hansen Creek; then north up Hansen Creek to SR 20; then east on SR 20 to the Helmick Road; then north on the Helmick Road to the CP 190 Road (Cokedale Road); then north along the CP 190 to the CP 132 Road and the point of beginning. (((See Washington Atlas & Gazetteer)))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 94-11-039 (Order 647), 232-28-02230, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]

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