WSR 97-16-103

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-140--Filed August 5, 1997, 5:00 p.m., effective August 5, 1997, 12:01 a.m.]

Purpose: Personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900M; and amending WAC 232-28-619.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety, or general welfare, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the public interest.

Reasons for this Finding: These lakes are scheduled for rehabilitation. Seasons are extended, and/or catch, size, and possession limits waived to provide additional recreational opportunity.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, amended 0, repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.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: August 5, 1997, 12:01 a.m.

August 4, 1997

Bern Shanks, Ph.D.

Director

NEW SECTION

WAC 232-28-61900M Washington game fish--Exceptions to state-wide rules. Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-12-619 and WAC 232-28-619, the following game fish seasons, catch, size, and possession limits apply:

Heritage Lake (Stevens Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Thomas Lake (Stevens Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Gillette Lake (Stevens Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Sherry Lake (Stevens Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Leo Lake (Stevens/Pend Oreille Cos.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Deadman Lake (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Coyote/Bobcat Ponds (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Shiner Lake (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Hutchinson Lake (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Coyote/Bobcat/Hays Creeks (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Halfmoon Lake (Pend Oreille Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Jump Off Joe (Stevens Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Morgan Lake (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived.

Halfmoon Lake (Adams Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived

Corral Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Blythe Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Chukar Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Scaup Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Aztec Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Desert Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Dune Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Lizard Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Meadowlark Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Sedge Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Tern Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

North Desert Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Aeneas Lake (Okanogan Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 30, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

June Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

No. North Windmill Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

North Windmill Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Windmill Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Canal Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Heart Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

Pit Lake (Grant Co.): Effective 12:01 a.m., August 5, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, September 14, 1997; catch, size, and possession limits on all game fish species are waived. closed waters 12:01 a.m., September 15, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997.

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m., November 1, 1997:

WAC 232-28-61900M Washington game fish--Exceptions to state-wide rules.

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