WSR 97-22-107

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Fisheries)

(Wildlife)

[Filed November 5, 1997, 10:55 a.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-19-092.

Title of Rule: Personal use rules.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040 and 75.08.080.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.12.040 and 75.08.080.

Summary: WAC 220-12-010, classify Atlantic salmon (except in its landlocked form) as a food fish so that areas and seasons may be regulated.

WAC 220-12-020, classify king crab and box crab (Lopholithodes spp.) as shellfish so that harvest of these species can be regulated.

WAC 220-16-440, correct description of closed area near Friday Harbor.

WAC 220-16-475, define anchovy, herring, sand lance, sardines and smelt as "forage fish."

WAC 220-16-480 and 220-16-490, define North McDaniel Cove Reef Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-500, define Jorstad Creel Reef Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-510, define Brinnon Pinnacle Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-520, define Mike's Beach Reef Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-530, define Tacoma Narrows Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-540, define Duncan Rock Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-550, define Octopus Hole Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-560, define Hood Canal Bridge Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-570, define Sunrise State Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-580, define Zee's Reef Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-590, define Orchard Rocks Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-600, define Blakely Rock Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-610, define "anadromous waters" as waters that are not landlocked.

WAC 220-16-620, define Olympic Beach Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-630, define Edmonds City Beach Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-640, define Carkeek Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-650, define Discovery Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-660, define Golden Gardens Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-670, define South Alki Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-680, define Me-Kwa-Mooks Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-690, define Lincoln Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-700, define City of Des Moines Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-710, define South 239th Street Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-16-720, define Brackett's Landing Park Conservation Area.

WAC 220-20-010, limit the use of a gaff to tuna and halibut and lingcod in Areas 1-4 for rule simplification and conservation of the resource. Allow large halibut to be shot when landing them with a dip net or gaff for public safety.

WAC 220-56-100, define the term "selective fishery."

WAC 220-56-115, change the term "bait fish" to "forage fish" to emphasize new management emphasis for these fish.

WAC 220-56-116, require barbless hooks while fishing for food fish in marine waters and rivers, streams and beaver ponds except while using forage fish jigger gear for rule simplification and ease of release of fish.

WAC 220-56-128, conservation area closure.

WAC 220-56-145, allow bottom fish other than lingcod to be filleted in the field for ease of preserving catch.

WAC 220-56-180, clarify that fishing for salmon must end when the daily limit of adult salmon is taken in all waters.

WAC 220-56-190 and 220-56-191, set a 14" minimum size for salmon for resource conservation.

WAC 220-56-240, define the daily limit of forage fish as 10 pounds in the aggregate for species conservation and to prevent wastage.

WAC 220-56-255, make the closed period for halibut fishing in Catch Record Card Area 2 Friday and Saturday to conform to Halibut Commission rules. Make the closed period for Catch Record Card Area 3 Sunday and Monday to conform to Halibut Commission rules.

WAC 220-56-262, establish rules for harvesting Atlantic salmon so that they can be harvested while salmon or trout fisheries are open.

WAC 220-56-265, make it illegal to use a smelt rake to harvest forage fish for species conservation. Allow disabled fishers to use a hand operated gate with dip net gear.

WAC 220-56-270, open smelt fishing in Padilla and Fidalgo Bays to allow harvest of healthy stocks.

WAC 220-56-275, clarify smelt daily limit.

WAC 220-56-285, Lower Columbia River seasonal shad closure.

WAC 220-56-290, close sturgeon fishing in the Chehalis River at night for rule simplification.

WAC 220-56-295, disallow gaff hooks for landing sturgeon for species conservation.

WAC 220-56-307, add Olympic Beach Conservation Area to the list of closed areas for shellfish harvest.

WAC 220-56-310, add a minimum size of 2 1/2 inches in shell length for oysters to protect native oyster stocks. Allow shrimp fishers to remove shrimp heads while in the field if they are retained to be weighed or measured. Allow anglers to take twelve male Dungeness crabs in the Columbia River for rule standardization with Oregon. Close harvest of king and box crab for species protection. Set minimum carapace size of 1 3/16 inch for spot shrimp in all waters except shrimp district 5 for species conservation.

WAC 220-56-315, allow a total of two star traps or ring nets for crab during Hood Canal shrimp fishery for angler opportunity. Standardize rules on shellfish pots to one pot per buoy for rule simplification.

WAC 220-56-320, standardize rules for shellfish pot buoys and for the lines attached to the buoys for rule simplification. Standardize rules for escape rings on crab pots for rule simplification. Delete rule to require 7/8 inch mesh in shrimp pots in some areas for standardization of gear rules. Resource conservation will be accomplished by a minimum size on shrimp instead.

WAC 220-56-325, delay opening of shrimp season in shrimp district 1 to limit take of ovigerous shrimp. Remove length limit on spot shrimp in Catch Record Card Area 6 to allow more angler opportunity.

WAC 220-56-330, allow retention of Dungeness crab and red rock crab during Hood Canal shrimp season for angler opportunity.

WAC 220-56-335, adjust the minimum size for Dungeness crab taken in the Columbia River to 5 3/4 inches for rule consistency with Oregon.

WAC 220-56-350 and 220-56-380, adjust beach seasons for oysters to conserve resource.

WAC 220-56-385, require oysters taken outside of Hood Canal to be kept in the shell while in the field for protection of native Olympia oysters.

WAC 220-57-160, adjust open areas and seasons for salmon fisheries on the Columbia River to conserve the resource and allow angler opportunity.

WAC 220-57-175, require release of chum salmon in the Cowlitz River to conserve the resource. Allow harvest of chinook salmon over 28 inches in length from Mill Creek to the Barrier Dam October 1 through December 31 for angler opportunity.

WAC 220-57-190, require selective fishery rules in the Deschutes River for ease in releasing fish and conformity with game fish rules.

WAC 220-57-235, require release of chum salmon in the Elochoman River to conserve the resource.

WAC 220-57-240, limit salmon fishery from the mouth of the Elwha River to Aldwell Lake Dam for resource conservation.

WAC 220-57-290, open salmon fishery on Icicle River for angler opportunity.

WAC 220-57-310, require release of chum salmon in the Kalama River to conserve the resource.

WAC 220-57-319, require release of chum salmon in mainstem and North Fork Lewis River to conserve resource. Close salmon fishery in North Fork Lewis River for resource conservation.

WAC 220-57-350, add selective fishery rules to salmon fishery on the South Fork Nooksack River for consistency with game fish rules and to ease release of fish.

WAC 220-57-455, add selective fishery rules to salmon fishery on the Snoqualmie River for consistency with game fish rules and to ease release of fish.

WAC 220-57-495, require release of chum salmon in the Washougal River to conserve the resource.

WAC 232-12-011, wildlife in conservation areas are protected wildlife.

WAC 232-12-619, disallow gaffing of game fish for rule simplification and conservation of the resource. Require barbless hooks in marine waters and in rivers, streams, and beaver ponds except on a set line for rule simplification and ease of release of fish. Place a daily limit on burbot of five fish for conservation of the resource. Place a daily limit of five channel catfish with a minimum size of twelve inches in length and no more than one over 24 inches in length if taken in a lake, pond, or reservoir. Makes wild steelhead release year-round, unless specified otherwise. Redefines the mouth of the Kettle River as the Barstow Bridge. Rename selective fishery regulations as selective gear rules.

WAC 232-28-619, amend exceptions to state-wide game fish rules to provide additional recreational opportunity and provide protection for local stocks.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Summary above.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Evan Jacoby, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA, 902-2930; Implementation: Bruce Crawford, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA, 902-2325; and Enforcement: Ron Swatfigure, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA, 902-2932.

Name of Proponent: Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Summary above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Summary above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. These rules affect recreational fishing, not small businesses.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. Not hydraulics rules.

Hearing Location: Red Lion Inn, North 1100 Sullivan Road, Spokane, WA, on December 12, 1997, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Robin Ayers by November 21, 1997, TDD (360) 902-2207, or (360) 902-2933.

Submit Written Comments to: Evan Jacoby, Rules Coordinator, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, FAX (360) 902-2942, by November 21, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 23-24, 1998.

November 5, 1997

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-102, filed 8/15/95, effective 9/15/95)

WAC 220-12-010 Food fish--Classification. The following fishes are classified as food fish under RCW 75.08.080 and are subject to the provisions of this title:

Barracuda

Pacific barracuda Sphyraena argentea

Cyprinids

Carp Cyprinus carpio

Cods and hake

Pacific hake or whiting Merluccius productus

Walleye pollock Theragra chalcogrammus

Pacific Tomcod Microgadus proximus

Pacific Cod or true cod Gadusmacrocephalus

Flounder, sole and halibut

Butter sole or Bellingham sole Isopsetta isolepis

C-O sole Pleuronichtys coenosus

Dover sole Microstomus pacificus

English sole Parophrys vetulus

Flathead sole Hippoglossoides elassodon

Pacific halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis

Petrale sole Eopsetta jordani

Rex sole Glyptocephalus zachirus

Rock sole Lepidopsetta bilineata

Pacific sand dab Citharichthys sordidus

Sand sole Psettichthys melanostictus

Slender sole Lyopsetta exilis

Speckled sand dab Citharichthys stigmaeus

Starry flounder Platichthys stellatus

Turbot or Arrowtooth flounder Atheresthes stomias

All other species of sole and flounder (Pleuronectiformes)

Giant wrymouth Delolepsis gigantea

Greenling

Lingcod Ophiodon elongatus

Rock greenling Hexagrammos superciliosus

Kelp greenling Hexagrammos decagrammus

All other species of greenling (Hexagrammidae)

Herring and herring-like fishes

Northern anchovy Engraulis mordax

Pacific sand lance or candlefish Ammodytes hexapterus

Pacific herring Clupea harengus pallasi

Pacific sardine or pilchard Sardinops sagax

American shad Alosa sapidissima

Mackerels, tunas and jacks

(carangids)

Pacific bonito Sarda chiliensis

Pacific mackerel Scomber japonicus

Jack mackerel Trachurus symmetricus

Monterey Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus concolor

Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus maculatus

Yellowtail Seriola dorsalis

Albacore Thunnus alalunga

Bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus

Skipjack tuna Euthynnus pelamis

Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares

All other species of tunas and

mackerels (Scombridae)

Pacific pomfret Brama japonica

Pacific pompano Peprilus simillimus

Plainfin midshipman Parichthys notatus

Ratfish Hydrolagus colliei

Rattails, all species (Coryphaenoididae)

Skates

Longnose skate Raja rhina

Big skate Raja binoculata

All other species of skates (Rajidae)

Rockfish

Bocaccio Sebastes paucispinis

Black rockfish Sebastes melanops

Brown rockfish Sebastes auriculatus

Copper rockfish Sebastes caurinus

Greenstriped rockfish Sebastes elongatus

Canary rockfish Sebastes pinniger

Pacific Ocean perch Sebastes alutus

Yelloweye or rasphead rockfish Sebastes ruberrimus

Rosefish or splitnose rockfish Sebastes diploproa

Silvergray rockfish Sebastes brevispinis

Quillback rockfish Sebastes maliger

Yellowtail rockfish Sebastes flavidus

All other species of rockfish (Scorpaenidae)

Sablefish Anoplopoma fimbria

Salmon

Chinook or King salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

(except in its landlocked form

as defined in WAC 232-12-018)

Chum or dog salmon Oncorhynchus keta

Pink or humpback Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

Coho or silver Oncorhynchus kisutch

(except in its landlocked form

as defined in WAC 232-12-018)

Sockeye or blue back Oncorhynchus nerka

Masu Oncorhynchus masu

Atlantic salmon (except Salmo salar

in its landlocked form)

Sculpins

Brown Irish lord Hemilepidotus spinosus

Buffalo sculpin Enophrys bison

Cabezon Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Great sculpin Myoxocephalus

polyacanthocephalus

Pacific Staghorn sculpin Leptocottus armatus

Red Irish lord Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus

Seabass and drums

White seabass Cynoscion nobilis

All other seabass and drums (Sciaenidae and Serranidae)

Sharks

Sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus

Soupfin shark Galeorhinus zyopterus

Dogfish or spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias

All other species of sharks (Squaliformes and

Hexanchiformes)

Smelts

Eulachon or Columbia River smelt Thaleichthys pacificus

Longfin smelt Spirinchus dilatus

Surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

All other species of smelt (Osmeridae)

Sturgeons

Green sturgeon Acipenser medirostris

White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus

Surfperches

Blue perch or striped seaperch Embiotoca lateralis

Kelp perch Brachyistius frenatus

Redtail surfperch Amphistichus rhodoterus

Shiner perch Cymatogaster aggregata

Pile perch Rhacochilus vacca

Walleye surfperch Hyperprosopon argenteum

White seaperch Phanerodon furcatus

All other species of perch (Embiotocidae)

Wolf-eel Anarrhichthys ocellatus

Hagfishes

Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stouti

Black hagfish Eptatretus deani



[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-17-062 (Order 95-102), 220-12-010, filed 8/15/95, effective 9/15/95; 89-14-010 (Order 89-48), 220-12-010, filed 6/22/89; 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), 220-12-010, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-12-010, filed 3/18/82; Order 1057, 220-12-010, filed 5/22/73; Order 807, 220-12-010, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69; Order 677, Food fish classification, filed 3/31/66; Order 256, Food fish classification, filed 3/1/60.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-10, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95 WAC 220-12-020 Shellfish--Classification. The following species are classified as shellfish under RCW 75.08.080 and are subject to the provisions of this title:

Abalone

Red abalone Haliotis refescens

Pinto abalone Haliotis kamtschatkana

Mussel

Blue mussel Mytilis edulis

California mussel Mytilis californianus

Scallops

Pacific pink scallop Chlamys rubida

Rock scallop Crassadoma gigantea

Spiny scallop Chlamys hastata

Weathervane scallop Patinopecten caurinus

Clams

Bent nose clam Macoma secta

All other macoma clams Macoma spp.

Butter clam Saxidomus giganteus

Common cockle Clinocardium nuttalli

Geoduck Panope abrupta

Horse or Gaper clam Tresus nuttalli,

Tresus capax

Mud or soft shell clam Mya arenaria

Manila clam Tapes philippinarum

Piddock Zirfaea pilsbryi

Razor clam Siliqua patula

Rock or native little neck clam Protothaca staminea

All other native clams (Eulamellibranchia)

Oysters

Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica

Olympia or native oyster Ostrea lurida

Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas

Kumamoto oyster Crassostrea gigas (kumamoto)

European oyster Ostrea edulis

All other oysters (Ostreidae)

Squid

Pacific Coast squid Loligo opalescens

Nail squid Onychoteuthis borealijaponica

Flying squid Ommastrephes bartramai

All other squid Sepioidea or Teuthoiden

Octopus

Octopus Octopus dolfeni

Barnacles

Goose barnacle Pollicipes polymerus

Shrimp

Coonstripe shrimp Pandalus danae

Coonstripe shrimp Pandalus hypsinotus

Ghost or sand shrimp Callianassa spp.

Humpy shrimp Pandalus goniurus

Mud shrimp Upogebia pugettensis

Ocean pink shrimp Pandalus jordani

Pink shrimp Pandalus borealis

Sidestripe shrimp Pandalopsis dispar

Spot shrimp Pandalus platyceros

Crab

Dungeness or Pacific crab Cancer magister

Red rock crab Cancer productus

Tanner crab Chionoecetes tanneri

King and box crab Lopholithodes spp.

Crawfish

Crawfish Pacifastacus sp.

Sea cucumber

Sea cucumber Parastichopus californicus

Sea cucumber Cucumaria miniata

Sea urchin

Green urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Red urchin Strongylocentrotus franciscanus

Purple urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus



[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-12-020, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 91-10-024 (Order 91-22), 220-12-020, filed 4/23/91, effective 5/24/91; 88-12-025 (Order 88-28), 220-12-020, filed 5/25/88, effective 8/8; 87-23-006 (Order 87-187), 220-12-020, filed 11/6/87; 86-24-046 (Order 86-190), 220-12-020, filed 11/26/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-12-020, filed 4/9/85; 85-01-010 (Order 84-214), 220-12-020, filed 12/7/84; 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), 220-12-020, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; Order 1186, 220-12-020, filed 1/13/75; Order 990, 220-12-020, filed 5/11/72; Order 807, 220-12-020, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69; Order 677, Shellfish classification, filed 3/31/66; Order 256, Shellfish classification, filed 3/1/60; Abalone and octopus from Order 483 and 256, filed 3/1/60.]

NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-475 Forage fish. "Forage fish" is defined as anchovy, herring, sand lance, sardine and smelt.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-480 South McDaniel Cove Reef Conservation Area. "South McDaniel Cove Reef Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands in Hood Canal within a 1,000-yard radius of the southern point of McDaniel Cove, approximately 500 yards south of McDaniel Creek, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-490 North McDaniel Cove Reef Conservation Area. "North McDaniel Cove Reef Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands in Hood Canal within a 500-yard radius of a point of land located approximately 2,000 yards north of McDaniel Creek, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-500 Jorstad Creek Reef Conservation Area. "Jorstad Creek Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands in Hood Canal within a line projected due east from a point 1,000 yards north of the mouth of Jorstad Creek to the intersection with a line 200 yards offshore, then following the shoreline 200 yards offshore to the intersection with a line projected due east from the shoreline 1,500 yards north of the mouth of Jorstad Creek, then west to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-510 Brinnon Pinnacle Conservation Area. "Brinnon Pinnacle Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands in Hood Canal within a line projected due east from Wawa Point 500 yards, then due south 1,500 yards, then due west to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-520 Mike's Beach Reef Conservation Area. "Mike's Beach Reef Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands in Hood Canal within a line projected due east from the mouth of Waketickeh Creek to the intersection with a line 500 yards offshore, then following the shoreline northerly 1,700 yards to a line projected due east from the shoreline, then west to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-530 Tacoma Narrows Conservation Area. "Tacoma Narrows Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands within a line projected from the intersection of the south overhead power cable northeast of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the east shore of the Tacoma Narrows due west to the intersection with a line 100 yards offshore, then following the shoreline 100 yards offshore to the intersection with a line projected due west from a point 1,000 yards south of the intersection of the south overhead power cable northeast of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the shore, then due east to shore.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-540 Duncan Rock Conservation Area. "Duncan Rock Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands within a 100-yard radius around Duncan Rock.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-550 Octopus Hole Conservation Area. "Octopus Hole Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands of Hood Canal within a line projected due southeast from the boat ramp in Lilliwaup Bay to the intersection with a line 1,500 yards offshore, then following the shoreline 1,500 yards offshore to a point opposite the Rest-A-While Resort, then due west-northwest to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-560 Hood Canal Bridge Conservation Area. "Hood Canal Bridge Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands within a 500-yard radius of Light Number 4 located 1,000 yards south of the western end of the Hood Canal Bridge.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-570 Sunrise State Park Conservation Area. "Sunrise State Park Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands within a line projected due east from the southern boundary of Sunrise State Park to the intersection with a line 200 yards offshore, then following the shoreline 200 yards offshore to a line projected due east from a point 500 yards south of the southern boundary of Sunrise State Park, then due west to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-580 Zee's Reef Conservation Area. "Zee's Reef Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands of Hale Passage within a line projected due northeast from a point 1,400 yards northwest of Fox Point to the intersection with a line 200 yards offshore, then following the shoreline 200 yards offshore for 1,000 yards, then due southwest to shore, but not to include waters and bedlands shoreward of the minus ten-foot mean lower-low water contour line.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-590 Orchard Rocks Conservation Area. "Orchard Rocks Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands of Rich Passage within a 500-yard radius of Orchard Rocks.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-600 Blakely Rock Conservation Area. "Blakely Rock Conservation Area" is defined as those waters and bedlands of Rich Passage within a 500-yard radius of Blakely Rock.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-610 Anadromous waters. "Anadromous waters" is defined as all waters that are not landlocked.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-620 Olympic Beach Conservation Area. "Olympic Beach Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Edmonds at Olympic Beach, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-630 Edmonds City Beach Conservation Area. "Edmonds City Beach Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Edmonds at Edmonds City Beach north of the Edmonds Fishing Pier, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-640 Carkeek Park Conservation Area. "Carkeek Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at Carkeek Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-650 Discovery Park Conservation Area. "Discovery Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at Discovery Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-660 Golden Gardens Park Conservation Area. "Golden Gardens Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at Golden Gardens Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-670 South Alki Park Conservation Area. "South Alki Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at South Alki Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-680 Me-Kwa-Mooks Park Conservation Area. "Me-Kwa-Mooks Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-690 Lincoln Park Conservation Area. "Lincoln Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Seattle at Lincoln Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-700 City of Des Moines Park Conservation Area. "City of Des Moines Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Des Moines at City of Des Moines Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-710 South 239th Street Park Conservation Area. "South 239th Street Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Des Moines at South 239th Street Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-720 Brackett's Landing Park Conservation Area. "Brackett's Landing Park Conservation Area" is defined as those tidelands and bedlands owned by the City of Edmonds at Brackett's Landing Park, and the water column above these tidelands and bedlands.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 93-15-051, filed 7/14/93, effective 8/14/93)

WAC 220-20-010 General provisions--Lawful and unlawful acts--Salmon, other food fish and shellfish. (1) It shall be unlawful to take, fish for, possess or transport for any purpose food fish, shellfish or parts thereof, in or from any of the waters or land over which the state of Washington has jurisdiction, or from the waters of the Pacific Ocean, except at the times, places and in the manners and for the species, quantities, sizes or sexes provided for in the regulations of the department of fisheries.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to have in possession or under control or custody any food fish or shellfish within the land or water boundaries of the state of Washington, except in those areas which are open to commercial fishing or wherein the possession, control or custody of salmon or other food fish or shellfish for commercial purposes is made lawful under a statute of the state of Washington or the rules and regulations of the director of fisheries, unless otherwise provided.

(3) It shall be lawful to fish for, possess, process and otherwise deal in food fish and fish offal or scrap for any purpose, provided; that it shall be unlawful to use any of the following listed species for purposes other than human consumption or fishing bait:

Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Pacific herring (Clupea harengus pallasi)

(except as prescribed

in WAC 220-49-020)

Salmon

Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch)

Chum (Oncorhynchus keta)

Pink (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)

Sockeye (Oncorhynchus nerka)

Masu (Oncorhynchus masu)

(4) It shall be unlawful for any person to fish for food fish or shellfish while in possession in the field of food fish or shellfish that are in violation of the harvest regulations for the area being fished. This regulation does not apply to vessels in transit.

(5) It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of any commercial food fish or shellfish gear to leave such gear unattended in waters of the state or offshore waters unless said gear is marked with a buoy to which shall be affixed in a visible and legible manner the department of fisheries approved and registered buoy brand issued to the license, provided that:

(a) Buoys affixed to unattended gear must be visible on the surface of the water except during strong tidal flow or extreme weather conditions.

(b) When two or more shellfish pots are attached to a common ground line the number of pots so attached must be clearly labeled on the required buoy.

(c) It shall be unlawful at any time to leave a gill net unattended in the commercial salmon fishery.

(6) It shall be unlawful to place any commercial food fish or shellfish gear in any waters closed to commercial fishing, provided; that this provision shall not apply to reef nets or brush weirs or to gear being tested under supervision of the department of fisheries, provided further that it shall be unlawful to take, fish for or possess food fish with any type of commercial fishing gear in the waters of Carr Inlet north of north latitude 47 20' from August 15 through November 30 except as provided in chapter 220-47 WAC.

(7) It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of any fishing gear to refuse to submit such gear to inspection in any manner specified by authorized representatives of the department of fisheries.

(8) It shall be unlawful for any person taking or possessing food fish or shellfish taken from any of the waters or beaches of the Columbia River, the state of Washington or the Pacific Ocean for any purpose to fail to submit such food fish or shellfish for inspection by authorized representatives of the department of fisheries.

(9) It shall be unlawful for any person licensed under the fisheries code of Washington to fail to make or return any report required by the department of fisheries relative to the taking, selling, possessing, transporting, processing, freezing and storing of food fish or shellfish whether taken within the jurisdiction of the state of Washington or beyond or on Indian reservations or usual and accustomed Indian fishing grounds.

(10) It shall be unlawful to take, fish for or possess or to injure, kill or molest fish in any fishway, fish ladder, fish screen, holding pond, rearing pond, or other fish protective device, or to interfere in any manner with the proper operation of such fish protective devices.

(11) It shall be unlawful to club, gaff, shoot, snag, snare, dip net, harass, spear, stone or otherwise molest, injure, kill or destroy any food fish or shellfish or parts thereof, or for any person to attempt to commit such acts, or to have any fish, shellfish or parts thereof so taken in possession, except as provided for in this subsection:

(a) It shall be lawful to use a dip net((, gaff)) or club in the landing of food fish taken by personal-use angling unless otherwise provided and it shall be lawful to use a gaff in the landing of tuna and halibut in all catch record card areas and lingcod in Catch Record Card Areas 1 through 4.

(b) It shall be lawful to use a dip net, gaff, or club in the landing of food fish or shellfish taken for commercial purposes, except that it is unlawful to use a fish pew, pitchfork, or any other instrument that will penetrate the body of the food fish or shellfish while sorting commercial catches during the act of discarding those fish that are not going to be retained.

(c) It shall be lawful to use a spear in underwater spear fishing as provided for in WAC 220-56-160.

(d) It shall be lawful to use a spear to take carp as provided for in WAC 220-56-280.

(e) It shall be lawful to snag herring, smelt, anchovies, pilchard, sand lance, and squid when using ((baitfish)) forage fish jigger gear or squid jigs.

(f) It shall be lawful to shoot halibut when landing them with a dip net or gaff.

(12) It shall be unlawful to take or possess for any purpose any food fish or shellfish smaller than the lawful minimum size limits. Any such fish either snagged, hooked, netted or gilled must be immediately returned to the water with the least possible injury to the fish or shellfish and it shall be unlawful to allow undersized salmon entangled in commercial nets to pass through a power block or onto a power reel or drum.

(13) It shall be unlawful to possess aboard any vessel engaged in commercial fishing or having commercially caught fish aboard, any food fish or shellfish in such condition that its species, length, weight or sex cannot be determined if a species, length, weight, or sex limit is prescribed for said species and it is unlawful to possess food fish or shellfish mutilated in any manner such that the natural length or weight cannot be determined if a length or weight limit is prescribed for said species.

(14) It shall be unlawful in any area to use, operate or carry aboard a commercial fishing vessel a licensed net or combination of such nets, whether fished singly or separately, in excess of the maximum lawful size or length prescribed for a single net in that area, except as otherwise provided for in the rules and regulations of the department of fisheries.

(15) It shall be unlawful for any permit holder to fail to comply with all provisions of any special permit or letter of approval issued to him under the authority of the director of fisheries, or to perform any act not specifically authorized in said document or in the regulations of the director of fisheries.

(16) It shall be unlawful to use, place or cause to be placed in the waters or on the beaches or tidelands of the state any substance or chemical used for control of predators or pests affecting food fish or shellfish or other aquatic marine organisms, without first having obtained a special permit to do so from the director of fisheries.

(17) It shall be unlawful to test commercial fishing gear except as follows:

(a) Bellingham Bay - inside and northerly of a line from Governor's Point to the south tip of Eliza Island to Point Frances in waters 10 fathoms and deeper.

(b) Boundary Bay - north of a line from Birch Point to Point Roberts and south of the international boundary in waters 10 fathoms and deeper during times not under IPSFC control.

(c) San Juan Channel - within a 1 mile radius of Point Caution during times not under IPSFC control.

(d) Port Angeles - inside and westerly of a line projected from the east tip of Ediz Hook through buoy C "1" to the mainland.

(e) Port Gardner - within a 2 mile radius of the entrance to Everett breakwater in waters 10 fathoms and deeper.

(f) Central Puget Sound - between lines from Meadow Point to Point Monroe and Skiff Point to West Point in waters 50 fathoms and deeper.

(g) East Pass - between lines from Point Robinson true east to the mainland and from Dash Point to Point Piner in waters 50 fathoms and deeper.

(h) Port Townsend - westerly of a line from the Coast Guard station in Port Townsend to Walan Point to Kala Point in waters 10 fathoms and deeper.

(i) All tows or sets are limited to 20 minutes exclusive of setting and retrieving time.

(j) All testing is to be accomplished between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

(k) Codends of trawl nets must be left open, all hooks of set line gear must be unbaited, and no lures or baited hooks shall be used with jig or troll gear.

(l) Any and all incidentally caught fish and shellfish must be returned to the waters immediately, and no fish or shellfish are to be retained aboard the vessel at any time during a gear test operation.

(m) It shall be unlawful for any person conducting such gear testing operations to fail to notify the fisheries patrol office in Olympia prior to testing.

(18) It is unlawful for any person or corporation either licensed by the department of fisheries or bringing food fish or shellfish into the state to fail to comply with the directions of authorized department personnel related to the collection of sampling data or material from food fish or shellfish. It is also unlawful for any such person or corporation to fail to relinquish to the department, upon request, any part of a salmon or other food fish containing coded-wire tags, including but not limited to, the snouts of those salmon that are marked by having clipped adipose fins.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 93-15-051, 220-20-010, filed 7/14/93, effective 8/14/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-20-010, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 91-01-023, 220-20-010, filed 12/10/90, effective 1/10/91; 89-02-022 (Order 88-186), 220-20-010, filed 12/29/88; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-20-010, filed 4/26/88; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-20-010, filed 4/9/85; 85-08-023 (Order 85-24), 220-20-010, filed 4/1/85; 84-08-014 (Order 84-24), 220-20-010, filed 3/27/84; 82-15-040 (Order 82-83), 220-20-010, filed 7/15/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-20-010, filed 3/18/82; 81-02-053 (Order 81-3), 220-20-010, filed 1/7/81; 80-10-058 (Order 80-83), 220-20-010, filed 8/6/80; 80-07-017 (Order 80-45), 220-20-010, filed 6/11/80; 79-10-013 (Order 79-75), 220-20-010, filed 9/7/79; Order 77-14, 220-20-010, filed 4/15/77; Order 76-148, 220-20-010, filed 12/2/76; Order 1193, 220-20-010, filed 3/4/75; Order 1179, 220-20-010, filed 11/19/74; Order 1106, 220-20-010, filed 1/10/74; Order 1057, 220-20-010, filed 5/22/73; Order 945, 220-20-010, filed 8/16/71; Order 920, 220-20-010, filed 5/13/71; Order 817, 220-20-010, filed 5/29/69; Order 810, 220-20-010, filed 4/17/69; Order 771-A, 220-20-010, filed 3/29/68; Order 767, 1, filed 12/22/67; Order 758, 3, filed 10/16/67; Order 726, 2, 3, filed 4/24/67; Order 721, 1, filed 3/9/67; Subsections 1, 2 from Orders 405 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 3 from Order 677, filed 3/31/66; Subsection 16 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 355 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 4 from Order 591, filed 10/28/63; Orders 479 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 5 from Orders 383 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsections 6, 26, 35 from Order 568, filed 3/26/63; Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Order 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsections 7-11, 13-15, 17, 18, 22 from Orders 355 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 12 from Orders 407 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsections 19, 27 from Orders 480 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 20 from Order 677, filed 3/31/66; Orders 483 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 23 from Order 677, filed 3/31/66; Order 605, filed 4/21/64; Order 568, filed 3/26/63; Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Order 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 24 from Order 605, filed 4/21/64; Orders 407 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 25 from Orders 449 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsections 28-33 from Orders 456 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 34 from Orders 486 and 256, filed 3/1/60; Subsection 36 from Order 591, filed 10/28/63; Subsections 37 and 38 from Order 677, filed 3/31/66; Subsection 39 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-100 Definitions--Personal use. (1) "Daily limit" means the maximum number or pounds of food fish, shellfish or seaweed of the required size of a given species or aggregate of species which a person may legally retain in a single day.

(2) "Possession limit" means the number of daily limits allowed to be retained in the field or in transit.

"In the field or in transit" means any place other than at the ordinary residence of the harvester. An ordinary residence is a residential dwelling where a person normally lives, with associated features such as address, telephone number, utility account, etc. A motorhome or camper parked at a campsite or a vessel are not considered to be an ordinary residence.

(3) "Hook" means one single, double or treble hook. A "single hook" means a hook having a single point. A "double hook" means a hook having two points on a common shank. A "treble hook" means a hook having three points on a common shank. "Barbless hook" means a hook on which all barbs have been deleted when manufactured or filed off or pinched down.

(4) "Lure" means a manufactured article constructed of feathers, hair, fiber, wood, metal, glass, cork, leather, rubber, or plastic which does not use scent and/or flavoring to attract fish.

"Nonbuoyant lure" means a lure complete with hooks, swivels or other attachments, which does not float in freshwater.

"Bait" means any substance which attracts fish by scent and/or flavors. Bait includes any device made of feathers, hair, fiber, wood, metal, glass, cork, leather, rubber, or plastic which uses scent and/or flavoring to attract fish.

(5) The term "processed" as it applies in this chapter is defined as food fish or shellfish which have been processed by heat for human consumption as kippered, smoked, boiled or canned.

(6) The term "fresh " is defined as food fish or shellfish that are refrigerated, iced, salted or surface glazed.

(7) The term "frozen" is defined as fish or shellfish that are hard frozen throughout.

(8) "Hook and line" or "angling" shall be identical in meaning and, except as provided in WAC 220-56-115, shall be defined as the use of not more than one line with three hooks in the act of fishing for personal use and not for sale or barter, to be attached to a pole held in hand while landing fish, or the use of a hand-operated line without rod or reel, to which may be attached not more than three hooks. When fishing for bottomfish, "angling" and "jigging" shall be identical in meaning.

(9) "Snagging" means an effort to take fish with a hook and line in a manner that the fish does not take the hook or hooks voluntarily in its mouth.

"Gaffing" means an effort to take fish by impaling the fish with a hook attached directly to a pole or other device.

"Spearing" or "spear fishing" means an effort to take fish by impaling the fish on a shaft, arrow, or other device.

(10) The term "bow and arrow fishing" is defined as any method of taking, or attempting to take, food fish by the use of an arrow equipped with a barbed head and a line attached, and propelled by a bow, as in the sport of archery, while the fisher is above the surface of the water.

(11) The term "freshwater area" means, for purposes of this chapter:

(a) Within any freshwater river, lake, stream, or pond.

(b) On the bank or within 10 yards of any freshwater river, lake, stream, or pond.

(c) On or within any boat launch, ramp, or parking facility associated with any freshwater river, lake, stream, or pond.

(12) The term "Bonilla-Tatoosh Line" is defined as a line projected from the most westerly point on Cape Flattery to the lighthouse on Tatoosh Island to the buoy adjacent Duntz Rock then to Bonilla Point on Vancouver Island.

(13) The term "Buoy 10 Line" is defined as a true north-south line projected through Buoy 10 near the mouth of the Columbia River.

(14) The term "Buoy 10 Fishery" is defined as a fishery between the down stream side of the Megler-Astoria Bridge and the Buoy 10 Line.

(15) The term "Channel Marker 13 Line" is defined as a true north-south line through Grays Harbor Channel Marker 13.

(16) The term "selective fishery" means terminal gear is limited to artificial flies with a barbless single hook or lures with a barbless single hook, bait is prohibited, and fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor is prohibited unless otherwise provided. In waters under selective fishery rules, fish may be released until the daily limit is retained.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-100, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-100, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-100,; 94-14-069, 220-56-100, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-100, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-100, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-100, filed 4/9/85; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-100, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-100, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-10, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95 WAC 220-56-115 Angling--Lawful and unlawful acts. (1) It is unlawful for any person to use more than one line with three hooks while angling for food fish for personal use except:

(a) It is unlawful to use more than two hooks while fishing for bottomfish or halibut.

(b) It is lawful to use ((baitfish)) forage fish jigger gear as provided for in WAC 220-56-265 and squid jig gear as provided for in WAC 220-56-390.

(c) A second line using ((baitfish)) forage fish jigger gear is lawful while fishing in Catch Record Card Areas 5, 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to take, fish for or possess food fish taken for personal use by any means other than angling with a line attached to a pole held in hand while landing the fish or with a hand-operated line without rod or reel except as follows:

(a) It is lawful to leave the pole in a pole holder while playing or landing the fish if the pole is capable of being readily removed from the pole holder.

(b) It is lawful to use an electric power-operated reel designed for sport fishing attached to a pole.

(c) It is lawful to fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use with hand lines (lines not attached to a handheld pole) except use of hand lines is unlawful in those waters west of the mouth of the Sekiu River, the Pacific Ocean, Washington waters at the mouth of the Columbia River west of a line projected true north and south through Buoy 10, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay.

(3) It shall be unlawful for any person while angling for food fish to fail to keep his angling gear under his direct and immediate physical control.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-115, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-115, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-115, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-115, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-115, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-115, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-115, filed 4/11/84; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-115, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-115, filed 3/18/82; 80-12-040 (Order 80-107), 220-56-115, filed 8/29/80; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-115, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-10, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95 WAC 220-56-116 ((Salmon)) Angling--Barbless hooks. It is unlawful to use barbed hooks while angling for ((salmon)) food fish in all marine waters ((of Puget Sound, the Pacific Ocean, Grays Harbor, Willapa Bay, and waters at the mouth of the Columbia River westerly of a line drawn true north-south through Buoy 10)) and all rivers, streams or beaver ponds, except it is lawful to use barbed hooks with forage fish jigger gear.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-116, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-116, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 89-10-032 (Order 89-26), 220-56-116, filed 4/27/89; 88-10-012 (O 88-14), 220-56-116, filed 4/26/88; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-116, filed 4/9/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-116, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-116, filed 6/9/82.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 83-16, filed 3/17/83)

WAC 220-56-145 Possession of food fish or shellfish in unlawful condition. (1) It is unlawful to possess in the field for any purpose any salmon in such a condition:

(a) That its size or species cannot be determined.

(b) That its weight or sex cannot be determined if a weight or sex restriction is prescribed for said salmon.

(2) It is unlawful to possess in the field for any purpose any food fish other than salmon in such a condition that its size, weight, or sex cannot be determined, if a size, weight, or sex restriction is prescribed for said food fish except that it is lawful to possess bottom fish other than lingcod in fileted form if a one square inch of skin with scales attached remains on each fillet. For purposes of calculating the daily limit, two fillets equals one fish.

(3) It is unlawful to possess in the field for any purpose any shellfish in such a condition that its size, weight, or sex cannot be determined, if a size, weight, or sex restriction is prescribed for said shellfish.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-145, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-145, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-145, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/25/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-240 Daily limits sturgeon, smelt, herring and other food fish not otherwise provided for. It is unlawful for any person to retain in any day more than the following quantities and sizes of food fish taken for personal use. Unless otherwise provided, other food fish fishing is open the entire year:

(1) Sturgeon:

(a) Unlawful to fish from a floating device May 1 through June 30 downstream from the boating deadline below Bonneville Dam to markers on the Oregon and Washington shores of the Columbia River at Beacon Rock.

(b) 1 fish with the following size restrictions in all other state waters:

(i) Minimum size is 42 inches in length except minimum size 48 inches in length in waters of the Columbia River and tributaries upstream from Dalles Dam; and

(ii) Maximum size is 60 inches in length.

(c) The possession limit is two daily limits of fresh, frozen or processed sturgeon.

(d) There is an annual personal use limit of 10 sturgeon.

(2) ((Smelt: 20)) Forage fish: 10 pounds in the aggregate. The possession limit is one daily limit in fresh form. Additional ((smelt)) forage fish may be possessed in frozen or processed form.

(3) ((Herring: 20 pounds. The possession limit is one daily limit in fresh form. Additional herring may be possessed in a frozen or processed form.

(4))) All other food fish not otherwise provided for in this chapter: No limit.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-08-017 (Order 97-53), 220-56-240, filed 3/25/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-05-004 (Order 96-13), 220-56-240, filed 2/9/96, effective 5/1/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-240, f94-14-069, 220-56-240, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-22-004 (Order 93-125), 220-56-240, filed 10/20/93, effective 1/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-240, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-240, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-240, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-240, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-240, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-012 (Order 88-14), 220-56-240, filed 4/26/88; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-240, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-240, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-240, filed 4/11/84; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-240, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-255 Halibut--Season. It is unlawful to fish for or possess halibut taken for personal use except from:

(1) Catch Record Card Area 1: Open May 1 through September 30, unless closed earlier by emergency regulation. Minimum size limit 32 inches in length.

(2) Catch Record Card Area 2 - Open May ((1)) 3 through September 30, unless closed earlier by emergency regulation. Closed to fishing for halibut 12:01 a.m. of each Friday through 11:59 p.m. of each Saturday. If May 1 occurs on a closed day, the season opens on the first Sunday following. The following waters are closed to halibut fishing: West of 12440'W, north of 4710'N and south of 4731'42"N (Queets River).

(3) Catch Record Card Area 3 and those waters of Catch Record Card Area 4 west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line: ((12:01 a.m. Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. Saturday,)) Open May 1 to June 30, unless closed earlier by emergency regulation, and ((open)) July 1 through September 30 unless closed by emergency regulation((, except that)). Closed to fishing for halibut 12:01 a.m. of each Sunday through 11:59 p.m. of each Monday. If May 1 occurs on a closed day, the season opens on the first Tuesday following. The following area southwest of Cape Flattery is closed to halibut fishing at all times:

Those waters within a line from 4818'N, 12511'W to 4818'N, 12459'W to 4804'N, 12511'W to 4804'N, 12459'W to the point of origin.

(4) Catch Record Card Area 4 east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line and Catch Record Card Areas 5 through 13: May 22 through August 10 - Open 12:01 a.m. Thursday through 11:59 p.m. Monday of each week during the open period (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-255, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-255, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-255, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-15-011, 220-56-255, filed 7/8/93, effective 8/8/93; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-255, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-255, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-255, filed 4/26/88; 85-10-062 (Order 85-39), 220-56-255, filed 5/1/85; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-255, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-071.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-10, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95 WAC 220-56-265 ((Baitfish)) Forage fish--Lawful gear. It shall be ((lawful)) unlawful to take, fish for and possess herring, candlefish, pilchards, anchovies and smelt taken for personal use except with smelt rake, hand dip net gear not exceeding 36 inches across the bag frame and ((baitfish)) forage fish jigger gear having not more than three treble or nine single hooks. ((Baitfish)) Only persons with a disability license may use a hand-operated gate on a dip net while fishing for forage fish. Forage fish jigger gear hooks may not have a gap between the shank and the point exceeding 3/8 inch.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-265, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-265, filed 4/26/88; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-265, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 93-20, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93 WAC 220-56-270 Smelt--Areas and seasons. (1) Smelt fishing is permitted the entire year on Pacific Ocean beaches and in all rivers.

(2) ((Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section,)) Smelt fishing is open in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca the entire year except they are closed weekly from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday to 8:00 a.m. Friday for all types of gear except jigger gear.

(((3) That portion of Catch Record Card Area 7 south of a line projected true east from the south tip of the Cap Sante Peninsula and north of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge at the north end of Swinomish Slough is closed to the taking of smelt for personal use from October 16 through April 15.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-270, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-270, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-070.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 80-12, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80 WAC 220-56-275 Smelt--Unlawful acts. It shall be unlawful for any person taking smelt for personal use to fail to retain ((the first 20 pounds of)) all smelt caught up to the daily limit.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-275, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-070.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 82-19, filed 3/18/82)

WAC 220-56-290 Sturgeon angling hours. It is unlawful to take, fish for or possess sturgeon for personal use ((in all freshwater areas, except the Chehalis River,)) from one hour after official sunset to one hour before official sunrise.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-290, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-290, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 89-12, filed 3/16/89)

WAC 220-56-295 Sturgeon--Unlawful acts. (1) It is unlawful to possess in the field or transport for personal use any sturgeon from which either the head or tail or both have been removed or to possess sturgeon eggs without having retained the carcass of the fish from which the eggs have been removed.

(2) It is unlawful to use a ((gaff or other)) fish landing aid that penetrates the fish while restraining, handling or landing any sturgeon.

(3) It is unlawful to fail to immediately return to the water any sturgeon that is not of legal size.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-295, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-295, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-295, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-295, filed 4/11/84; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-295, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-295, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-072.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-310 Shellfish--Daily limits. It is unlawful for any one person to take in any one day for personal use more than the following quantities and sizes of shellfish:

(1) Cockles, borers and clams in the shell, other than razor clams, geoduck clams and horse clams, 40 clams in the aggregate, or 10 pounds, whichever is achieved first except:

(a) In Skagit Bay, east of a line projected from Browns Point to Swinomish Slough entrance - diggers may additionally retain up to 20 pounds of eastern softshell clams in the shell.

(b) Willapa Bay - diggers may additionally retain up to twenty-four cockles.

(2) Razor clams: 15 clams.

(3) Geoduck clams: 3 clams.

(4) Horse clams: 7 clams.

(5) Oysters: ((18 oysters.))

(a) In all waters except those contiguous waters south of a line from Tala Point to Foulweather Bluff, 18 oysters in the shell, minimum size 2 1/2 inches across the longest dimension of the shell.

(b) In the contiguous waters south of a line from Tala Point to Foulweather Bluff, 18 oysters, shucked and the shells left on the beach.

(6) Rock scallops: 12 scallops.

(7) Sea scallops: 12 scallops (over 4 inches).

(8) Common or pink scallops: 10 pounds or 5 quarts in the shell.

(9) Shrimp:

(a) In all waters except Shrimp District 5 - total weight 10 pounds, ((whole in the shell)) fishers must retain the heads of all shrimp taken while in the field. Spot shrimp minimum size one and three-sixteenths inch carapace.

(b) In Shrimp District 5 (Hood Canal) - total weight 7 pounds, ((whole in the shell)) fishers must retain the heads of all shrimp taken while in the field.

(10) Octopus: 2 octopus.

(11) Pinto abalone: Closed state-wide.

(12) Crawfish: 10 pounds in the shell. Minimum size 3 1/4 inches from tip of rostrum to tip of tail. Female crawfish with eggs or young attached to the abdomen must be released immediately.

(13) Squid: 10 pounds or 5 quarts.

(14) Sea cucumbers: 25 sea cucumbers.

(15) Red sea urchins: 18 sea urchins.

(16) Purple sea urchins: 18 sea urchins.

(17) Green sea urchins: 36 sea urchins.

(18) Dungeness crabs: ((6 male crabs.))

(a) In all waters except the Columbia River east of the Buoy 10 line - 6 male crabs.

(b) In the Columbia River east of the Buoy 10 line - 12 male crabs.

(19) Red rock crabs: 6 crabs.

(20) Blue mussels and sea mussels: 10 pounds in the shell.

(21) Goose barnacles: 10 pounds of whole barnacles or 5 pounds of barnacle stalks.

(22) Ghost and mud shrimp: 10 dozen.

(23) King and box crab: Closed state-wide.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-310, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-310, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-310, 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-310, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-56-310, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-310, filed 3/16/89; 88-12-025 (Order 88-28), 220-56-310, filed 5/25/88, effective 8/22/88; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-310, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-310, filed 4/21/87; 86-24-046 (Order 86-190), 220-56-310, filed 11/26/86; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-310, filed 4/9/86; 85-12-046 (Order 85-57), 220-56-310, filed 6/5/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-310, filed 4/11/84; 83-04-027 (Order 83-06), 220-56-310, filed 1/27/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-310, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-310, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-14-069, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94)

WAC 220-56-315 Crabs, shrimp, crawfish--Unlawful acts. (1) It is unlawful to take and possess crabs, shrimp, and crawfish taken for personal use except by hand or with hand dip nets, ring nets, shellfish pots, and any hand-operated instrument that will not penetrate the shell.

(2) It is unlawful to use more than two units of gear at any one time except:

(a) In Puget Sound waters other than Shrimp District 5 it is unlawful to use at any one time more than two units of gear for the purpose of taking crabs and two additional units of gear for the purpose of taking shrimp.

(b) In Shrimp District 5 (Hood Canal) it is unlawful to use more than one shrimp pot and ((one)) a total of two star traps or ring nets during the Hood Canal shrimp season.

(3) It is unlawful for any person to operate a shellfish pot not attached to a buoy bearing that person's name, except that a second person may assist the pot owner in operation of the gear.

(4) It is unlawful to salvage or attempt to salvage shellfish pot gear from Hood Canal that has been lost without first obtaining a permit authorizing such activity issued by the director, and it is unlawful to fail to comply with all provisions of such permit.

(5) It is unlawful to fish for or possess crab taken for personal use from the waters of Fidalgo Bay within 25 yards of the Burlington Northern Railroad trestle connecting March Point and Anacortes.

(6) It is unlawful to fish for or possess crab taken for personal use with shellfish pot or ring net gear from the waters of Padilla Bay or Swinomish Slough within 25 yards of the Burlington Northern Railroad crossing the northern end of Swinomish Slough except from one hour before official sunrise to one hour after official sunset.

(7) It is unlawful to dig for or possess ghost or mud shrimp taken for personal use by any method except hand operated suction devices or dug by hand.

(8) One unit of gear is equivalent to one ring net or one shellfish pot.

(9) ((In Catch Record Card Areas 5 through 13 (Puget Sound east of the Sekiu River))) Each unit of gear must be attached to its own buoy line and have a separate buoy for each unit of gear.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 94-14-069, 220-56-315, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-315, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-315, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-315, filed 3/16/89; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-315, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-315, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-320 Shellfish gear--Unlawful acts. (1) It is unlawful for the owner or operator of any personal use shellfish gear to leave such gear unattended in the waters of the state unless said gear is marked with a buoy to which shall be affixed in a permanent visible and legible manner the first and last name and permanent mailing address of the operator((, and in the case of Hood Canal shrimp gear, the name and address must appear exactly as it occurs on the recreational license form)). It is unlawful for more than one person's name and address to appear on the same marker buoy. Unattended shellfish gear ((left in the waters of Puget Sound)) must have the line attaching the buoy to the pot weighted sufficiently to prevent the line from floating on the water's surface. The following additional requirements apply to buoys attached to unattended shellfish pots ((in Puget Sound waters)):

(a) All buoys must consist of durable material and remain floating on the water's surface when at least 5 pounds of weight are attached. It is unlawful to use bleach, antifreeze or detergent bottles, paint cans or any other container.

(b) All buoys attached to shrimp gear must be yellow or fluorescent yellow in color. Flags and staff, if attached, may be any color.

(c) All buoys attached to crab gear must be half red or half fluorescent red in color and half white in color. Flags and staff, if attached, may be any color.

(((d) The number of pots attached to each buoy must be marked on the buoy in a manner that is visible and legible at all times.))

(2) The maximum perimeter of any shrimp pot shall not exceed 10 feet, and the pot shall not exceed 1-1/2 feet in height.

(3) It is unlawful to fish for or possess crab taken with shellfish pot gear that are equipped with tunnel triggers or other devices which prevent free exit of crabs under the legal limit unless such gear is equipped with not less than ((one escape ring not less than 4-1/8 inches inside diameter located in the upper half of the crab pot.

Effective January 1, 1996, it is unlawful to fish for crab with shellfish pot gear unless such gear has)) two escape rings located in the upper half of the pot((:

(a))) which are not less than 4-1/4 inches inside diameter ((if used in Puget Sound outside Hood Canal; or

(b) Not less than 4-1/8 inches inside diameter if used in Hood Canal, the Columbia River, Grays Harbor, Willapa Bay, or the Pacific Ocean)).

(4) It is unlawful to take, fish for or possess shrimp taken for personal use with shellfish pot gear in the waters of Hood Canal southerly of the site of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge unless such gear meets the following requirements:

(a) The entire top, bottom, and sides of the shellfish pots must be constructed of mesh material and except for the entrance tunnels have the minimum mesh opening size defined below.

(b) The minimum mesh opening size for Hood Canal shrimp pots is defined as a mesh that a 7/8-inch square peg will pass through each mesh without changing the shape of the mesh opening.

(c) All entrance tunnels must open into the pot from the side.

(d) The sum of the maximum widths of all entrance tunnels must not exceed 1/2 the perimeter of the bottom of the pot.

(5) It is unlawful to fish for or possess shellfish taken for personal use with shellfish pot gear unless the gear allows for escapement using at least one of the following methods:

(a) Attachment of pot lid hooks or tiedown straps with a single strand or loop of untreated, 100 percent cotton twine no larger than thread size 120 so that the pot lid will open freely if the twine or fiber is broken.

(b) An opening in the pot mesh no less than three inches by five inches which is laced or sewn closed with untreated, 100 percent cotton twine no larger than thread size 120. The opening must be located within the top half of the pot and be unimpeded by the entry tunnels, bait boxes, or any other structures or materials.

(c) Attachment of pot lid or one pot side serving as a pot lid with no more than three single loops of untreated 100 percent cotton or other natural fiber twine no larger than thread size 120 so that the pot lid or side will open freely if the twine or fiber is broken.

(6) Shellfish pots must be set in a manner that they are covered by water at all times.

(((7) Effective January 1, 1998, in the areas listed below, it is unlawful to take, fish for or possess shrimp taken for personal use with shellfish pot gear unless such gear meets the following requirements:

(a) The entire top, bottom, and sides of each shellfish pot must be constructed of mesh material and except for the entrance tunnels have the minimum mesh opening size defined below.

(b) The minimum mesh opening size for shrimp pots is defined as a mesh that a 7/8-inch square peg will pass through each mesh without changing the shape of the mesh opening.

(c) All entrance tunnels must open into the pot from the side.

(d) The sum of the maximum widths of all entrance tunnels must not exceed 1/2 the perimeter length of the bottom of the pot.

(i) Marine Area 7 - north of a line from Cattle Point to San Juan Island true east to Lopez Island, east of a line from Limestone Point on San Juan Island to Sandy Point on Waldron Island, south of a line from Point Hammond on Waldron Island to Point Doughty on Orcas Island, and west of a line from Foster Point on Orcas Island to Upright Head on Lopez Island.

(ii) Marine Area 8-1.

(iii) Marine Area 8-2.

(iv) Marine Area 9 - south of a line from Double Bluff to Foulweather Bluff.

(v) Marine Area 10.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-320, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 94-14-069, 220-56-320, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-320, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-320, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-56-320, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-320, filed 3/16/89; 88-12-025 (Order 88-28), 220-56-320, filed 5/25/88, effective 8/22/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-320, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-320, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-320, filed 4/11/84; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-320, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-320, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-320, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-088.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-325 Shrimp--Areas and seasons. (1) The following areas shall be defined as personal use shrimp fishing Districts 1 through 6:

(a) Shrimp District 1 - All waters south of a line from McCurdy Point on the Quimper Peninsula to the northern tip of Protection Island, to Rocky Point on the Miller Peninsula, and including all waters of Discovery Bay;

(b) Shrimp District 2 - All waters of Griffin Bay south of a line projected east-west through Turn Rock Light from San Juan Island to Lopez Island, and north of a line projected east from Cattle Point on San Juan Island to Lopez Island;

(c) Shrimp District 3 - All waters of Port Angeles Harbor west of a line from the eastern tip of Ediz Hook to the ITT-Rayonier dock;

(d) Shrimp District 4 - All waters of Sequim Bay south of a line projected west from Travis Spit on the Miller Peninsula;

(e) Shrimp District 5 - All waters of Hood Canal south of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge;

(f) Shrimp District 6 - All waters of Carr Inlet north of a line from Penrose Point to Green Point.

(2) It shall be unlawful to fish for or possess shrimp taken for personal use from the following areas, except as provided in this subsection:

(a) District 1 - ((Second)) Last Saturday in May through July 15;

(b) District 2 - Second Saturday in May through September 15;

(c) District 3 - Second Saturday in May through September 15;

(d) District 4 - Closed to all shrimp fishing;

(e) District 5 - 9:00 a.m. on the third Saturday in May until closed by emergency regulation;

(f) District 6 - Closed to all shrimp fishing;

(g) All other areas - The second Saturday in April through October 15.

(((3) It is unlawful to possess spot shrimp taken for personal use from Catch Record Card Area 6 that are less than 6 inches in length and it is unlawful to land spot shrimp that are less than 6 inches in length in any port in Catch Record Card Area 6. The length of spot shrimp is measured from the tip of the rostrum to the tip of the tail.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-325, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-05-004 (Order 96-13), 220-56-325, filed 2/9/96, effective 5/1/96; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-325, f89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-325, filed 3/16/89; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-325, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-325, filed 4/11/84; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-325, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-084.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-330 Crab--Areas and seasons. (1) It is unlawful to fish for or possess crab taken for personal use with shellfish pot gear or to have in the water, set or fish any shellfish pot gear except during the open shellfish pot gear season. The open shellfish pot gear season for crab in Puget Sound waters may open by emergency regulation prior to July 16, but if not previously opened by emergency regulation will open July 16 through April 15.

The open shellfish pot gear season in waters of the Pacific Ocean, Grays Harbor, Willapa Harbor, and waters of the Columbia River is December 1 through September 15.

(2) ((Except as provided in subsection (1) of this section and except when waters of Hood Canal are open to recreational shrimp fishing,)) It is lawful to fish for and possess male Dungeness crabs taken for personal use the entire year in state waters.

(3) ((Except as provided in subsection (1) of this section and except when waters of Hood Canal are open to recreational shrimp fishing,)) It is lawful to fish for and possess red rock crabs of either sex taken for personal use the entire year in state waters.

(4) ((On days that Hood Canal is open to recreational shrimp fishing, it is unlawful to fish for or possess crab taken with shellfish pot gear. Ring net gear may be used during daylight hours.

(5))) No crab fisher may set or pull crab pots, ring nets or star traps in the waters of Hood Canal between one hour after official sunset and one hour before official sunrise.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-330, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-330, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-330,; 90-06-026, 220-56-330, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-330, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-330, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-330, filed 4/11/84; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-330, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-082.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-10, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95 WAC 220-56-335 Crab--Unlawful acts. (1) It is unlawful for any person to take or possess for personal use any female Dungeness crabs.

(2) It is unlawful to take or possess any male Dungeness crabs taken for personal use which measure less than the following sizes:

(a) In Puget Sound (all contiguous waters east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line) except those waters of Hood Canal south of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge - 6 1/4 inch minimum size.

(b) In those waters of Hood Canal south of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge - 6 inch minimum size.

(c) In coastal waters west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line, Pacific Ocean waters, Grays Harbor, Willapa Bay ((and the Columbia River - 6 inch minimum size)).

(d) In the Columbia River east of the Buoy 10 line - 5 3/4 inch minimum size.

(3) It is unlawful to take or possess any red rock crabs taken for personal use that measure less than five inches.

(4) All measurement shall be made at the widest part of the shell (caliper measurement) immediately in front of the points (tips).

(5) It is unlawful to possess in the field any crab or parts thereof without retaining the back shell.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-335, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-335, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-335, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/1; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-335, filed 4/26/88; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-335, filed 4/9/86; 85-07-023 (Order 85-18), 220-56-335, filed 3/13/85; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-335, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-350 Clams other than razor clams, cockles, borers, mussels--Areas and seasons. (1) It is lawful to take, dig for and possess clams, cockles, borers and mussels taken for personal use on Puget Sound the entire year except that public tidelands at the following beaches are closed unless otherwise provided:

(a) Ben Ure Spit: Open ((January)) February 1 through April 15.

(b) Cama Beach State Park: Closed the entire year.

(c) Camano Island State Park: Open June 1 through June 30.

(d) Cutts Island State Park: Open January 1 through June 15.

(e) Dabob Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Dabob Bay north of a line drawn from Camp Harmony to Lindsays Beach are closed to the harvest of clams the entire year except as follows: State-owned tidelands from a row of tires at Camp Discovery south approximately 2,000 feet to a second row of tires, and state-owned tidelands beginning approximately 3/4 mile north of Camp Harmony extending approximately 1,200 feet north.

(f) Dosewallips State Park: Open entire year only in area defined by boundary markers and signs posted on the beach.

(g) Duckabush - All state-owned tidelands on the west shore of Hood Canal from Quatsap Point to the south end of the Duckabush flats are closed to the harvest of clams.

(h) Dungeness Spit - Open May 15 through September 30.

(i) Eagle Creek: Open April 1 through April 30.

(j) Fort Flagler State Park: Open April 1 through June 15.

(k) Frye Cove - Open January 1 through July 31.

(l) Garrison Bay: Tidelands at Guss Island and those tidelands at British camp between the National Park Service dinghy dock at the north end and the park boundary at the south end are closed the entire year.

(m) Gertrude Island - All tidelands at Gertrude Island closed the entire year.

(n) Hoodsport: Tidelands at Hoodsport Salmon Hatchery are closed the entire year.

(o) Hope Island State Park (South Puget Sound): Open April 1 through June 15.

(p) Kayak Point County Park: Closed the entire year.

(q) Kitsap Memorial State Park: Closed the entire year.

(r) Kopachuck State Park: Closed the entire year.

(s) Liberty Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Liberty Bay north and west of the Keyport Naval Supply Center are closed to the harvest of clams the entire year.

(t) McNeil Island - All tidelands on McNeil Island are closed the entire year.

(u) Mukilteo State Park - Closed the entire year.

(v) Mystery Bay State Park: Open April 1 through April 30.

(w) North Bay - All state-owned tidelands in North Bay (Case Inlet) north of a line drawn southwest from Rocky Point to the north end of Reach Island thence due west to the mainland are closed to the harvest of clams the entire year except state-owned Oyster Reserves on the east side of North Bay north of the power transmission lines.

(x) North Sequim Bay State Park - Open April 1 through June 15.

(y) Oak Bay County Park: Open January 1 through May 15.

(z) Oyster Reserves: Puget Sound and Willapa Bay state oyster reserves are closed the entire year except the following are open the entire year:

(i) Case Inlet: Tidelands on the east side of North Bay at the north end of the inlet.

(ii) North Bay: State-owned oyster reserves on the east side of North Bay north of the power transmission lines which cross the bay at the north end of Case Inlet.

(iii) Oakland Bay: Tidelands on the channel of the northwest shore of the Bayshore Peninsula between department markers.

(iv) Willapa Bay - Long Island oyster reserve: Northwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 39 and 41 and southwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 58 and 59.

(aa) Penrose Point State Park: Open May 1 through June 15.

(bb) Picnic Point County Park: Closed the entire year.

(cc) Pitt Island - All tidelands on Pitt Island are closed the entire year.

(dd) Point Whitney (excluding Point Whitney Lagoon): Closed the entire year.

(ee) Point Whitney Lagoon: Open June 1 through July 31.

(ff) Port Townsend Ship Canal: Open April 1 through May 15.

(gg) Purdy Spit County Park: The southern shore of the spit from the boat ramp to the bridge is closed the entire year.

(hh) Quilcene Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Quilcene Bay north of a line drawn from the Quilcene Boat Haven to Fisherman's Point are closed to the harvest of clams the entire year, except those tidelands on the west side of the bay defined by boundary markers and a sign on the beach are open April 1 through June 30, daily from official sunrise to official sunset only.

(ii) Rendsland Creek: Open January 1 through April 15.

(jj) Saltwater State Park: Closed the entire year.

(kk) Samish Island Recreation Area - Open January 1 through June 15.

(ll) Scenic Beach State Park - Open April 16 through June 15.

(mm) Sequim Bay State Park - Open April 1 through June 15.

(nn) Spencer Spit State Park: Open April 1 through June 30.

(oo) Strait of Juan de Fuca: All beaches west of the tip of Dungeness Spit: Open November 1 through March 31.

(pp) Triton Cove State Park: Open April 1 through June 30.

(qq) Twanoh State Park: Closed the entire year.

(rr) Useless Bay Tidelands State Park: Open April 1 through July 31.

(ss) West Dewatto: DNR Beach 44A is open January 1 through May 15.

(tt) Willapa Bay: State-owned tidelands east of the department Willapa Bay Field Station and Nahcotta Tidelands Interpretive Site are closed year-round.

(uu) Winas-Maylor Point East: Open January 1 through April 15.

(vv) Wolfe Property State Park: Open April 1 through May 31.

(2) It is lawful to take, dig for and possess clams, cockles, borers, and mussels, not including razor clams, taken for personal use in Grays Harbor and Willapa Harbor the entire year, except from state oyster reserves, which are closed to clam digging the entire year.

(3) It is lawful to take, dig for and possess clams, cockles, borers, and mussels, not including razor clams taken for personal use from the Pacific Ocean beaches from November 1 through March 31.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-350, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-350, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-350,; 94-14-069, 220-56-350, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-15-011, 220-56-350, filed 7/8/93, effective 8/8/93; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-350, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-350, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-350, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-350, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-350, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-350, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-350, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-350, filed 4/9/86; 85-12-046 (Order 85-57), 220-56-350, filed 6/5/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-350, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-350, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-350, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-082.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-380 Oysters--Areas and seasons. (1) It is lawful to take and possess oysters taken for personal use from public tidelands the entire year, except that public tidelands at the following beaches are closed unless otherwise provided:

(a) Brown Point: Closed the entire year.

(b) Dabob Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Dabob Bay north of a line drawn from Camp Harmony to Lindsays Beach are closed to the harvest of oysters the entire year, except as follows: State-owned tidelands from a row of tires at Camp Discovery south approximately 2,000 feet to a second row of tires, and state-owned tidelands beginning approximately 3/4 mile north of Camp Harmony extending approximately 1,200 feet north.

(c) Dosewallips State Park: Open the entire year in areas defined by boundary markers and signs posted on the beach only.

(d) Duckabush - All state-owned tidelands on the west shore of Hood Canal from Quatsap Point to the south end of the Duckabush flats are closed to the harvest of oysters the entire year.

(e) Hoodsport: Tidelands at the Hoodsport Salmon Hatchery are closed the entire year.

(f) Kitsap Memorial State Park: Open May 16 through December 31.

(g) Liberty Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Liberty Bay north and west of the Keyport Naval Supply Center are closed to the harvest of oysters the entire year.

(h) North Bay - All state-owned tidelands in North Bay (Case Inlet) north of a line drawn southwest from Rocky Point to the north end of Reach Island thence due west to the mainland are closed to the harvest of oysters the entire year.

(i) Oyster Reserves: Puget Sound and Willapa Bay oyster reserves are closed the entire year except the following are open the entire year:

Willapa Bay - Long Island oyster reserve: Northwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 39 and 41 and southwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 58 and 59.

(j) Penrose Point State Park: Open May 1 through June 15.

(k) Potlatch State Park: Open April 1 through September 15.

(l) Quilcene Bay - All state-owned tidelands in Quilcene Bay north of a line drawn from the Quilcene Boat Haven to Fisherman's Point are closed except those tidelands on the west side of the bay defined by boundary markers and a sign at the beach are open April 1 through June 30, daily from official sunrise to official sunset, only.

(m) Scenic Beach State Park: Open April 16 through June 15.

(n) Triton Cove State Park: Open April 1 through June 30.

(o) Willapa Bay: State-owned tidelands east of the department Willapa Bay Field Station and the Nahcotta Tidelands Interpretive Site are open only between boundary markers and posted signs.

(p) Wolfe Property State Park - Open ((April)) May 1 through August 15.

(2) It is unlawful to pick or take oysters for personal use from waters measuring more than two feet in depth at the time of removal.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-380, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-380, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-380,; 94-14-069, 220-56-380, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-380, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-380, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-380, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-380, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-380, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-012 and 88-10-013 (Orders 88-14 and 88-15), 220-56-380, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-380, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-380, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-380, filed 4/11/84; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-380, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-380, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-380, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-380, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-086.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 80-12, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80 WAC 220-56-385 Oysters--Unlawful acts. Oysters taken for personal use from the contiguous waters or beaches of the state of Washington south of a line from Tala Point to Foulweather Bluff must be shucked before removing oysters from the intertidal zone and the shells replaced on the tidelands at the approximate tide level from which originally taken and it shall be unlawful for any person to fail to do so.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-385, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-105 River mouth definitions. When pertaining to food fish angling, unless otherwise defined, any reference to the mouths of rivers or streams shall be construed to include those waters of any river or stream including sloughs and tributaries upstream and inside of a line projected between the outermost uplands at the mouth. The term "outermost upland" shall be construed to mean those lands not covered by water during an ordinary high tide. The following river mouths are hereby otherwise defined:

Abernathy Creek - Highway 4 Bridge.

Bear River - Highway 101 Bridge.

Bone River - Highway 101 Bridge.

Chehalis River - Highway 101 Bridge in Aberdeen.

Cowlitz River - A line projected across the river between two fishing boundary markers set on each bank of the river approximately one-half mile downstream from the lowermost railroad bridge crossing the Cowlitz River.

Dakota Creek - A line from the outermost headland of the south bank to a house at 1285 Runge Avenue, Blaine, Washington, approximately one-quarter mile downstream from the Blaine Road Bridge.

Deschutes River - A line projected across the river 400 feet below the lower Tumwater Falls fish ladder.

Drano Lake - Highway 14 Bridge.

Duwamish River - First Avenue South Bridge.

Elk River - Highway 105 Bridge.

Entiat River - Highway 97 Bridge.

Hoquiam River - Highway 101 Bridge.

Humptulips River - Mouth of Jessie Slough.

Johns River - Highway 105 Bridge.

Kennedy Creek - An arc 500 yards east of the midpoint of the northbound Highway 101 Bridge.

Kettle River - ((Napoleon)) Barstow Bridge.

Lake Washington Ship Canal - A line 400 feet west of the fish ladder at the Chittenden Locks.

Lewis River - A straight line running from a boundary marker on a piling at Austin Point southerly across the Lewis River to a boundary marker on the opposite shore.

Methow River - Highway 97 Bridge.

Naselle River - Highway 101 Bridge.

North Nemah River - Highway 101 Bridge.

Niawiakum River - Highway 101 Bridge.

North River - Highway 105 Bridge.

Palix River - Highway 101 Bridge.

Puyallup River - 11th Street Bridge.

Samish River - The Samish Island Bridge (Bayview-Edison Road).

Sammamish River - 68th Avenue NE Bridge.

Skagit River - A line projected from the terminus of the jetty with McGlinn Island to the white monument on the easterly end of Ika Island, then to a white monument on the westerly end of Craft Island, then to a white monument near the corner of the levee on the westerly side of Dry Slough, and then to a white monument on the easterly side of Tom Moore Slough.

Skamokawa Creek - Highway 4 Bridge.

Skookum Creek - A line 400 yards below the old railroad bridge.

Snohomish River - Burlington Northern Railway Bridges crossing main river and sloughs.

South Nemah River - Lynn Point 117 degrees true to the opposite shore.

Spokane River - State Route 25 Bridge.

Tucannon River - State Highway 261 Bridge.

Wallace River - The furthest downstream railroad bridge.

Washougal River - A straight line from the Crown Zellerbach pumphouse southeasterly across the Washougal River to the east end of the Highway 14 Bridge near the upper end of Lady Island.

Whatcom Creek - A line projected approximately 14 degrees true from the flashing light at the southwesterly end of the Port of Bellingham North Terminal to the southernmost point of the dike surrounding the Georgia Pacific treatment pond.

White Salmon River - Markers downstream of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge.

Little White Salmon River - At boundary markers on river bank downstream from the federal salmon hatchery.

Willapa River - South Bend boat launch.

Wind River - Boundary line markers at mouth.

Yakima River - Highway 240 Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-105, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-105, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-105,; 94-14-069, 220-56-105, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-105, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-105, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-105, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-105, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-105, filed 4/26/88; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-105, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-105, filed 4/11/84; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-105, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-105, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-105, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-56-191 Puget Sound salmon--Saltwater seasons and daily limits. It is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken by angling for personal use except from the following Puget Sound areas, during the seasons, in the quantities, sizes, and for the species designated in this section and as defined in the daily limit codes in WAC 220-56-180. Puget Sound waters west of the mouth of the Sekiu River are managed concurrent with ocean waters as provided for in WAC 220-56-190. In all fisheries provided for in this section, chinook salmon minimum size 22 inches and ((no)) 14 inch minimum size for other salmon.

(1) Catch Record Card Areas 5 and 6 -

(a) Special daily limit of 2 salmon April 16 through June 15 except all chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length and all coho salmon must be released.

(b) During the period April 16 through September 30 and November 1 through April 15, Dungeness Bay is closed to salmon angling. October 1 through October 31, special daily limit of two coho salmon.

(c) Special daily limit of 2 salmon June 16 through June 30, except release coho.

(d) July 1 through July 31 - Closed.

(e) August 1 through August 10 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon, except release coho and chinook.

(f) August 11 through September 15, special daily limit of 2 salmon, except release chinook.

(g) September 16 through January 31 - Closed.

(h) February 1 through April 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. Release all coho.

(2) Catch Record Card Area 7:

(a) October 1 through July 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. During the period April 16 through June 15 all chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length must be released.

(b) August 1 through September 30 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be coho or chinook.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection during the period October 1 through December 31 the special daily limit in Bellingham Bay is 4 salmon no more than 2 of which may be chinook. (3) Catch Record Card Area 8-1:

(a) September 16 through April 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. During the period September 16 through September 30 release chinook.

(b) April 16 through August 15 - Closed.

(c) August 16 through September 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be coho and release all chinook.

(4) Catch Record Card Area 8-2:

(a) August 1 through September 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release chinook salmon taken outside the Tulalip Bay zone, defined as those waters adjacent to Tulalip Bay west of a line from Mission Point to Hermosa Point and within 2,000 feet from shore between the pilings at Old Bowers Resort northerly to a fishing boundary marker approximately 1.4 miles northwest of Hermosa Point.

(b) October 1 through May 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.

(c) June 1 through July 31 - Closed.

(5) Catch Record Card Area 9:

(a) November 1 through June 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.

(b) July 1 through July 31 - Closed.

(c) August 1 through September 1 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release chinook salmon.

(d) September 2 through September 30 - Closed.

(e) October 1 through October 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release coho.

(f) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, salmon fishing is permitted year-round from the Edmonds Fishing Pier - Special daily limit of 2 salmon and all salmon species may be retained.

(6) Catch Record Card Area 10:

(a) October 16 through June 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. (b) July 1 through October 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except:

(i) During the period July 1 through September 15, Elliott Bay east of a line from Pier 91 to Duwamish Head is closed.

(ii) During the period July 1 through October 15, Shilshole Bay east of a line from Meadow Point to West Point is closed.

(iii) During the period July 1 through August 31, release chinook in waters north of a line from West Point to Skiff Point and in waters northeast of the Agate Pass Bridge.

(iv) During the period September 16 through October 15, release chinook in the Duwamish Waterway from the First Avenue South Bridge to an east-west line through SW Hanford Street on Harbor Island.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, salmon fishing is permitted year-round from the Elliott Bay public fishing pier at Terminal 86 and Seacrest Pier - Special daily limit of 2 salmon and all salmon species may be retained.

(7) Catch Record Card Area 11 - May 1 through April 30 - Daily limit of 2 salmon.

(8) Catch Record Card Area 12:

(a) December 16 through July 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. (b) July 16 through September 30 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be pink salmon and release all chinook and chum.

(c) October 1 through October 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be chinook and release all chum.

(d) October 16 through December 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than two of which may be chinook.

(e) Waters of the Hoodsport Hatchery Zone are managed separately as provided for in WAC 220-56-124.

(9) Catch Record Card Area 13 - May 1 through April 30 - Daily limit of 2 salmon.

(10) In the above waters there are specified closures as provided for in WAC 220-56-128 and 220-56-195. Additionally, there are gear and area restrictions at Shilshole Bay, the Duwamish Waterway, and Budd Inlet, and at Titlow Beach and the Edmonds underwater park and the Elliott Bay, Les Davis, and Des Moines public fishing piers. See specific sections in chapter 220-56 WAC for salmon angling restrictions at these locations.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-56-191, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-191, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-191, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-191, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-191, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-56-285 Shad and sturgeon--Areas and seasons. It is lawful the entire year to fish for or possess sturgeon and shad taken for personal use except in the following closed waters:

(1) Waters lying 400 feet downstream below any rack, dam or other obstruction concurrent with salmon angling boundaries provided for in chapter 220-57 WAC, except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section.

(2) Waters lying 400 feet downstream below any dam, rack or obstruction in the Snake River.

(3) Columbia River waters between the upstream line of Bonneville Dam and the lowermost Bonneville powerline crossing, approximately 1-1/4 mile downstream from the dam, are closed to the fishing for or possession of sturgeon, except when fishing with hand-casted hook and line gear from the mainland shore in those waters lying downstream of a line running southerly from a fishing boundary marker on the Washington shore (approximately 3/4 mile downstream from the dam) to the downstream end of Cascade Island thence to the Oregon angling boundary marker on Bradford Island (located approximately 850 feet downstream from the fish ladder entrance to the lowermost Bonneville Dam powerline crossing. Closed to angling inside the south navigation lock at Bonneville Dam from a marker on the westernmost point of Robins Island to a marker on the Oregon mainland shore).

(4) Columbia River waters downstream from Bonneville Dam are closed to shad fishing April 1 through May 15.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-285, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-285, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-285, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-285, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 88-10-012 (Order 88-14), 220-56-285, filed 4/26/88; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-285, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-285, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-285, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-285, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-072.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-128 Food fish fishing--Closed areas. It is unlawful to fish for or possess food fish taken from the following areas during the times indicated.

(1) It is unlawful at all times to fish for or possess food fish taken for personal use in waters lying within 400 feet below any fish rack, fishway, dam or other artificial or natural obstruction, either temporary or permanent, unless otherwise provided.

(2) Waters of Budd Inlet at Olympia south of the Fourth Avenue Bridge are closed at all times, and all contiguous waters lying between the Fourth Avenue Bridge and a line from the northwesterly corner of the Bayview Market Building to a point 100 yards north of the railroad bridge located on the western side of the inlet opposite the Bayview Market Building are closed during the period July 16 through October 31.

(3) The waters of Percival Cove are closed at all times.

(4) Those waters of Hood Canal inshore from yellow marker buoys to the mouth of Finch Creek are closed the entire year.

(5) Waters within a radius of 100 yards from the Enetai Hatchery Outfall Creek where it enters saltwater are closed at all times.

(6) Those waters of Sinclair Inlet inside a line fifty yards from the pierhead line of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Bremerton are closed at all times.

(7) Those waters of Hood Canal within 100 feet of the Seabeck Highway Bridge over Big Beef Creek are closed August 1 through November 30.

(8) In Shilshole Bay waters east of a line 175 feet west of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge are closed to fishing.

(9) Those waters of the Chinook River upstream from tide gate at the Highway 101 Bridge are closed at all times.

(10) Those waters of the Columbia River between the Vernita Bridge and the Hanford power line crossing (wooden towers at S24, T13N, R27E) are closed October 23 through June 15.

(11) Those waters of the Columbia River between the upstream line of Bonneville Dam to a point 600 feet below the fish ladder at the new Bonneville Dam Powerhouse are closed at all times.

(12) Waters of the Lake Washington Ship Canal west of a north-south line 400 feet east of the eastern end of the north wing wall of Chittenden Locks to the mouth of the Lake Washington Ship Canal are closed to food fish angling at all times.

(13) Waters of Catch Record Card Area 10 west of a line from Point Monroe to Indianola and east of a line from Point Bolin to Battle Point are closed to food fish angling from January 1 through March 31.

(14) Waters within 200 yards of the salmon net pens located near Sund Rock in Hood Canal are closed to the taking of food fish other than salmon at all times.

(15) Waters of the Titlow Beach Marine Preserve Area are closed to the taking of food fish at all times except that it is lawful to fish for salmon with artificial lures only from shore or a nonmotorized vessel.

(16) Chief Joseph Dam - closed to fishing from the Okanogan County shore between the dam and the Highway 17 Bridge. Closed to boat fishing downstream of Chief Joseph Dam to the Corps of Engineers Safety Zone Marker.

(17) Wells Dam - waters between the upstream line of Wells Dam to boundary markers 400 feet below the spawning channel discharge on the Chelan County side and the fish ladder on the Douglas County side.

(18) Rocky Reach, Rock Island and Wanapum Dams - waters between the upstream lines of these dams and boundary markers 400 feet downstream of the fish ladders at Rocky Reach and Rock Island Dams and boundary markers at Wanapum Dam 750 feet below the east fish ladder and 500 feet below the west fish ladder.

(19) Priest Rapids Dam - waters between the upstream line of Priest Rapids Dam and boundary markers 650 feet below the fish ladders.

(20) Jackson (Moran) Creek - all waters of the Priest Rapids hatchery system including Columbia River waters out to midstream between markers located 100 feet upstream and 400 feet downstream of the mouth of the hatchery outlet.

(21) McNary Dam - waters between the upstream line of McNary Dam and a line across the river from the red and white marker on the Oregon shore to the downstream end of the wingwall of the boat lock near the Washington shore.

(22) John Day Dam - waters between the upstream line of John Day Dam and markers approximately 3,000 feet downstream, except that fishing is permitted from the Washington shore to within 400 feet of the fishway entrance.

(23) The Dalles Dam - waters between the upstream line of the Dalles Dam and the upstream side of the Interstate 197 Bridge, except that fishing is permitted from the Washington shore to within 400 feet of the fishway entrance.

(24) Spring Creek - waters within 1/4 mile of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hatchery grounds between posted boundary markers located 1/4 mile on either side of the fish ladder entrance.

(25) Olympic Beach Conservation Area is closed year round.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-128, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-128, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-128, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-128, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-128, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-128, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-128, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-012 (Order 88-14), 220-56-128, filed 4/26/88; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-128, filed 4/9/85; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-128, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-128, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-065.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-180 Daily limit codes. (1) Code A: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit in any one day is six salmon not less than 12 inches in length, not more than two of these six salmon may be any combination of the following:

Chinook over 24 inches in length

Coho over 20 inches in length

Pink, chum or sockeye over 12 inches in length

Atlantic salmon (no minimum length).

(2) Code C: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit in any one day is six chinook and coho salmon in the aggregate not less than 12 inches in length or more than the following:

24 inches in length for chinook; 20 inches in length for coho.

(3) Code D: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit in any one day is six salmon including Atlantic salmon not less than 12 inches in length not more than two of which may be sockeye salmon; all chinook salmon greater than 24 inches in length and all coho salmon greater than 20 inches in length must be released.

(4) Code F: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit in any one day is two salmon including Atlantic salmon provided that:

(a) Chinook salmon must be not less than 24 inches in length, coho salmon must be not less than 16 inches, but there is no minimum size on other salmon.

(b) During the period April 16 through June 15 in waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca between the mouth of the Sekiu River and a line from the most westerly point on Cape Flattery to the Tatoosh Island Light then to Bonilla Point on Vancouver Island, it is unlawful to take and retain chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length.

(5) Code G: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit is four salmon including Atlantic salmon, not more than two of which may be chinook salmon and the minimum size for chinook salmon is 22 inches in length.

(6) Code H: In waters having this code designation, the daily limit in any one day is three salmon including Atlantic salmon provided that:

(a) Chinook salmon must be not less than 22 inches in length, but there is no minimum size for other salmon.

(b) During the period April 16 through June 15 in Catch Record Card Areas 5, 6, and 7, it is unlawful to retain or possess chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length.

(c) In contiguous marine waters of Puget Sound east of the mouth of the Sekiu River, no more than two of the three salmon daily limit may be chinook, except the daily limit in Catch Record Card Area 12 is three salmon of any species.

(d) During the period July 1 through September 30 the daily limit is 2 salmon of any species in Catch Record Card Areas 5, 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, and 9.

(7) Code I: In waters having this code designation, the daily and possession limits, size restrictions, and opening and closing dates are the same as those for trout (except Lake Chelan) as regulated under Title 77 RCW by the Washington fish and wildlife commission. A salmon angling catch record card is not required, but a gamefish license is required to take, fish for or possess gamefish.

(8) The possession limit in all waters regulated under Daily Limits A, C, D, F, G, H, and special daily limits shall not exceed the equivalent of two daily limits in fresh form. An additional 40 pounds of salmon may be possessed in frozen or processed form.

(9) In all ((freshwater)) areas where the daily limit allows adult salmon to be taken, it is unlawful to continue to fish for salmon after the adult portion of the daily limit has been retained.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-180, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-180, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-180, 91-14-046 (Order 91-40), 220-56-180, filed 6/27/91, effective 7/28/91; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-180, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-180, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-180, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-180, filed 4/26/88; 87-08-006 (Order 87-19), 220-56-180, filed 3/23/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-180, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-180, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-180, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-180, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-180, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-180, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-180, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

NEW SECTION

WAC 220-56-262 Atlantic salmon. It is unlawful to fish for or possess Atlantic salmon except as provided in this section.

(1) There is no minimum size limit for Atlantic salmon taken from anadromous water, and no daily or possession limit.

(2) Atlantic salmon may be taken from all anadromous waters open to trout fishing under Title 77 RCW except marine waters that are not open to salmon fishing under this title, and may be taken from all anadromous waters open to salmon fishing for salmon other than Atlantic salmon.

(3) Once the daily limit of salmon other than Atlantic salmon has been retained, it is unlawful to continue to fish for Atlantic salmon or salmon other than Atlantic salmon.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-56-190 Coastal salmon--Saltwater seasons and daily limits. It shall be unlawful to take, fish for or possess salmon taken by angling for personal use except from the following coastal areas, during the seasons, in the quantities, sizes and for the species designated in this section and as defined in the daily limit codes in WAC 220-56-180:

(1) Catch Record Card Area 1 - Special daily limit of two salmon, special cumulative limit of four salmon in any seven consecutive days - Sundays through Thursdays only, July 21 through September 25, except closed 0-3 miles offshore and closed in the Columbia River Mouth Control Zone 1, see WAC 220-56-195.

(2) Catch Record Card Area 2 - Special daily limit of two salmon only one of which may be a chinook salmon, special cumulative limit of four salmon in any seven consecutive days - Sundays through Thursdays only, July 21 through September 25, except closed 0-3 miles offshore.

(3) Grays Harbor (Catch Record Card Area 2-2) (a) Special daily limit of six salmon, not more than four of which may be adult salmon, defined as chinook salmon over 24 inches in length, coho salmon over 20 inches in length or pink, chum or sockeye salmon greater than ((12)) 14 inches in length - August 16 through January 31 in the Westport boat basin only. (b) Daily Limit A, except release all coho - September 1 through September 30: Waters of Catch Record Card Area 2-2 east of the Channel Marker 13 Line.

(4) Willapa Bay (Catch Record Card Area 2-1) Special daily limit of six salmon, not more than three of which may be adult salmon, defined as chinook salmon over 24 inches in length, coho salmon over 20 inches in length or pink, chum or sockeye salmon greater than ((12)) 14 inches in length - August 16 through January 31.

(5) Catch Record Card Area 3 - Special daily limit of two salmon - July 21 through September 25.

(6) Catch Record Card Area 4 - (a) Waters west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line - Special daily limit of two salmon, except release coho - July 21 through September 25. (b) Waters east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line: September 15 through July 31, closed; August 1 through August 29 -Special daily limit of two salmon except release coho and chinook; August 30 through August 31 - Special daily limit of two salmon except release chinook; September 1 through September 14, catch and release only and terminal gear limited to surface flies only.

(7) Unless otherwise provided for in this section, minimum size 24 inches for chinook salmon ((and)), 16 inches for coho salmon((. No minimum size)), and 14 inches for other salmon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-56-190, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-190, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-190, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-190, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-190, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-190, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-190, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-190, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-190, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-190, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-190, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-190, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-190, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-190, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-064.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-14-069, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94)

WAC 220-56-307 Shellfish--Closed areas. It is unlawful to fish for or possess shellfish taken for personal use from the following areas:

(1) The San Juan Islands Marine Preserve Area, except that it is lawful to take crab for personal use from Parks Bay, using personal use crab gear.

(2) Waters within 200 yards of the salmon net pens located near Sund Rock in Hood Canal, except that it is lawful to take shrimp during the Hood Canal shrimp season provided for in WAC 220-56-325.

(3) The Titlow Beach Marine Preserve Area.

(4) Olympic Beach Conservation Area.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 94-14-069, 220-56-307, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-307, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 90-06-026, 220-56-307, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 90-06-026, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90)

WAC 220-16-440 San Juan Islands Marine Preserve Area. The following tidal and submerged lands are included within the definition of the "San Juan Islands Marine Preserve Area":

(1) False Bay: The tidelands and bedlands of False Bay on San Juan Island, including all University of Washington-owned tidelands beginning at a marker 400 feet east of the east entrance of False Bay and extending to the entrance of False Bay, all University of Washington-owned tidelands and bedlands within a line beginning at the University of Washington marker on the shore at the east entrance of False Bay, projected 500 yards offshore, thence northwesterly to a point 500 yards offshore along a line projected from a University of Washington marker on the shore at the west side of a small peninsula at the west entrance of False Bay, thence to shore along said line to the marker, and all University of Washington-owned tidelands west of the marker to a University of Washington marker 600 feet west of the small peninsula.

(2) Friday Harbor: Those tidelands and bedlands adjacent to San Juan Island within a line beginning on the shore 500 yards ((north)) west of Point Caution, thence 500 yards offshore, thence south and east following the shoreline to the intersection with a line projected from a University of Washington marker located 100 feet north of the north entrance of the floating breakwater of the Port of Friday Harbor and projected towards Reid ((Island)) Rock Buoy, thence along said line to shore on San Juan Island.

(3) Argyle Lagoon: Those University of Washington-owned tidelands and all bedlands enclosed by the inner spit of Argyle Lagoon on San Juan Island.

(4) Yellow and Low Islands: All tidelands and bedlands within 300 yards of Yellow Island and 300 yards of Low Island.

(5) Shaw Island: Those tidelands and bedlands within a line beginning at a University of Washington marker on the shore at Hicks Bay, 122 degrees, 58 minutes, 15 seconds west longitude, thence due south 500 yards, thence north and west at a distance of 500 yards from shore to the intersection with a line projected 261 degrees true from a University of Washington marker on the shore of Parks Bay, which line passes just south of the unnamed island at the north end of Parks Bay, thence along said line to the shore of Shaw Island, including all tidelands and bedlands of Parks Bay south of said line.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 90-06-026, 220-16-440, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-160 Columbia River. (1) ((Daily Limit C - June 1 through December 31: Downstream from Chief Joseph Dam to Rocky Reach Dam.

(2))) Rocky Reach Dam to Priest Rapids Dam: ((Daily Limit C - June 1 through September 15;)) Daily Limit A - September 16 through December 31.

(((3))) (2) Priest Rapids Dam to the Vernita Bridge: ((Daily Limit C - June 1 through August 15;)) Daily Limit A - August 16 through October 31; Daily Limit C - November 1 through December 31.

(((4))) (3) Vernita Bridge to old Hanford townsite wooden power line towers((; Daily Limit C - June 16 through August 15;)): Daily Limit A - August 16 through October 22.

(((5))) (4) Old Hanford townsite wooden power line towers to Highway 395 Bridge connecting Pasco and Kennewick: ((Daily Limit C - June 1 through August 15;)) Daily Limit A - August 16 through December 31.

(((6))) (5) Highway 395 Bridge ((connecting Pasco and Kennewick)) to ((the Interstate 5 Bridge)) McNary Dam: Daily Limit A - August ((1)) 16 through December 31. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream of the Highway 395 Bridge to McNary Dam.

(6) McNary Dam to Interstate 5 Bridge: Daily Limit A - August 1 through December 31. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream from McNary Dam to the Interstate 5 Bridge.

(7) Interstate 5 Bridge to the Megler-Astoria Bridge: Daily Limit A - August 1 through March 31. During September, it is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use in those waters of the Columbia River north of a line from Abernathy Point Light to a boundary marker east of the mouth of Abernathy Creek. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream from the Interstate 5 Bridge to the Megler-Astoria Bridge.

(8) Megler-Astoria Bridge to the Buoy 10 Line:

(a) Daily Limit F - August 1 through September 30.

(b) Daily Limit A - October 1 through March 31.

(c) It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream from the Megler-Astoria Bridge to the Buoy 10 Line.

(8) North Jetty (mouth of Columbia River): Open to angling from the bank only when state waters north of the control zone are open to salmon angling. During such periods fishing from the north jetty is open 7 days per week and the daily limit shall be the same as for the ocean waters when open. Also open to angling from the bank only concurrent with the Buoy 10 fishery. Daily limit and gear requirement will be identical with those in the Buoy 10 fishery. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken from the North Jetty.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-160, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-57-160, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-160, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-160, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-160, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-57-160, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-15-022 (Order 89-56), 220-57-160, filed 7/12/89; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-160, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-160, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-160, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-160, filed 4/9/86; 85-20), 220-57-160, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-160, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-160, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-160, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-160, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-160, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-160, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-160, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-160, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-160, filed 3/15/76 and 3/24/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-011.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-175 Cowlitz River. (1) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and release chinook salmon greater than 28 inches in length caught upstream from Blue Creek to Mill Creek October 1 through December 31 and chinook salmon minimum size 28 inches from Mill Creek to the Barrier Dam October 1 through December 31 - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from fishing boundary markers approximately 400 feet below barrier dam structures at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery Barrier Dam except closed to salmon angling from the markers to the mouth of Mill Creek when fishing from the south shore August 1 through October 15.

(2) Special daily limit of one salmon except release chum salmon - May 1 through July 31: Downstream from I-5 Bridge.

(3) Salmon angling from boats is prohibited the entire year in designated open waters between the barrier dam and a line from the mouth of Mill Creek to a boundary marker on the opposite shore.

(4) Daily Limit A except minimum size of 8 inches - open the entire year: From the confluence of the Muddy Fork and Ohanapecosh rivers downstream to Scanewa Lake (Cowlitz Falls Reservoir).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-175, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-175, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-175, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-175, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-175, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-175, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-175, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-175, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-175, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-175, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-175, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-175, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-175, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-175, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-175, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-014.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-190 Deschutes River. Daily Limit A except release coho salmon - July 1 through November 30: Upstream from the Old Highway 99 Bridge immediately upstream from Tumwater Falls. Selective fishery rules upstream from Henderson Boulevard Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-190, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-190, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-190, filed 3/16/89; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-190, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-190, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-190, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-190, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-021.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-235 Elochoman River. (1) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon - September 1 through September 30: Downstream from the mouth of the west fork.

(2) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and release chinook salmon greater than 28 inches taken upstream from the Foster Road Bridge - October 1 through December 31: Downstream from the mouth of the west fork.

(3) The following waters are closed to salmon angling at all times:

(a) From a point 100 feet above the upper hatchery rack to the Elochoman Salmon Hatchery Bridge located approximately 400 feet below the upper hatchery rack.

(b) From the department of fish and wildlife's temporary rack downstream to Foster (Risk) Road Bridge while this rack is installed in the river.

(c) Between points 50 feet above and 100 feet below the outlet pipes from the most downstream Elochoman Salmon Hatchery rearing pond and extending 30 feet out from the south bank of the river.

(((d) From the Beaver Creek Bridge to 200 feet below the weir at Beaver Creek Hatchery.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-235, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-235, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-235, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-235, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-235, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-235, filed 4/9/86; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-235, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-235, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-235, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-235, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 76-14, 220-57-235, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-031.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-240 Elwha River. (1) Special daily limit of six coho of which no more than four can be adult coho - October 1 through November 15: Open from mouth to Aldwell Lake Dam.

(2) It is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken from the waters of the Elwha River between markers located approximately 50 yards upstream and downstream from the tribal hatchery outfall, from the slough connecting the hatchery outfall to the mainstem of the river or within 200 feet downstream of the south spillway on Aldwell Lake Dam to Aldwell Dam.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-240, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-240, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-240, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-240, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-240, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-240, filed 4/21/87; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-240, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-240, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-240, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-240, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-240, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-032.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-290 Icicle River. ((Closed to salmon angling the entire year.)) Special daily limit of one salmon - May 16 through June 30.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-290, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-57-290, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-57-290, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-290, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-290, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-290, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-290, filed 4/9/86; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-290, filed 3/17/83; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-290, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-290, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-290, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-290, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-290, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-044.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-310 Kalama River. (1) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon - June 1 through December 31: From Summers Creek upstream to the 6420 Road (approximately one mile above the gate at the end of the county road) fly fishing only.

(2) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon - open the entire year: Downstream from the mouth of Summers Creek to the markers approximately 1,000 feet above the Kalama Falls (Upper) Salmon Hatchery.

(3) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and release chinook salmon greater than twenty-eight inches in length during the period October 1 through December 31 upstream from the natural gas pipeline - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from a point 1,000 feet below the fishway at the upper salmon hatchery to the Modrow Bridge, with the following special gear restrictions: During the period September 1 through October 31, that portion of the Kalama River from markers at the Lower Kalama Hatchery pumphouse (intake) downstream to the natural gas pipeline crossing at Mahaffey's Campground fly fishing only.

(4) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from Modrow Bridge, except during the time the department of fish and wildlife's temporary rack is installed just below the Modrow Bridge, that portion of the river from the temporary rack downstream to a set of markers 1,500 feet below the temporary rack is closed to salmon angling and August 1 through October 15 those waters downstream from the temporary rack are closed to salmon angling.

(5) Fishing from boats with motors is prohibited at all times in waters upstream of the Modrow Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-310, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-310, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-310, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-310, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-310, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-310, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-310, filed 4/9/85; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-310, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-310, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-310, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-310, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-310, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-310, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-310, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-048.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-319 Lewis River. (1) Mainstem - Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and during the period May 1 through July 31 the daily limit is one salmon and release chinook August 1 through December 31 - Open entire year: Downstream from east fork to mouth.

(2) East fork:

(((a) Daily Limit A except 20 inch minimum length - April 16 through May 31: Downstream from posted markers at top boat ramp at Lewisville Park.

(b) Daily Limit A except 14 inch minimum length - June 1 through July 31: Downstream from posted markers downstream from Lucia Falls.)) Closed waters.

(3) North fork:

(a) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and during the period May 1 through July 31 the daily limit is one salmon and release chinook salmon August 1 through December 31 - January 1 through December 31: Downstream from Johnson Creek.

(b) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and release chinook salmon August 1 through December 31 - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from the mouth of Colvin Creek (approximately 1/4 mile upstream of the salmon hatchery) to Johnson Creek, except that at all times it is unlawful to take, fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use from waters shoreward of the cable, buoy, and corkline located at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery Fishway. During the period August 16 through October 15, bank fishing only.

(c) Daily Limit A except release chum salmon and release chinook salmon August 1 through September 30 - August 1 through September 30 and January 1 through April 30: Downstream from the overhead powerlines downstream from Merwin Dam to Colvin Creek.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-319, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-319, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-319, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-319, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-319, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-319, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-319, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-319, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-319, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-319, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-319, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-319, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-050 (part).]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-350 Nooksack River. (1) Daily Limit A except up to 4 adult salmon may be retained provided no more than 2 are chinook - September 1 through December 31: Downstream from the confluence of north and south forks to Lummi Indian Reservation boundary.

(2) North Fork - Daily Limit A - October 1 through December 31: Downstream from Maple Creek to mouth of north fork.

(3) South Fork - Daily Limit A - October 1 through December 31: Downstream from the Saxon Bridge to mouth of south fork. Selective fishery rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-350, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-350, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-350, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-350, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-350, filed 3/16/89; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-350, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-350, filed 4/9/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-350, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-350, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-350, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-350, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-350, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-350, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-060.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-202, filed 9/25/97, effective 10/26/97)

WAC 220-57-455 Snoqualmie River. (1) Special daily limit of two salmon except release chinook salmon and pink salmon - September 1 through December 31: Downstream from Snoqualmie Falls. Selective fishery rules September 1 through November 30.

(2) During even-numbered years it is unlawful to retain pink salmon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-20-071 (Order 97-202), 220-57-455, filed 9/25/97, effective 10/26/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-455, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-455, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-455, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-455, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-455, filed 3/16/89; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-455, filed 4/9/86; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-455, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-455, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-455, filed 2/27/80, effecti/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-455, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-455, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-455, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-087.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 220-57-495 Washougal River. Daily Limit A except release all chum salmon in all areas and chinook salmon over 28 inches in length upstream from the mouth of Little Washougal River during the period October 1 through December 31 - ((June)) August 1 through March 15: Downstream from bridge at Salmon Falls to mouth.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-57-495, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-495, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-495, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-495, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-495, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-495, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-495, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-495, filed 4/9/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-495, filed 3/17/83; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-495, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-47-495 (codified WAC 220-57-495), filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-495, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-098.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-167, filed 8/25/97, effective 9/25/97)

WAC 232-12-011 Wildlife classified as protected shall not be hunted or fished. Protected wildlife are designated into three subcategories: Threatened, sensitive, and other.

(1) Threatened species are any wildlife species native to the state of Washington that are likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future throughout a significant portion of their range within the state without cooperative management or removal of threats. Protected wildlife designated as threatened include:

Common Name Scientific Name

western gray squirrel Sciurus griseus

Steller (northern)

sea lion Eumetopias jubatus

North American lynx Lynx canadensis

Aleutian Canada goose Branta canadensis

leucopareia

bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

ferruginous hawk Buteo regalis

marbled murrelet Brachyramphus

marmoratus

green sea turtle Chelonia mydas

loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta

(2) Sensitive species are any wildlife species native to the state of Washington that are vulnerable or declining and are likely to become endangered or threatened in a significant portion of their range within the state without cooperative management or removal of threats. Protected wildlife designated as sensitive include:



Common Name Scientific Name

Gray whale Eschrichtius gibbosus

Larch Mountain

salamander Plethodon larselli

(3) Other protected wildlife include:

Common Name Scientific Name

cony or pika Ochotona princeps

least chipmunk Tamius minimus

yellow-pine

chipmunk Tamius amoenus

Townsend's

chipmunk Tamius townsendii

red-tailed

chipmunk Tamius ruficaudus

hoary marmot Marmota caligata

Olympic marmot Marmota olympus

Cascade

golden-mantled

ground squirrel Spermophilus saturatus

golden-mantled

ground squirrel Spermophilus lateralis

Washington ground

squirrel Spermophilus washingtoni

red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Douglas squirrel Tamiasciurus douglasii

northern flying

squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus

fisher Martes pennanti

wolverine Gulo gulo

painted turtle Chrysemys picta

California mountain

kingsnake Lampropeltis zonata;

All birds not classified as game birds, predatory birds or endangered species, or designated as threatened species or sensitive species; all bats, except when found in or immediately adjacent to a dwelling or other occupied building; all wildlife within conservation areas defined in chapter 220-16 WAC; mammals of the order Cetacea, including whales, porpoises, and mammals of the order Pinnipedia not otherwise classified as endangered species, or designated as threatened species or sensitive species. This section shall not apply to hair seals and sea lions which are threatening to damage or are damaging commercial fishing gear being utilized in a lawful manner or when said mammals are damaging or threatening to damage commercial fish being lawfully taken with commercial gear.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.020. 97-18-019 (Order 97-167), 232-12-011, filed 8/25/97, effective 9/25/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040, 77.12.020, 77.12.030 and 77.32.220. 97-12-048, 232-12-011, filed 6/2/97, effective 7/3/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.020. 93-21-027 (Order 615), 232-12-011, filed 10/14/93, effective 11/14/93; 90-11-065 (Order 441), 232-12-011, filed 5/15/90, effective 6/15/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 89-11-061 (Order 392), 232-12-011, filed 5/18/89; 82-19-026 (Order 192), 232-12-011, filed 9/9/82; 81-22-002 (Order 174), 232-12-011, filed 10/22/81; 81-12-029 (Order 165), 232-12-011, filed 6/1/81.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 232-12-619 Permanent Washington state-wide game fish regulations. The following state-wide regulations apply to all waters unless modified under regional regulation exceptions.

(1) Fishing seasons open at 12:01 a.m. on the first day and close at 11:59 p.m. on the last day.

(2) It is unlawful to:

(a) Use a gaff hook to land ((steelhead in waters designated as "wild steelhead release.")) game fish.

(b) Take bullfrogs except by angling, hand dip netting, spearing (gigging) or with bow and arrow. A hunting license is required to take bullfrogs.

(c) Feed or use any substance to attract game fish unless specifically authorized by special regulations.

(d) Fish for game fish with a bow and arrow or spear.

(e) Possess fish which are under the minimum size or over the maximum size as shown in general or special regional regulations.

(f) Use barbed hooks to fish for game fish in marine waters, rivers, streams and beaver ponds, except that it is lawful to use barbed hooks on set lines.

(3) Annual limit - steelhead trout only: Each adult angler who possesses a valid steelhead catch record card may not retain more than thirty steelhead over twenty inches in length per year (May 1 to April 30).

(4) Military personnel, regardless of the length of time in the state of Washington, who are permanently stationed at a military installation within the state, are entitled to purchase a resident license. Military personnel must have a license to fish for game fish anywhere in the state. Dependents must establish a ninety-day residency.

(5) Selective ((fishery regulations)) gear rules: In waters designated as being under selective ((fishery regulations)) gear rules, only artificial flies with a barbless single hook or lures with a barbless single hook are lawful. It is unlawful to use bait. Fish may be released until the daily limit is retained. It is unlawful to fish from any floating device equipped with a motor, unless specifically allowed under special rules for individual waters.

(6) Night closure: In waters designated as having a night closure, it is unlawful to fish from one hour after official sunset to one hour before official sunrise.

(7) Wild cutthroat release: In waters requiring a wild cutthroat release, it is unlawful to possess any cutthroat that does not have a missing adipose fin and a healed scar in the location of the missing fin.

(8) Wild steelhead release: In waters requiring wild steelhead release, it is unlawful to possess any steelhead trout that does not have a missing adipose or ventral fin and a healed scar at the location of the missing fin.

(9) Free fishing weekends: The weekends corresponding with National Fishing Week have been declared as family fishing weekends in Washington. On these weekends a fishing license is not required for any person, regardless of residency or age, to fish for or possess game fish, except that it is unlawful to fish for or possess steelhead trout without the required license and catch record card. During free fishing weekends only the licensing requirement is affected, and all other rules remain in effect.

(10) Trout taken with bait: When fishing with bait, all trout equal to or greater than the minimum size are counted as part of the daily limit, whether kept or released, except steelhead trout may be caught and released while using bait until the daily limit is retained.

(11) Fish taken with artificial flies and lures: Where use of bait is prohibited, or where artificial flies or lures are used voluntarily, fish may be released until the daily limit is retained. If any fish has swallowed the hook or is hooked in the gill, eye or tongue, it should be kept if legal to so.

(12) open seasons:

lakes, ponds, year around, unless specified

and reservoirs: otherwise under exceptions to

state-wide rules.

rivers, streams JUNE 1 THROUGH OCTOBER 31,

and beaver ponds: unless specified otherwise under

exceptions to state-wide

rules.

Note: The date set for "traditional" April openers for Lakes, Ponds, and Reservoirs for this year and future years is the last Saturday in April.

Waters managed under April through October seasons are listed under the exceptions to state-wide rules.

(13) Daily limits and minimum sizes:

GAME FISH SPECIES DAILY LIMIT MINIMUM SIZE

LIMIT

BASS Five - not more than None

three over fifteen

inches

Bass may be caught,

retained, and released

alive from a livewell

until a daily limit

is in possession.

GRASS CARP....It is unlawful to fish for or retain grass carp.

TROUT A total of five trout, None in Lakes,

(except of which no more than Ponds, and

Eastern Brook two may be from Rivers, Reservoirs.

trout) Streams, and Beaver

Ponds.

No more than two of Eight inches in

the trout daily catch Rivers, Streams,

limit of 5 and Beaver Ponds.

may be Steelhead.



EASTERN BROOK Five - to be None

TROUT considered part of the

(Salvelinus trout daily catch

fontinalis) limit.

BURBOT Five None

CHANNEL CATFISH Five if taken from Twelve inches

lakes, ponds or if taken in

reservoirs. lakes, ponds or

reservoirs with

no more than one

greater than 24

inches in length.

(a) The following game fish species are managed as trout:

Eastern brook trout

Brown trout

Cutthroat trout

Dolly Varden/Bull trout

Golden trout

Kokanee/Silver trout

Lake trout

Landlocked Atlantic salmon

Rainbow trout/Steelhead

Landlocked chinook and coho

(b) Wild steelhead release ((June 1 through November 30)) year-round.

(c) All waters, state-wide, are closed year around to fishing for or retaining Dolly Varden/Bull Trout.

Where exceptions to the above closure for Dolly Varden/Bull Trout occur under individual listings in the exceptions to state-wide rules, Dolly Varden/Bull Trout count as part of the combined trout daily limit of five.

WALLEYE Five, not more than Eighteen inches

one over twenty-four

inches

Walleye may be caught,

retained, and released

alive from a livewell

until a daily limit

is in possession.

WHITEFISH Fifteen None

ALL OTHER No Limit None

GAME FISH

BULLFROGS Ten None

(14) Seasonal wild steelhead limits.

(a) It is unlawful for any person to retain more than two wild steelhead from the following watersheds:

(i) Clearwater River - mouth to Snahapish River.

(ii) Hoh River - mainstem, south fork and tributaries thereto.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to retain more than five wild steelhead from all of the following rivers and tributaries thereto:

(i) Bogachiel River.

(ii) Calawah River.

(iii) Dickey River.

(iv) Sol Duc River.

(v) Quillayute River.

(15) Possession limit. Except as otherwise provided, the possession limit is two daily limits in fresh, frozen or processed form.

(16) River mouths. The following river mouth definitions are exceptions to the general river mouth definition:

Abernathy Creek Highway 4 Bridge.

Bear River Highway 101 Bridge.

Bone River Highway 101 Bridge.

Chehalis River Highway 101 Bridge

in Aberdeen.

Cowlitz River A line projected

across the river

between two fishing

boundary markers

set on each bank of

the river approximately

one-half mile down-

stream from the

lowermost railroad

bridge crossing the

Cowlitz River.

Dakota Creek A line from the outer-

most headland of the

south bank to a house

at 1285 Runge Avenue,

Blaine, Washington,

approximately one-

quarter mile

downstream from the

Blaine Road Bridge.

Deschutes River A line projected across

the river 400 feet below

the lower Tumwater

Falls fish ladder.

Drano Lake Highway 14 Bridge.

Duwamish River First Avenue South

Bridge.

Elk River Highway 105 Bridge.

Entiat River Highway 97 Bridge.

Hoquiam River Highway 101 Bridge.

Humptulips Mouth of Jessie

River Slough.

Johns River Highway 105 Bridge.

Kalama River Boundary markers

located at the mouth.

Kennedy Creek An arc 500 yards

east of the midpoint

of the northbound

Highway 101 Bridge.

Kettle River ((Napoleon)) Barstow

Bridge.

Lake Washington A line 400 feet west

Ship Canal of the fish ladder at

the Chittenden Locks.

Lewis River Boundary markers at

the mouth.

Little White At boundary markers

Salmon River on the river bank

downstream from

the Little White

Salmon National Fish

Hatchery.

Methow River Highway 97 Bridge.

Naselle River Highway 101 Bridge.

North Nemah Highway 101 Bridge.

River

Niawiakum River Highway 101 Bridge.

North River Highway 105 Bridge.

Palix River Highway 101 Bridge.

Puyallup River 11th Street Bridge.

Samish River Samish Island Bridge

(Bayview-Edison

Road).

Sammamish River 68th Ave. N.E. Bridge.

Skagit River A line projected from

the terminus of the

jetty with McGlinn

Island to the white

monument on the

easterly end of Ika

Island, then to a white

monument on the west-

erly end of Craft

Island, then to a white

monument near the

corner of the levee

on the westerly

side of Dry Slough,

and then to a white

monument on the

easterly side of Tom

Moore Slough.

Skamokawa Creek Highway 4 Bridge.

Skookum Creek A line 400 yards below

the old railroad bridge.

Snohomish River Burlington Northern

Railway Bridges

crossing main river

and sloughs.

South Nemah Lynn Point 117 degrees

River true to the opposite

shore.

Spokane River State Route 25 Bridge.

Tucannon Creek State Highway 261

Bridge.

Wallace River The furthest

downstream rail-

road bridge.

Washougal River A straight line project-

ed from the James

River pumphouse

southeasterly across

the Washougal

River to the east

end of Highway

14 Bridge at the

upper end of Lady

Island.

Whatcom Creek A line projected

approximately 14

degrees true from

the flashing light

to the south-

westerly end of

the Port of

Bellingham North

Terminal to the

southernmost point of

the dike surrounding

the Georgia Pacific

treatment pond.

White Salmon Markers downstream

River of the Burlington

Northern Railroad

Bridge.

Wind River Boundary line/markers

at mouth.

Willapa River South Bend boat

launch.

Yakima River Highway 240 Bridge.

(17) Nonbuoyant lure and night closure restriction: In the following waters and during the periods shown, it is unlawful to use a nonbuoyant lure that has more than one single hook or has a hook measuring more than 3/4 inch point to shank and a night closure is in effect:

Area Time period

Naselle River

(including all forks)

Hwy 101 Bridge

to Hwy 4 Bridge July 1 - January 31

Hwy 4 Bridge to

Big Hill Bridge October 16 - January 31

Willapa River

Mouth to Hwy 6

Bridge October 1 - November 30

Hwy 6 Bridge to

Fork Creek October 16 - January 31

Humptulips River September 1 - November 30

Satsop River September 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

Nemah River - North

Fork October 1 - November 30

Nemah River - Middle

Fork September 1 - November 30

Dungeness and Gray Wolf

Rivers August 1 - October 15

Kennedy Creek October 1 - December 31

Nooksack River - South Fork

mouth to Skookum Creek August 1 - October 31

Upstream from Skookum

Creek June 1 - September 30

Big Quilcene River August 1 - December 31

Samish River August 1 - December 31

Stillaquamish River August 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

Whatcom Creek August 1 - December 31

Cowlitz River

From Mill Creek to Barrier

Dam August 1 - October 31

Kalama River

From mouth to

temporary rack September 1 - October 31

Lewis River -

North Fork

From lower Cedar

Creek Boat Ramp

to Colvin Creek August 1 - December 31

Washougal River

Downstream of Salmon Falls

Bridge September 1 - October 31

Icicle River

From Leavenworth Federal Fish

Hatchery to mouth May 8 - June 30

Wenatchee River

From mouth of Icicle River to

Highway 2 Bridge May 8 - June 15

Skagit River (and tributaries)

Upstream of Gilligan Creek July 1 - November 30

Tokul Creek

From mouth to posted cable

markers December 1 - March 31

Capitol Lake August 1 - November 30

Deschutes River August 1 - November 30

Elochoman River September 1 - October 31

Grays River September 1 - October 31

Green/Duwamish River

mouth to Highway

164 Bridge August 1 - November 30

McAllister Creek August 1 - November 30

Nisqually River August 1 - November 30

Puyallup River

mouth to Carbon River August 1 - November 30

Skykomish River August 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

Snohomish River August 1 - November 30

White/Stuck River October 1 - November 30

Toutle River -

North Fork September 1 - October 31

Green River (Cowlitz Co.)

mouth to 1,500 feet below

hatchery rack September 1 - October 31

(18) Freshwater fishing hours: It is unlawful to fish during a night closure. A night closure is in effect for all waters during the period of a nonbuoyant lure restriction.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 232-12-619, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-07-076 (Order 97-50), 232-12-619, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-079 (Order 96-45), 232-12-619, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-17-063 (Order 95-103), 232-12-619, filed 8/15/95, effective 9/15/95; 95-05-008 (Order 95-11), 232-12-619, filed 2/1/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 93-21-070 (Order 617), 232-12-619, filed 10/20/93, effective 4/16/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 93-10-054 (Order 600), 232-12-619, filed 4/30/93, effective 5/31/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 92-01-084 (Order 524), 232-12-619, filed 12/16/91, effective 4/16/92.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-18-035, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97)

WAC 232-28-619 Washington game fish--Exceptions to state-wide rules. (1) County freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules:

(a) Adams and Grant counties: All seasons in specific freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules apply to inlet and outlet streams of named lakes in Grant and Adams counties.

(b) Adams, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, and Okanogan counties, except Zosel Dam (Okanogan River): Lawful to fish to base of all dams.

(c) Benton County: Rivers, streams and beaver ponds open year around.

(d) Ferry and Lincoln counties: Except those tributaries listed under specific water exceptions to state-wide rules, all tributaries to Lake Roosevelt between Grand Coulee Dam and the State Highway 25 Bridge at Northport except Barnaby, Deadman and Nancy creeks: Trout: Daily limit 5, no minimum size.

(e) Kitsap County and Mason County on Tahuya Peninsula west of Belfair-Bremerton Highway (S.R. 3): Beaver ponds: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout: No minimum length.

(2) Specific freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules:

Aberdeen Lake (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Abernathy Creek (Cowlitz County):

From mouth to a point five hundred feet downstream from salmon hatchery: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.

From Abernathy Falls to posted markers five hundred feet downstream from salmon hatchery: Closed waters.

Ahtanum Creek, including North and Middle Forks (Yakima County): Selective fishery rules. North Fork from Grey Rock Trailhead bridge crossing to Shellrock Creek: Closed waters.

Alder Creek (Cowlitz County): Closed waters.

Aldrich Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Aldwell Lake (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Aeneas Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited.

Alexander Lake (Kitsap County): Closed waters.

((Alkali Flat Creek (Whitman County): Year around season.))

Alkali Lake (Grant County): Crappie: Not more than five greater than eight inches in length. Bluegill: Not more than five greater than six inches in length.

Amber Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches; release rainbow trout missing adipose fin. Additional season October 1 through November 30. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

American Lake (Pierce County): Chumming permitted.

American River (Yakima County)((, from mouth to Rainier Fork)): Selective fishery regulations.

((Alpowa Creek (Garfield County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.))

Alta Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Anderson Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. From September 1 through October 31, selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Armstrong Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Asotin Creek, mainstem and forks (Asotin County): Closed to fishing for steelhead.

From SR129 Bridge upstream to the forks: Lawful to fish up to base of Headgate Dam.

North Fork from mouth upstream to USFS boundary: Selective fishery regulations.

North Fork from USFS boundary upstream and all other tributaries: Closed waters.

South Fork: Closed waters.

B.C. Mill Pond (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Bachelor Creek (Yakima County): Year around season. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Badger Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Baker Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except closed waters in an area two hundred feet in radius around the pump discharge at the south end of the lake. Chumming permitted. Trout: Minimum length six inches and maximum length eighteen inches.

Baker River (Skagit County): From the mouth to Baker River fish barrier dam: Closed waters June 1 through August 31.

Ballinger Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Barnaby Slough (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Battle Ground Lake (Clark County): ((Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.)) Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Bay Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Bayley Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through July 4 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length fourteen inches. Additional season, July 5 through October 31. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish. Inlet stream: Closed waters.

Bear Creek (Yakima County), tributary to South Fork Tieton River: ((June 1 through August 15 season.)) From the mouth to the falls (approximately 3/4 mile): Closed waters.

Bear Lake (Spokane County): Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Bear River (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Bearpaw Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Beaver Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Beaver Creek (tributary to Elochoman River) (Wahkiakum County): Closed waters.

Beaver Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Beaver Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Beda Lake (Grant County): Selective fishery rules. Trout: Daily limit one fish.

Beehive (Lake) Reservoir (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Bennington Lake (Mill Creek Reservoir) (Walla Walla County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Benson Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Berry Creek (tributary to Nisqually River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations.

Big Bear Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Big Beaver Creek (Whatcom County):

From closed water markers on Ross Lake upstream one-quarter mile: Closed waters.

From one-quarter mile markers upstream, including tributary streams, and beaver ponds that are tributary to Big Beaver Creek: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Big Beef Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Release all cutthroat trout.

Big Four Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Big Lake (Skagit County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Big Meadow Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Big River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Big Twin Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except electric motors permitted. Trout: Daily limit one.

Bird Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Black Lake (Lower Wheeler Reservoir) (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Black Lake (Okanogan County): Selective fishery rules.

Black Lake (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Black Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Black River (Thurston County), from mouth to Black Lake and including all tributaries west of Interstate Highway 5, including Waddell Creek, Mima Creek, Salmon Creek, Dempsey Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Blockhouse Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Bloodgood Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Blooms Ditch (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Blue Creek (Lewis County), from mouth to Spencer Road: Closed waters.

Blue Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Blue Lake (Cowlitz County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Blue Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Blue Lake (near Sinlahekin) (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Blue Lake (near Wannacut Lake) (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Bobcat Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Bogachiel River (Clallam County), from mouth to National Park boundary: June 1 through April 30 season. December 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from Highway 101 to National Park boundary. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, mouth to Highway 101, not more than one wild steelhead per day, and Highway 101 to National Park boundary, release wild steelhead.

Bonaparte Lake (Okanogan County): Trout: No more than one over twenty inches in length may be retained.

Bosworth Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Boundary Creek (Clallam County): Closed waters.

Bowman Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Box Canyon Creek (Kittitas County), from mouth to bridge on USFS Road No. 4930: Closed waters.

Boxley Creek (North Bend) (King County), from its mouth to the falls located at approximately river mile 0.9: Closed waters.

Boyle Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. ((Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.)) The inlet and outlet streams to Boyle Lake are closed waters.

Bridges Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. ((Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.)) The inlet and outlet streams to Bridges Lake are closed waters.

Brookies Lake (Grant County): Selective fishery rules. Trout: Daily limit one fish.

Browns Lake and inlet streams (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Buck Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Buckskin Creek and tributaries (Yakima County), from mouth to the west boundary of Suntides Golf Course: Closed waters.

Bumping Lake (Reservoir) (Yakima County): Chumming permitted. Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Bumping River (Yakima County):

((From mouth to American River: Selective fishery regulations. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish other than whitefish.))

From mouth ((of American River)) to Bumping Reservoir: Lawful to fish to base of Bumping Dam. Selective fishery rules June 1 through October 31. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

Burbank Slough (Walla Walla County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Burke Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Burley Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Butter Creek (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Buttermilk Creek, including East and West Forks (Okanogan County): Selective fishery rules. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Cady Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Cain Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Calawah River (Clallam County), from mouth to forks: June 1 through April 30 season. December 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from Highway 101 to forks. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, mouth to Highway 101, not more than one wild steelhead per day, and Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, wild steelhead release.

Calawah River, South Fork (Clallam County) from mouth to National Park boundary: June 1 through last day in February season. December 1 through last day in February, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through last day in February, release wild steelhead.

Caldwell Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Caliche Lakes, Lower ((and)), Upper and West (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Calispell Creek (Calispell River) (Pend Oreille County):

From mouth to Calispell Lake: Year around season.

From Calispell Lake upstream to source: Selective fishery regulations.

Calligan Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. All tributary streams, and the upper third of the outlet are closed waters.

Campbell Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Campbell Lake (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season.

Campbell Lake (Skagit County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Canyon Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Canyon Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Canyon Creek (S.F. Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County), mouth to forks: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Capitol Lake (Thurston County), from its outlet to a point four hundred feet below the lowest Tumwater Falls (Deschutes River) fish ladder: Closed waters: Percival Cove, west of a set of markers on the western shoreline of the south basin of Capitol Lake. June 1 through July 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length eight inches. Additional August 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Carbon River (Pierce County), from its mouth to the Highway 162 Bridge: June 1 through January 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Additional February 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Carlisle Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Carl's Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Carney Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 and September 1 through October 31 seasons. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Carson Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cascade Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cascade Lake (San Juan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cascade River (Skagit County):

From the Rockport-Cascade Road Bridge upstream: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth to the Rockport-Cascade Road Bridge: October 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Cases Pond (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Cashmere Pond (Chelan County): Juveniles only.

Cassidy Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Castle Lake (Cowlitz County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length sixteen inches.

Cattail Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Cavanaugh Lake (Skagit County): Chumming permitted.

Cedar Creek (tributary of N.F. Lewis) (Clark County), from mouth to junction of Chelatchie Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release ((wild steelhead)) wild cutthroat.

Cedar Creek (Jefferson County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Cedar Creek (Okanogan County): Selective fishery rules. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Cedar Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cedar River (King County): Closed waters.

Chambers Lake (within Ft. Lewis Military Reservation) (Pierce County): Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Release all trout.

Chaplain Lake (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Chapman Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Chehalis River (Grays Harbor County), from Union Pacific Railroad Bridge in Aberdeen to high bridge on Weyerhaeuser 1000 line (approximately 400 yards downstream from Roger Creek): June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

Chehalis River, South Fork (Lewis County), from mouth to Highway Bridge at Boistfort: June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

Chehalis River Potholes (adjacent to the Chehalis River south of Highway 12 in Grays Harbor County, this does not include sloughs or beaver ponds): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Chelan Lake (Chelan County): Year around season except closed April 1 through June 30 north of a line between Purple Point at Stehekin and Painted Rocks and April 1 through June 30 within 400 feet of the mouths of all tributaries north of Fields Point. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two except south of Fields Point May 15 through September 30 daily limit 5, not more than two of which may be over 15 inches in length. Trout except kokanee minimum length 15 inches except south of Fields Point minimum length 8 inches May 15 through September 30. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit five, no minimum length. Salmon: Minimum length 15 inches. Burbot: One set line per angler, ((no)) maximum number of 5 hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Chelan Lake Tributaries (Chelan County), from mouths upstream one mile except Stehekin River: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Chelan River (Chelan County): Year around season. Selective fishery rules. Trout, minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

Chewelah Creek, forks and tributaries (Stevens County): Selective fishery regulations.

Chewuch River (Chewack River) (Okanogan County), from mouth to Lake Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout((,)): Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Chimacum Creek (Jefferson County):

From mouth to Ness's Corner Road: June 1 through August 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Ness's Corner Road to headwaters: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Chiwaukum Creek (Chelan County), from mouth to South Fork: Selective fishery regulations.

Chiwawa River (Chelan County), from mouth to Rock Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Chopaka Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one.

Cispus River (Lewis County), from mouth to North Fork: Trout: Additional season November 1 through May 31, steelhead only. Release wild steelhead and all fish other than steelhead.

Cispus River, North Fork (Lewis County): Trout: No more than one over twelve inches in length.

Clear Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. From July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Clallam River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Clara Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clear Lake (Pierce County): Chumming permitted.

Clear Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clear Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clearwater River (Jefferson County):

From mouth to Snahapish River: June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

From Snahapish River upstream: Trout, minimum length fourteen inches.

Cle Elum Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen, no minimum size. Burbot: One set line per angler, ((no)) maximum number of 5 hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Cle Elum River (Kittitas County), from mouth to Cle Elum Dam: Lawful to fish to base of Cle Elum Dam. Selective fishery rules. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish. Terminal gear restricted to one single barbless hook.

Cliff Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cloquallum Creek (Grays Harbor County):

From mouth to second bridge on Cloquallum Road: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From mouth to Highway 8 Bridge: Additional March 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Clough Creek (North Bend) (King County): Closed waters.

Clover Creek (Pierce County), within the boundaries of McChord Air Force Base: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length twelve inches.

Coal Creek (Cowlitz County), from mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Coal Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Coal Creek (near Snoqualmie) (King County), from mouth to Highway I-90: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Coffee Pot Lake (Lincoln County): March 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery rules except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit two. Bass: Daily limit two, maximum length fourteen inches. Crappie: Daily limit ten.

Coldwater Lake (Cowlitz County): Selective fishery regulations except use of electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length sixteen inches.

Coldwater Lake inlet and outlet streams (Cowlitz County): Closed waters.

Colville River (Stevens County):

From mouth to bridge at Town of Valley: Year around season. Trout: Daily limit five fish, not more than two of which may be brown trout October 1 through November 30. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit eight fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.

From bridge at Valley upstream and tributaries: Selective fishery regulations.

Columbia Park ((Pond)) Lagoon (Benton County): Juveniles and licensed adults accompanied by a juvenile only.

Columbia River, including impoundments and all connecting sloughs, except Wells Ponds: Year-round season unless otherwise provided. General species provisions (unless otherwise provided for in this section): Bass: Daily limit five fish, not more than three of which may be over 15 inches. Trout: Daily limit two fish, minimum length 12 inches, except release all Dolly Varden/Bull Trout. Walleye: Daily limit five fish of which not more than one may be over 24 inches, minimum length 18 inches. Whitefish: Daily limit 15 fish. All other gamefish: No daily limit, except release all grass carp. Bullfrog: Daily limit 10 frogs.

In the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon, the license of either state is valid. Anglers must comply with the fishing regulations of the state in which they are fishing. This provision does not allow an angler licensed in Oregon to fish on the Washington shore, or in the sloughs or tributaries in Washington.

Anglers fishing the Columbia River are restricted to one daily limit, as defined by the laws of the state in which they are fishing, even if they are licensed by both states.

From a true north-south line through Buoy 10 to the Megler-Astoria Bridge: ((Trout: Wild steelhead release. Release all steelhead April 1 through July 31.)) Trout: Release wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead April 1 through July 31. Fishing from the north jetty is allowed during salmon season openings.

From the Megler-Astoria Bridge to the I-5 Bridge: Closed waters: September 1 through September 30 at mouth of Abernathy Creek from the Washington shore to a line between Abernathy Point light and a boundary marker east of the mouth of Abernathy Creek. Trout: Release ((wild steelhead and)) wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead April 1 through May 15.

From the I-5 Bridge to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco, including Drano Lake: Closed waters: (1) From the upstream line of Bonneville Dam to boundary markers located six hundred feet below the fish ladder. (2) Waters from the upstream side of the Interstate Bridge at The Dalles to upper line of The Dalles Dam except that bank fishing is permitted up to four hundred feet below the fishway entrance on the Washington shore. (3) From John Day Dam downstream about three thousand feet except that bank fishing is permitted up to four hundred feet below the fishway entrance on the Washington shore. (4) From McNary Dam downstream to a line across the river from the red and white marker on the Oregon shore on a line that intersects the downstream end of the wing wall of the boat lock near the Washington shore. Trout: ((Release wild steelhead.)) Release wild cutthroat from I-5 Bridge to Bonneville Dam. Release all trout ((March 16)) April 1 through June 15.

From the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco to the old Hanford townsite (wooden towers) powerline crossing, in Sec. 30, T13N, R28E: Closed waters: Ringold Springs Creek (Hatchery Creek). Trout: Release ((wild steelhead)) all trout, except May through August 15 in those waters from the Ringold Hatchery from WDFW markers 1/4 mile downstream from the Ringold wasteway outlet to WDFW markers 1/2 mile upstream from Spring Creek when fishing from the bank on the hatchery side of the river.

From the old Hanford townsite (wooden towers) powerline crossing in Sec. 30, T13N, R28E, to Vernita Bridge, (Highway 24): All species: ((June 16)) February 1 through October 22 season. Trout: Release ((wild steelhead)) all trout.

From Vernita Bridge (Highway 24) to Priest Rapids Dam: Closed waters: (1) Priest Rapids Dam - waters between the upstream line of Priest Rapids Dam downstream to the boundary markers six hundred fifty feet below the fish ladders. (2) Jackson (Moran Creek or Priest Rapids Hatchery outlet) Creek - all waters of the Priest Rapids Hatchery system to the outlet on the Columbia River, extending to midstream Columbia between boundary markers located one hundred feet upstream and four hundred feet downstream of the mouth. All species: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Release ((wild steelhead)) all trout.

From Priest Rapids Dam to Chief Joseph Dam, including up to base of Washburn Pond outlet structure: Closed waters: (1) Wanapum Dam - waters between the upstream line of Wanapum Dam to the boundary markers seven hundred fifty feet downstream of the east fish ladder and five hundred feet downstream of the west fish ladder. (2) Rock Island Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the fish ladders. (3) Rocky Reach Dam - waters between the upstream line of Rocky Reach Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the fish ladders. (4) Wells Dam - waters between the upstream line of Wells Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the spawning channel discharge (Chelan County) and fish ladder (Douglas County). (5) Chief Joseph Dam - closed to fishing from the Okanogan County shore between the dam and the Highway 17 Bridge. Closed to boat fishing from the boundary marker to the Corps of Engineers safety zone marker. Trout: Release ((wild steelhead)) all trout.

Above Chief Joseph Dam: See Lake Roosevelt and Rufus Woods Lake.

Conconully Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Conconully Reservoir (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Conger Pond (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Connelly Creek and tributaries (Lewis County), from four hundred feet below the city of Morton Dam to its source: Closed waters.

Conner Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Coot Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Copalis River (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

((Coppei Creek (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.))

Cottage Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

((Cottonwood Creek (Asotin County): Trout: Release all steelhead.))

Cottonwood Creek (Lincoln County): Year around season.

Cougar Creek (tributary to Yale Reservoir) (Cowlitz County): June 1 through August 31 season.

Cougar Lake (near Winthrop) (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season.

Coulter Creek (Kitsap/Mason counties): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

County Line Ponds (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Cow Lake (Adams County): ((Channel catfish: Daily limit, five.)) Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Coweeman River (Cowlitz County), from mouth to Mulholland Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Cowiche Creek (Yakima County): Selective fishery rules.

Cowlitz Falls Reservoir (Lake Scanewa) (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cowlitz arm is the posted PUD sign on Peters Road. The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cispus arm is the posted markers at the Lewis County PUD kayak launch, approximately 1.5 miles upstream from the confluence of the Cowlitz and Cispus arms. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length eight inches.

Cowlitz River (Lewis County):

From mouth to Mayfield Dam: Year around season. Lawful to fish up to four hundred feet or the posted deadline at barrier dam. From the barrier dam downstream to a line from the mouth of Mill Creek to a boundary marker on the opposite shore, it is unlawful to fish from any floating device. All species: Release all fish except steelhead April 1 through May 31. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead. Below Barrier Dam release all steelhead missing right ventral fin.

From Mayfield Dam to mouth of Muddy Fork: Year around season. Release wild steelhead.

Cowlitz River, Clear and Muddy Forks (Lewis County): Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length may be retained.

Coyote Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Crab Creek (Adams/Grant counties):

From Highway 26 to Morgan Lake Road in Section 36: March 1 through September 30 season.

From Morgan Lake Road in Section 36 to O'Sullivan Dam (including Marsh Unit I and II impoundments): Closed waters.

Crab Creek (Lincoln County) and tributaries: Year around season.

Crabapple Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cranberry Creek (Mason County), mouth to Lake Limerick: Closed waters.

Crawfish Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Crescent Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Crystal Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cup Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Curl Lake (Columbia County): June 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Curley Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Damon Lake (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Davis Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Davis Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April to last day in February season.

Davis Lake (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season

Dayton Pond (Columbia County): Juveniles only.

((Deadman Creek (Garfield County): Year around season.))

Deadman Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

De Coursey Pond (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Deep Creek (Clallam County): Closed waters.

Deep Creek (tributary to Bumping Lake) (Yakima County): Mouth to second bridge crossing on USFS Rd. 1808 (approximately 3.7 miles from junction of USFS Rds. 1800 and 1808): Closed waters.

Deep Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Deep Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deep Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deep River (Wahkiakum County): Year around season. Trout: Minimum length 14 inches.

Deer Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Deer Creek and Little Deer Creek (tributaries to North Fork Stillaguamish) (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Deer Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Deer Lake (Island County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deer (Deer Springs) Lake (Lincoln County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Deer Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deer Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout: No more than two over twenty inches in length may be retained.

Dempsey Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

De Roux Creek (Yakima County): Selective fishery rules.

Deschutes River (Thurston County), from old U.S. Highway 99 Bridge near Tumwater to ((Vail Road Bridge one mile southwest of Lawrence Lake)) Henderson Boulevard Bridge near Pioneer Park, except waters from Old Highway 99 Bridge to four hundred feet below lowest Tumwater Falls fish ladder are closed waters: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Henderson Boulevard Bridge upstream: June 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery rules. All species: Release all fish except trout greater than twenty inches in length.

Desire Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Devereaux Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Devil's Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Dewatto River (Mason County): Trout, minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. ((Wild cutthroat release.))

From mouth to bridge on Bear Creek-Dewatto Road, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Diamond Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Dickey River (includes all forks) (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Dollar Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Dosewallips River (Jefferson County), from mouth to Olympic National Park boundary about three-quarters mile downstream of falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Dot Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Downs Lake (Lincoln/Spokane counties): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

((Dry Creek (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.))

Dry Falls Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Duck Lake (Grays Harbor County): Crappie: Daily limit ten.

Duckabush River (Jefferson County), from mouth to the Olympic National Park Boundary: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Dungeness River (Clallam County):

From mouth to junction of Gray Wolf and Dungeness River, October 16 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From junction of Gray Wolf River upstream to Gold Creek - Closed waters.

From junction of Gold Creek upstream to headwaters: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Dusty Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

((Eagle Lakes, Big and Little (King County): Closed waters.))

East Twin River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Ebey Lake (Little Lake) (Snohomish County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Eightmile Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit five, not more than two mackinaw may be retained.

Elbow Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Elk River (Grays Harbor County), from the Highway 105 Bridge upstream: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Ell Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Ellen Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Elochoman River (Wahkiakum County): Closed waters: Waters from 100 feet above the upper hatchery rack downstream to the Elochoman Hatchery Bridge located 400 feet below the upper hatchery rack; waters from a point 50 feet above to 100 feet below the outlet pipes from the most downstream Elochoman Hatchery rearing pond and extending 30 feet out from the south bank of the river; waters between the department of fish and wildlife temporary rack downstream to Foster (Risk) Road Bridge while rack is installed in the river; ((waters from the Beaver Creek Bridge to 200 feet below the weir at Beaver Creek Hatchery;)) mainstem waters from the confluence of the west fork to source.

From mouth to West Fork: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Elwha River (Clallam County): Closed waters: From south spillway on Aldwell Lake Dam downstream two hundred feet and from approximately fifty yards upstream to fifty yards downstream of Elwha Tribal Hatchery outfall as posted.

From mouth to two hundred feet below the south spillway on the Aldwell Lake Dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Lake Aldwell upstream to four hundred feet below spillway at Lake Mills Dam, including all tributaries except Indian Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Empire Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Enchantment Park Ponds (Chelan County): Juveniles only.

Entiat River (Chelan County), from mouth to Fox Creek: ((June 1 through March 31 season.)) Selective fishery ((regulations June 1 through November 30)) rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.)) Whitefish: Additional season December 1 through March 31. Selective fishery rules.

Erie Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Failor Lake (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fan Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Fazon Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited from first Friday in October through January 15. Channel catfish: Daily and possession limit two. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

((Findley Lake (King County): Closed waters.))

Finnel Lake (Adams County): ((Channel catfish: Daily limit five.)) Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Fio Rito Lakes (Kittitas County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Fish Lake (Chelan County): Trout: No more than two over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Fish Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fish Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fish Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Fisher Slough (Snohomish County):

From mouth to Highway 530 Bridge: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Upstream from Highway 530 Bridge: ((June 1 through October 31 season.)) Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Fishhook Pond (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Fishtrap Creek (Whatcom County): From Koh Road to Bender Road: June 1 through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Fishtrap Lake (Lincoln/Spokane counties): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Flowing Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Forde Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fort Borst Park Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Juveniles only.

Fortson Mill Pond # 2 (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Fourth of July Lake (Adams/Lincoln counties): December 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length may be retained.

Franz Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Frater Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Frenchman Hills Lake (Grant County): February 1 through September 30 season.

Gadwall Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Garfield Juvenile Pond (Whitman County): Juveniles only.

George Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Geneva Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Germany Creek (Cowlitz County), from mouth to end of Germany Creek Road (approximately five miles): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.

Gillette Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Gissberg Ponds (Snohomish County): Channel catfish: Daily limit 2, no minimum size.

Gobar Creek (tributary to Kalama River) (Cowlitz County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Gold Creek, Gold Creek Pond and Outlet Channel (tributary to Keechelus Lake) (Kittitas County): Closed waters.

Gold Creek (Okanogan County): From mouth to Foggy Dew Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Goldsborough Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Goodman Creek (Jefferson County) outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through last day in February, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Goodwin Lake (Snohomish County): Chumming permitted. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Goose Creek (Lincoln County), within the city limits of Wilbur: Year around season. Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Goose Lake, Lower (Adams County): Crappie: Not more than five over eight inches in length: Bluegill: Not more than five over six inches in length.

Gorst Creek (Kitsap County): Closed waters: From lower bridge on the old Belfair Highway upstream to source (including tributaries). From mouth upstream to lower bridge: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Gosnell Creek and tributaries (tributary to Lake Isabella) (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Goss Lake (Island County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Grande Ronde River (Asotin County):

From mouth to County Road Bridge about two and one-half miles upstream: Year around season. Selective fishery regulations September 1 through May 31. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

From County Road Bridge upstream to Oregon state line and all tributaries: ((June 1 through April 15 season.)) Selective fishery regulations June 1 through August 31. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. ((Release wild steelhead September 1 through April 15.)) Additional season November 1 through April 15: All tributaries: Closed waters. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Barbless hooks required.

Granite Creek and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Granite Lakes (near Marblemount) (Skagit County): Grayling: Release all grayling.

Gray Wolf River (Clallam County): From junction with Dungeness River to bridge at river mile 1.0 - Closed waters.

From bridge at river mile 1.0 upstream - selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Grays River (Wahkiakum County), from mouth to mouth of South Fork: September 1 through March 15 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Grays River, East Fork (Wahkiakum County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Grays River, West Fork (Wahkiakum County), downstream from Hatchery ((trap site)) Road Bridge: June 1 - August 31 season. Trout: Additional January 1 through March 15 season downstream from Hatchery Road Bridge. Release all fish other than trout and all trout less than twenty inches in length.

Green Lake and Green Lake, Lower (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Green (Duwamish) River (King County):

From the First Avenue Bridge to Tacoma Headworks Dam: June 1 through last day in February season, except waters from the Auburn-Black Diamond Bridge downstream to the 8th St. N.E. Bridge in Auburn are closed September 1 through October 15 and waters from the Auburn-Black Diamond Bridge downstream to the Highway 18 Bridge are closed September 1 through October 31. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through last day in February. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Wild steelhead may be retained July 1 through November 30.

From the SR 167 Freeway Bridge to the Tacoma Headworks Dam: Additional March 1 through March 15 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Green River (Cowlitz County): Closed waters: All tributaries.

From mouth to 2800 Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season except closed from the water intake at the upper end of the hatchery grounds downstream to a point 1500 feet below the salmon hatchery rack during the period September 1 through November 30. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches.

From 2800 Bridge to source: Closed waters.

Greenwater River (King County), from mouth to Greenwater Lakes: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Grimes Lake (Douglas County): June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Grizzly Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Halfmoon Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Halfmoon Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hallin Lake (Adams County): ((Channel catfish: Daily limit five.)) Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Hamilton Creek (Skamania County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. All tributaries downstream from the Highway 14 Bridge: Closed waters.

Hamma Hamma River (Mason County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.

From falls to mouth of Boulder Creek: Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.))

Hammersley Inlet Freshwater Tributaries (Mason County), except Mill Creek: Closed waters.

Hampton Lakes, Lower and Upper (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Hancock Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. All tributary streams and the upper third of the outlet are closed waters.

Harrison Pond (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Hart Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Harvey Creek (tributary to Sullivan Lake) (Pend Oreille County):

From mouth to Bridge 4830 on county road (about one and one-half miles): Closed waters.

From Bridge 4830 upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Harvey Creek (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Hatch Lake (Stevens County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Hatchery Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Haven Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hawk Creek (Lincoln County): Year around season. All tributaries: Closed waters.

Hays Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Headgate Pond (Asotin County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Heart Lake (near Anacortes) (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Heins Lake (Kitsap County): Closed waters.

Hemlock Lake (Trout Creek Reservoir) (Skamania County): June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Heritage Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hicks Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hog Canyon Lake (Spokane County): December 1 through March 31 season. Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length may be retained.

Hoh River (Jefferson County), from mouth to mouth of South Fork: June 1 through April 15 season. December 1 through April 15, from Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, from mouth to Highway 101 not more than one wild steelhead per day, and from Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, wild steelhead release.

Hoh River South Fork (Jefferson County), outside Olympic National Park boundary: June 1 through April 15 season. December 1 through April 15, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, wild steelhead release.

Hoko River (Clallam County): Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild cutthroat upstream from upper Hoko Bridge (cement bridge on Lake Ozette Highway).

From mouth to ((cement bridge on Lake Ozette Highway ())upper Hoko Bridge(())): Additional November 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From upper Hoko Bridge to Ellis Creek Bridge (river mile 18.5): Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. ((All species)) Trout: Release ((all fish)) wild cutthroat.

Homestead Lake (Grant County): Selective fishery rules. Trout: Daily limit one fish.

Hoquiam River, including all forks (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

((Horseshoe Lake (Clark/Cowlitz counties): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.))

Horseshoe Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit 1.

Horseshoe Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Horseshoe Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Horsethief Lake (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hourglass Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Howard Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Howell Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hozomeen Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season.

Huff Lake (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Humptulips River (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to forks: June 1 through ((April 30)) March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Humptulips River, East Fork (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to concrete bridge on Forest Service Road between Humptulips Guard Station and Grisdale: ((June 1 through April 30 season.)) Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Humptulips River, West Fork (Grays Harbor County)((, from)): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Mouth to ((bridge on Forest Service Road # 2204 (about one-half mile above the mouth of Chester Creek))) Donkey Creek Road Bridge: ((June 1)) Additional November 1 through ((April 30)) March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Hutchinson Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

I-82 Ponds, 1 and 2 (Yakima County): Walleye: Unlawful to retain walleye.

I-82 Ponds, 1 through 7 (Yakima County): Fishing from vessels equipped with internal combustion engines prohibited.

((Icehouse Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.))

Icicle River (Creek) (Chelan County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery rack: ((June 1 through March 31 season.)) Selective fishery rules. Trout((,)): Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.)) From Rock Island Bridge upstream to Leland Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Indian Creek (tributary to Elwha River) (Clallam County), from mouth upstream to first Highway 101 crossing: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Indian Creek (Yakima County): Closed waters.

((Indian Dan Pond (Okanogan County): July 1 through October 31 season.))

Indian Heaven Wilderness Lakes (Skamania County): Trout: Daily limit three.

Issaquah Creek (King County): Closed waters.

Jameson Lake (Douglas County): Last Saturday in April through July 4 and October 1 through October 31 seasons.

Jasmine Creek (Okanogan County): Year-round season. Juveniles only.

Jefferson Park Pond (Walla Walla County): ((Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.)) Juveniles only.

Jennings Park Pond (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Jewitt Creek (Klickitat County): Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

John's Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Johns River, including North and South Forks (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Johnson Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Johnson Creek (Whatcom County), from Northern Pacific Railroad tracks to the Lawson Street footbridge in Sumas: Juveniles only.

Jump-Off Joe Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Kachess Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen. Burbot: One set line per angler, ((no)) maximum number of 5 hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Kachess River (Kittitas County): Lawful to fish to base of Kachess Dam. Selective fishery rules. From Kachess Lake (Reservoir) upstream to Mineral Creek: Closed waters.

Kalaloch Creek (Jefferson County), outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Kalama River (Cowlitz County): Trout, minimum length 14 inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

From mouth upstream to one thousand feet below fishway at upper salmon hatchery: Year around season except during the period the temporary fish rack is installed. Waters from two hundred feet above to one thousand five hundred feet below the rack are closed waters. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited upstream of Modrow Bridge. Fly fishing only from the pipeline crossing to the posted deadline at the intake to the lower salmon hatchery. September 1 through October 31.

From one thousand feet below to one thousand feet above the fishway at upper salmon hatchery: Closed waters.

From one thousand feet above the fishway at the upper salmon hatchery to Summers Creek: Year around season. Selective fishery rules.

From Summers Creek upstream to the 6420 Road at about one mile above the gate at the end of the county road: June 1 through March 31 season. Fly fishing only.

From 6420 Road to Kalama Falls: Closed waters.

Kalispell Creek and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Kapowsin Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Kathleen Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Keechelus Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches, additionally up to sixteen kokanee may be retained. Burbot: One set line per angler, ((no)) maximum number of 5 hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Kelsey Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Kennedy Creek (Thurston County), from mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Kennedy Creek Pond (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Kettle River (Stevens County):

June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Selective fishery regulations, minimum length 12 inches. ((Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.))

Additional season: November 1 through March 31. All species except walleye and whitefish: Selective fishery ((regulations)) rules and release all fish. ((Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.)) Whitefish: Single hook only.

Additional season: April 1 through May 31. All species except whitefish: Selective fishery ((regulations)) rules and release all fish. Whitefish: Single hook only.

Ki Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Kidney Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Kimball Creek (near Snoqualmie) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Kings Lake and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Kings Lake Bog (King County): Closed waters.

Klaus Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except the inlet and outlet to first Weyerhaeuser spur are closed waters. ((Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.))

Klickitat River (Klickitat County):

From mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

From Fisher Hill Bridge to four hundred feet above # 5 fishway: Closed waters.

From four hundred feet above # 5 fishway to the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary: June 1 through November 30 season, except waters from boundary markers above Klickitat salmon hatchery to boundary markers below hatchery are closed waters. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

From the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary upstream to source, including all tributaries: Closed waters.

((Klineline Ponds (Clark County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.))

Koeneman Lake (Fern Lake) (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Kress Lake (Cowlitz County): ((Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.)) Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over eighteen inches in length may be retained.

Lacamas Creek (Clark County): Lawful to fish upstream to the base of Lacamas Lake Dam.

Lacamas Creek, tributary of Cowlitz River (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Lake Creek, ((upstream from Pasayten Wilderness boundary)) mouth to Three Prong Creek (Okanogan County): ((June 1 through August 31 season.)) Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Langlois Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Latah (Hangman) Creek (Spokane County): Year around season.

Lawrence Lake (Thurston County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Leader Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Ledbetter Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ledking Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Leech Lake (White Pass area) (Yakima County): Fly fishing only. Fishing prohibited from floating devices equipped with motors. Trout: No more than two over twelve inches in length.

Lemna Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Lenice Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Lena Lake, Lower (Jefferson County): Closed waters: Inlet stream from mouth upstream to footbridge (about one hundred feet).

Lenore Lake (Grant County): Closed waters: Area within two hundred yard radius of trash rack leading to the irrigation pumping station (south end of lake) and area approximately one hundred yards beyond the mouth of inlet stream to State Highway 17. March 1 through May 31 season: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. All species: Release all fish. Additional season June 1 through November 30: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit one.

Leo Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Lewis River (Clark County), from mouth to forks: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Lewis River, North Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):

From mouth to Johnson Creek: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From Johnson Creek to Colvin Creek: June 16 through April 30 season except those waters shoreward of the cable buoy and corkline at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery fish ladder are closed waters. Fishing from any floating device prohibited August 16 through October 15. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From mouth of Colvin Creek to overhead powerlines at Merwin Dam: December 16 through September 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From overhead powerlines at Merwin Dam to Merwin Dam: Closed waters.

From the cable crossing 1,300 feet below Yale Dam to Yale Dam: Closed waters.

Within Lewis River Power Canal and old Lewis River streambed between Swift No. 1 powerhouse and Swift No. 2 powerhouse: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

From Eagle Cliff Bridge to lower falls including all tributaries: Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Lewis River, East Fork (south) (Clark/Skamania counties): Closed waters: From the posted markers four hundred feet below to one hundred feet above Lucia Falls; from four hundred feet below to four hundred feet above Molton Falls; from four hundred feet below Horseshoe Falls to one hundred feet above Sunset Falls. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From mouth to four hundred feet below Horseshoe Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From one hundred feet above Sunset Falls to source: June 1 through December 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Mouth to posted markers at top boat ramp at Lewisville Park: Trout: Additional April 16 through May 31 season. Release all fish other than steelhead.

Liberty Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Lilly Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Lincoln Pond (Clallam County): Juveniles only.

((Little Ash Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.))

Little Bear Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Little Klickitat River (Klickitat County), within Goldendale city limits: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Little Lost Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Little Naches River (Yakima County)((, Pileup Creek to Road 1913 Bridge)): Selective fishery regulations.

Little Nisqually River (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Little Quilcene River (Jefferson County), from mouth to the Little Quilcene River Bridge on Penny Creek Road, June 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Little Spokane River (Spokane County):

From mouth to SR 291 Bridge: Year around season.

From SR 291 Bridge upstream to the West Branch: April 30 through October 31 season. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Little Twin Lake (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Little Twin Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31.

Little Wenatchee River (Chelan County), from Lake Wenatchee to the falls below U.S. Forest Service Road 6700 Bridge at Riverside Campground: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Little White Salmon River (Skamania County): Closed waters: From markers at federal fish hatchery a distance of one thousand five hundred feet upstream to fishway. Trout: Daily limit five.

((Loma Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.))

Long Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Unlawful to fish from floating devices equipped with motors.

Long Lake (Kitsap County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Long Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Long Lake (Spokane River Reservoir) (Spokane County): Bass: Release all bass May 1 through June 30.

Long Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Long's Pond (Thurston County): Juveniles only.

Loomis Lake (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Loomis Pond (Grays Harbor County): Closed waters.

Loon Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five, except no more than two over twenty inches in length may be retained. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Lost Lake (Okanogan County): Unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine.

Lost River (Okanogan County):

From one-quarter mile above bridge to mouth of Monument Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

From mouth of ((Drake)) Monument Creek to outlet of Cougar Lake: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit. Dolly Varden/Bull Trout daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Love Lake (Clark County): Closed waters.

((Lower Lena Lake (Jefferson County): Closed waters: Inlet stream from mouth upstream to footbridge (about one hundred feet).))

Lucas Slough (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Ludlow Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Lyons Park Pond (at College Place) (Walla Walla County): ((Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.)) Juveniles only.

Lyre River (Clallam County):

From mouth to falls near river mile 3: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From falls to source: Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mad River (Chelan County), from mouth upstream to Jimmy Creek: Closed waters.

Maggie Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Marie Lake (Hampton Sloughs) (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Margaret Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Marshal Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Martha Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Martha Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

May Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

McAllister Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McCabe Pond (Kittitas County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited. All species: Five fish daily limit for all species combined.

McDonald Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McDowell Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish.

McIntosh Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

McLane Creek (Thurston County), from the south bridge on Highway 101 upstream: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McLane Creek Ponds (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

McMurray Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31.

Medical Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Medical Lake, West (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Melaney Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Melbourne Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mercer Creek (Kittitas County), that portion within Ellensburg city limits: Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Mercer Slough (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Merrill Lake (Cowlitz County): Fly fishing only. Unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine. Trout: Daily limit two, maximum length twelve inches.

Merritt Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Merry Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Methow River (Okanogan County):

From mouth upstream to ((second powerline crossing (approximately 1 mile))) the falls above Brush Creek: ((June 1 through March 31 season.)) Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.

From second powerline crossing to mouth of Lost River: Selective fishery regulations June 1 through September 30. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.)) Whitefish: Additional season December 1 through March 31. Selective fishery rules.

Methow River tributaries except Chewuck, Lost and Twisp Rivers: Selective fishery rules. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Middle Nemah Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

((Migraine Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.))

Mill Creek (Chelan County): Closed waters.

Mill Creek (Cowlitz County)((, from mouth to forks (approximately one mile))): ((June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.)) Closed waters.

Mill Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Mill Creek (Walla Walla County):

From mouth to 9th St. Bridge: June 1 through April 15 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead September 1 through April 15. ((Trout: Release wild steelhead.)) Barbless hooks required.

From 9th St. Bridge to Roosevelt St. Bridge, within city limits of Walla Walla: Closed waters.

From Roosevelt St. Bridge to Bennington Lake flood diversion dam: Trout: Daily limit five.

From Bennington Lake flood diversion dam upstream, including all tributaries: ((June 1 through October 31 season.)) All tributaries: Closed waters. Selective fishery rules. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

Mill Creek Pond (Grays Harbor County): Juveniles only.

Mill Pond (Auburn) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Mill Pond (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mima Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mineral Creek (tributary to upper Kachess River) (Kittitas County), from mouth to Wilderness Boundary: Closed waters.

Mineral Creek (tributary to Nisqually River), and Mineral Creek, North Fork (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mineral Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Minter Creek (Pierce/Kitsap counties): Closed waters: Area from department intake dam downstream to mouth. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Mirror Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Mission Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Moclips River (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to outside the Quinault Indian Reservation: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Monte Christo Lake (Snohomish County): June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Mooses Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Moran Slough (including inlet and outlet streams) (Grant County): Closed waters.

Morgan Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Morse Creek (Clallam County), from mouth to Port Angeles Dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Moses Lake (Grant County): Crappie: Daily limit five, only crappie more than ten inches in length may be retained. Bluegill: Daily limit five, only bluegill more than eight inches in length may be retained.

Mosquito Creek (Jefferson County) outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Muck Creek and tributaries (within Ft. Lewis Military Reservation) (Pierce County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all trout.

Mud Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mud Lake (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two.

Mudget Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Munn Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Muskegon Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two.

Myron Lake (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two.

Mystic Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Naches River (Yakima/Kittitas counties):

From the mouth to ((Rattlesnake Creek)) Little Naches River: Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish. Terminal gear restricted to one single barbless hook.

From ((Rattlesnake Creek to)) Little Naches River upstream: Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.))

Naneum Creek (Kittitas County): Selective fishery rules.

Naneum Pond (Kittitas County): Juveniles only.

Naselle River (Pacific/Wahkiakum counties), from Highway 101 Bridge upstream including all forks: Closed waters: Area from four hundred feet below falls in Sec. 6, T10N, R8W (Wahkiakum County) to falls, and September 1 through January 31, waters within four hundred feet both upstream and downstream of the entrance to the Naselle Salmon Hatchery. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

From Highway 101 Bridge to mouth of North Fork: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

South Fork, from mouth to Bean Creek: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Nason Creek (Chelan County): Selective fishery rules. From the ((Kahler Creek Bridge (near Coles Corner))) mouth upstream to ((Stevens Creek)) the downstream end of the Cascade Tunnel: ((Selective fishery regulations.)) Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

From the downstream end of the Cascade Tunnel upstream to Smith Brook: Closed waters.

From Smith Brook to Stevens Creek: Selective fishery rules.

Nason Creek Fish Pond (Chelan County): Juveniles and disabled persons only.

Negro Creek (Lincoln County): ((June 16 through March 31)) Year-round season from mouth at Sprague Lake to town of Sprague.

Negro Creek (Whitman County): Last Saturday in April through July 15 season.

Nemah River, North, Middle, and South: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Newhalem Ponds (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

((New Mire Creek (tributary of Lake Sawyer) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.))

Newaukum River, main river((, Middle Fork)) and South Fork (Lewis County): June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches mouth to Highway 508 Bridge near Kearny Creek. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Newaukum River, Middle Fork (Lewis County): June 1 to March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches mouth to Taucher Road Bridge.

Newaukum River, North Fork (Lewis County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below Chehalis city water intake: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Chehalis city water intake upstream: Closed waters.

Niawiakum River (Pacific County): Trout: Minimum length sixteen inches Highway 101 Bridge to South Bend/Palix Road Bridge.

Nile Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Nisqually River (Pierce County), from mouth to four hundred feet below LaGrande Powerhouse: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Nooksack River (Whatcom County), from mouth to forks, Middle Fork to Dam and North Fork to Nooksack Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Fishing from floating devices equipped with motors prohibited on the North and Middle Forks November 1 through March 15. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Nooksack River, South Fork (Skagit/Whatcom counties):

((From its mouth to source: During all open periods: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.))

From mouth to Skookum Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. ((Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited November 1 through March 15.)) Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Skookum Creek upstream: ((Trout: Release all steelhead June 1 through September 30.)) Closed waters.

No Name Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

North Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

North Elton Ponds (Yakima County): December 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

North Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

North Potholes Reserve Ponds (Grant County): February 1 through ((October 10)) the day before opening of waterfowl season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited, except float tubes permitted.

North River (Grays Harbor/Pacific counties), from Highway 105 Bridge upstream: Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

From Highway 105 Bridge to Falls River: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Northern State Hospital Pond (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Northwestern Reservoir (Klickitat/Skamania counties): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Nunnally Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Closed waters: Outlet stream of Nunnally Lake. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

((Oak Creek (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.))

Oakland Bay freshwater tributaries (Mason County), except Goldsborough Creek (including Shelton Creek, Canyon Creek, Uncle John Creek, Campbell Creek, Melaney Creek, Deer Creek, John's Creek, and Cranberry Creek to Lake Limerick): Closed waters.

Ohanapecosh Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis/Pierce counties): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Ohop Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Okanogan River (Okanogan County): Year around season. Selective fishery rules. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches. Closed waters: From Zosel Dam downstream to one-quarter mile below the railroad trestle. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Old Fishing Hole Pond (Kent) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Olequa Creek (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Osborne Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Outlet Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Owens Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Ozette River (Clallam County), outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Packwood Lake (Lewis County): Closed waters: All inlet streams and outlet from log boom to dam. Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length ten inches.

Padden Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Palix River, including all forks (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Palouse River and tributaries (Whitman County): Year around season.

Palmer Lake (Okanogan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Burbot: ((A single set line per fisher with unlimited hooks may be used for burbot, provided the set line is clearly identified with the fisher's name and address.)) One set line per angler, maximum number of 5 hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Pampa Pond (Whitman County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Panhandle Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Panther Creek (Chelan County): Closed waters.

Panther Creek (tributary to Wind River) (Skamania County): ((Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.)) Closed waters.

Panther Lake (Kitsap/Mason counties): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Para-Juvenile Lake (Adams/Grant counties): March 1 through July 31 season. Juveniles only.

Park Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Parker Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pass Lake (Skagit County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. ((Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.)) All species: Release all fish.

Pataha Creek (Garfield County):

((From mouth to Pomeroy city limits: Year around season.))

Within the city limits of Pomeroy: ((Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.)) Juveniles only.

From city limits of Pomeroy upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Patterson Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pattison Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Peabody Creek (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Pearrygin Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Pend Oreille River (Pend Oreille County): Year around season. All sloughs within the boundaries of the Kalispell Reservation except Calispell Slough: Closed waters.

Perch Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Percival Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Petit Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Phalon Lake (Stevens County): Closed waters.

Phantom Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Pheasant Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Philippa Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Phillips Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pilchuck Creek (Snohomish County), mouth to Highway 9 Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishing regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Additional December 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Pilchuck River (Snohomish County)

From its mouth to five hundred feet downstream from the Snohomish City diversion dam: December 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From 500 feet below diversion dam to diversion dam: Closed waters.

Pillar Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Pine Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pine Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pioneer Ponds (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Pipers (Carkeek) Creek (King County), from its mouth to its source, including tributaries: Closed waters.

Pleasant Lake (Clallam County): Trout: Kokanee minimum length eight inches, maximum length twenty inches.

Plummer Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Poacher Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Portage Creek (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Potholes Reservoir (Grant County): Crappie and bluegill: Combined daily limit twenty-five fish.

Potter's Pond (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pratt River (tributary to Middle Fork Snoqualmie) (King County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Prices Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Promised Land Pond (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Purdy Creek (Mason County): June 1 through August 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Pysht River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Puyallup River (Pierce County):

From mouth to the Electron power plant outlet: June 1 through January 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to the Soldier's Home Bridge in Orting: Additional February 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Quail Lake (Adams County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from any floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish.

Quarry Pond (Walla Walla County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Quilcene River (Jefferson County):

From mouth to upper boundary of Falls View Campground June 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

From Highway 101 Bridge upstream to the electric weir at the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery: Closed waters.

((From the upper boundary of Falls View Campground to the water diversion at the mouth of Tunnel Creek: Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.))

Quillayute River (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Quinault River, Upper (Jefferson County), from mouth at upper end of Quinault Lake to the National Park boundary: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Quincy Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Raging River (King County), from its mouth to the Highway 18 Bridge: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Rainbow Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Rapjohn Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Rat Lake (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Rattlesnake Creek (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Rattlesnake Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor allowed.

Ravensdale Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Reflection Pond (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Renner Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ridley Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Riffe Lake (Reservoir) (Lewis County): Lawful to fish up to the base of Swofford Pond Dam.

Rigley Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Riley Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Rimrock Lake (Reservoir) (Yakima County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Ringold Springs Creek (Hatchery Creek) (Franklin County): Closed waters.

Robbins Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Rock Creek (below Landsburg) (King County): Closed waters.

Rock Creek (Skamania County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Rocky Ford Creek and Ponds (Grant County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from bank only (no wading). ((Trout: Daily limit one.)) All species: Release all fish.

Rocky Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. June 1 through October 31 selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Roosevelt Lake (Ferry/Lincoln/Stevens counties): All species: Closed February 1 through May 31 in San Poil arm upstream from mouth of Manilla Creek, and April 1 through May 31 in Kettle arm upstream to Napoleon Bridge. Trout: No more than two over twenty inches in length. Only kokanee with a missing adipose fin may be retained. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.

Rose Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ross Lake (Reservoir) (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor allowed. Trout: Daily limit three, possession limit six, minimum length thirteen inches.

Ross Lake tributary streams (Whatcom County), except Big Beaver Creek and Ruby Creek: Closed waters: From closed water markers near mouth upstream for one mile. Above closed water marker in tributaries not listed as closed: July 1 through October 31 season.

Round Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Rowland Lakes (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Royal Lake (Adams County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Royal Slough (including Marsh Unit IV impoundments) (Adams County): Closed waters.

Ruby Creek (tributary to Ross Lake) (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

Rufus Woods Lake (Douglas County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Sacheen Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Saddle Mountain Lake (Grant County): Closed waters.

Sago Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Salmon Creek (Clark County), from mouth to 72nd Avenue N.E: June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release all steelhead and wild cutthroat. Additional season: November 1 through March 15. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Salmon Creek, including all forks (Jefferson County): Closed waters.

Salmon Creek, North Fork and West Fork from mouth to South Fork (Okanogan County): Selective fishery regulations.

Salmon Creek (tributary of Naselle River) (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Salmon Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Salmon River (Jefferson County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Salt Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From mouth to bridge on Highway 112: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Samish Lake (Whatcom County): ((Chumming permitted.)) Trout: Cutthroat trout daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Samish River (Whatcom County):

From its mouth to the old Highway 99 Bridge and from the department rack to the Hickson Bridge: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead December 1 through March 15.

From Highway 99 Bridge to department salmon rack: Closed waters.

Sammamish Lake (King County): Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length. Release all kokanee. Kokanee/sockeye under fifteen inches are kokanee while those fifteen inches and over are sockeye salmon. December 1 through June 30: Release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length.

Sammamish River (Slough) (King County), from the 68th Avenue N.E. Bridge to Lake Sammamish: Closed waters: All tributaries. June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all trout.

Sandyshore Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Sarge Hubbard Park Pond (Yakima County): Juveniles and holders of disability licenses only.

Satsop Lakes (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Satsop River, including all forks (Grays Harbor County): Selective fishery regulations on East Fork upstream from mouth of Bingham Creek. All open periods: Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat, except on east fork above Bingham Creek.

From mouth to bridge at Schafer Park: Additional November 1 through March ((15)) 31 season. ((Release wild steelhead.))

Middle Fork (Turnow Branch), from mouth to ((posted deadline at bridge on Matlock Grisdale)) Cougar-Smith Road: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. ((Trout: Release wild steelhead.))

West Fork, from mouth to bridge on Matlock Grisdale Road: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. ((Trout: Release wild steelhead.))

Sauk River (Skagit/Snohomish counties):

From mouth to the mouth of the White Chuck River: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth of the White Chuck River to headwaters, including North and South Forks: Selective fishery regulations. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From mouth to the Darrington Bridge: Additional March 1 through April 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Sawyer, Lake (King County): Chumming permitted.

Scabrock Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Schaefer Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Sekiu River (Clallam County): All open periods: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to forks: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Release wild steelhead.

Shady Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: No more than one over fourteen inches in length.

Shannon, Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout: Minimum length six inches and maximum length eighteen inches.

Shellneck Creek (Yakima County): Closed waters.

Shelton Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Sherman Creek (Ferry County):

From the mouth at Lake Roosevelt upstream to four hundred feet above the water diversion dam for the hatchery: Closed waters, except December 1 through August 31 season from the mouth upstream to the hatchery boat dock.

Sherry Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Sherwood Creek (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Sherwood Creek Mill Pond (Mason County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Minimum length 14 inches, daily limit 2 fish.

Shiner Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Shoe Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Shoecraft Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Shoveler Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Shye Lake (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Sidley Lake (Okanogan County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Siebert Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Silent Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Silver Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County), mouth to USFS Road 4778: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Silver Lake (Cowlitz County): Use of water dogs or salamanders for fishing prohibited. Bass: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Silver Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Silver Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Similkameen River (Okanogan County):

From mouth to Enloe Dam: June 1 through ((March)) August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations ((June 1 through November 30)). Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.)) Additional season December 1 through March 31. Selective fishery rules. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

From Enloe Dam to Canadian border: Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Sinlahekin Creek (Okanogan County), from Palmer Lake to Cecile Creek bridge: June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Sixteen Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom counties):

From mouth to the Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon): Year around season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release steelhead ((April)) March 1 through May 31. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon) upstream to ((Gorge Powerhouse at Newhalem)) pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley: June 1 through ((last day in February)) March 31 season ((except closed June 15 through August 31 between a line 200 feet above the east bank of the Baker River to a line 200 feet below the west bank of the Baker River.)) Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley to Bacon Creek: June 1 through March 15 season except closed June 1 through August 31 between a line 200 feet above the east bank of the Baker River to a line 200 feet below the west bank of the Baker River. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From Bacon Creek to Gorge Powerhouse: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the Gorge Powerhouse to Gorge Dam: Closed waters.

((From Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon) to pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley: Additional March 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley to mouth of Bacon Creek: Additional March 1 through March 15 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.))

From the ((Dalles Bridge at Concrete)) pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley to the mouth of Bacon Creek: Additional March 16 through April 30 season. Selective fishery regulations, except lawful to fish from a floating device equipped with a motor but not while under power. All species: Release all fish.

Skamokawa Creek (Wahkiakum County), mouth to forks just below Oatfield and Middle Valley Road: November 1 through March 15 season. All species: Release all fish other than steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead.

Skate Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length.

Skokomish River (Mason County), mouth to forks: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Skokomish River, South Fork (Mason County):

From mouth to mouth of Church Creek: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

From mouth of Church Creek to headwaters: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches.

Skokomish River, North Fork (Mason County):

From mouth to lower dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead ((and wild cutthroat)).

Above Lake Cushman, mouth to Olympic National Park boundary: June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all fish.

Skookum Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Skookum Lakes, North and South (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Skookumchuck Reservoir (Thurston County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Skookumchuck River (Thurston County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below the outlet of the PP&L/WDFW steelhead rearing pond located at the base of the Skookumchuck Dam: June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From Skookumchuck Reservoir upstream and all tributaries: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Skykomish River (Snohomish County):

From mouth to mouth of Sultan River: June 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through last day in February from the boat ramp below Lewis Street Bridge at Monroe downstream two thousand five hundred feet. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Additional March 1 through April 30 season: Selective fishery regulations. Fishing from any floating device prohibited from the boat ramp below Lewis Street Bridge at Monroe downstream two thousand five hundred feet. All species: Release all fish.

From the mouth of the Sultan River to the forks: June 1 through March 31 season, except closed June 1 to 8:00 a.m. August 1 in those waters one thousand five hundred feet upstream and one thousand feet downstream of the outlet at Skykomish Rearing Ponds. Fishing from any floating device prohibited in the area one thousand five hundred feet upstream and one thousand feet downstream of the outlet at Skykomish Rearing Ponds. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead March 1 through March 31.

Skykomish River, North Fork (Snohomish County):

From mouth to one thousand feet downstream from Bear Creek Falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From one thousand feet below Bear Creek Falls to ((one thousand feet above Bear)) Deer Creek Falls: Closed waters.

((From one thousand feet upstream of Bear Creek Falls to Quartz Creek: Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.))

Skykomish River, South Fork (King/Snohomish counties):

From mouth to six hundred feet downstream from the Sunset Falls Fishway: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From a point six hundred feet downstream of the Sunset Falls Fishway to the Sunset Falls Fishway: Closed waters.

From Sunset Falls to source: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through last day in February season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

Smith Creek (near North River) (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Snake River: Year around season. Closed to the taking of all trout April 1 through June 15. Trout: Daily limit six, minimum length ten inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release all steelhead June 16 through August 31. Release wild steelhead September 1 through March 31. Barbless hooks required when fishing for steelhead on that portion of the Snake River which forms the boundary between Washington and Idaho.

Closed waters: Within four hundred feet of the base of any dam and within a four hundred foot radius around the fish ladder entrance at Lyons Ferry Hatchery, within a two hundred foot radius upstream of the fish ladder exit above Lower Granite Dam, and within an area one thousand two hundred feet downstream from the base of the west lock gate at Little Goose Dam on the south bank of the Snake River and one hundred feet out into the river from said river bank.

Snipe Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Snohomish River (Snohomish County), including all channels, sloughs, and interconnected waterways, but excluding all tributaries: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Snoqualmie River (King County):

From mouth to the falls: June 1 through March 31 season, except waters within the Puget Power tunnel at the falls and within fifty feet of any point on Puget Power's lower Plant # 2 building (north bank) are closed waters. June 1 through November 30 selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor allowed. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through March 31 from the mouth of Tokul Creek downstream to the boat ramp at Plumb access, about one-quarter mile. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Snoqualmie Falls, including the North and South Forks: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches. ((Whitefish:)) Additional November 1 through ((last day in February)) May 31 season. Selective fishery rules. All species: Release all fish ((other than whitefish)).

Snoqualmie Middle Fork from mouth to source including all tributaries: June 1 through May 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Snow Creek (Jefferson County), including all tributaries except Crocker Lake: Closed waters.

Sol Duc River (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. November 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery to the Highway 101 Bridge downstream from Snider Creek. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, from mouth to the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery, not more than one wild steelhead per day. November 1 through April 30, from the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery to the Highway 101 Bridge downstream from Snider Creek, release wild steelhead.

Sooes River (Suez River) (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Soos Creek (King County), from mouth to salmon hatchery rack: June 1 through August 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

South Bend Mill Pond (Pacific County): Juveniles only.

South Prairie Creek (Pierce County), mouth to Page Creek: Closed waters.

Spada Lake (Reservoir) (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Spada Lake (Reservoir) tributaries (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Spanaway Lake outlet downstream to the dam (approximately 800 feet) (Pierce County): Year around season.

Spearfish Lake (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Spectacle Lake (Kittitas County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Spectacle Lake (Okanogan County): March 1 through July 31 season. ((All species: Release all fish except trout.))

Spirit Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Spokane River (Spokane County):

From SR 25 Bridge upstream to the Seven Mile Bridge, except Long Lake, formed by Long Lake Dam (see also Long Lake): Year around season except walleye. Trout: Daily limit five, no more than two over twenty inches in length. Walleye: Daily limit eight, no more than one over twenty inches in length. Release walleye sixteen inches to twenty inches in length, and April 1 through May 31 release all walleye.

From Seven Mile Bridge upstream to the Monroe Street Dam: Year around season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one. Release wild trout.

From Monroe Street Dam upstream to Upriver Dam: Year around season.

From Upriver Dam upstream to the Idaho/Washington state line: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length 12 inches.

Sportsman's Lake (San Juan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Sprague Lake (Adams/Lincoln counties):

Waters northeast of the lakeside edge of the reeds to Danekas Road: Closed waters: Inlet stream (Negro Creek), April 1 through June 15. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. ((Channel catfish: Daily limit five.))

Waters southeast of the lakeside edge of the reeds to Danekas Road: July 1 through September 15 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. ((Channel catfish: Daily limit five.))

Spring Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Spring Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Spring Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Spring Lakes (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Squalicum Lake (Whatcom County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Starvation Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through May 31 season. Additional June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Steel Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stehekin River (Chelan County), from the mouth to Agnes Creek: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fifteen inches. Additional March 1 through June 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Stetattle Creek (Whatcom County), from its mouth to mouth of Bucket Creek (one and one-half miles upstream): Closed waters.

Stevens Creek (Grays Harbor County), mouth to Highway 101 Bridge: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Stevens, Lake (Snohomish County): Chumming permitted. Bass: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Steves Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stillaguamish River (Snohomish County):

From mouth to Warm Beach-Stanwood Highway, including all sloughs: Year around season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From Warm Beach-Stanwood Highway to the forks, except from the barrier dam (downstream of I-5) downstream two hundred feet which is closed waters: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead May 1 through November 30.))

Stillaguamish River, North Fork (Snohomish County), from mouth to Swede Heaven Bridge: ((Year around season. Fly fishing only April 16)) March 1 through November 30 all species: Fly fishing only and release all fish other than trout greater than twenty inches in length that are missing the adipose fin. Fishing from any floating device prohibited upstream of the Highway 530 Bridge at mile post 28.8 (Cicero Bridge). December 1 through last day in February: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead March 1 through November 30.)) Fishing from any floating device prohibited upstream of the Highway 530 Bridge at mile post 28.8 (Cicero Bridge).

Stillaguamish River, South Fork (Snohomish County):

From mouth to four hundred feet downstream of the outlet to fishway at Granite Falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From four hundred feet below the outlet of the end of the fishway to Mt. Loop Highway bridge above Granite Falls: Closed waters.

From Mt. Loop Highway Bridge above Granite Falls to source: June 1 through ((April 1 through May 31, release all walleye)) November 30 season.

Storm Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stratford/Brook Lake (Grant County): February 1 through September 30 season.

Stump Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Suiattle River (Skagit County): Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Additional season: November 1 through April 30 from mouth to Buck Creek. Selective fishery rules. No fishing from a floating device. All species: Release all fish.

Sullivan Creek (Pend Oreille County), from Mill Pond upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Sultan River (Snohomish County), from its mouth to a point four hundred feet downstream from the diversion dam at river mile 9.7: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Sultan River, North and South Forks (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Summit Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Summit Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Sunday Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Sutherland Lake (Clallam County): Chumming permitted.

Swamp Creek (tributary to Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Swan Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Swan's Mill Pond (Stossel Creek) (King County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Swauk Creek (Kittitas County)((, from mouth to Iron Creek)): Selective fishery regulations.

Swift Reservoir (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Swofford Pond (Lewis County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Daily and possession limit two. Only bass less than twelve inches or over eighteen inches in length may be retained. Channel catfish: Minimum length twenty inches.

Tahuya River (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length ((twelve)) fourteen inches. ((Release wild cutthroat.))

From mouth to Bear Creek-Dewatto Road crossing, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Taneum Creek (Kittitas County): Selective fishery regulations.

Tanwax Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Tapps Lake (Reservoir) intake canal (Pierce County), to within four hundred feet of the screen at Dingle Basin: Year around season.

Tarboo Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tate Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Taylor River (tributary to the Middle Fork Snoqualmie) (King County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Teal Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Tenas Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Teanaway River, including North Fork (Kittitas County): Selective fishery rules.

Tennant Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited from first Friday in October through January 15.

Terrell, Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited the first Saturday after Labor Day through the following Friday and from ((first Friday in)) October 1 through January 15 except fishing from floating dock permitted. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Thomas Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Thornton Creek (tributary to Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Tibbetts Creek (tributary to Lake Sammamish) (King County): Closed waters.

Tieton River (Yakima County): Lawful to fish to base of Tieton (Rimrock) Dam. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Tieton River, North Fork (Yakima County), upstream from Rimrock Lake: Closed waters: Spillway channel. June 1 through August 15 season.

Tieton River, South Fork (Yakima County): From mouth to bridge on USFS Rd. 1070 (approximately 12.5 miles): Closed waters.

Tiger Lake (Kitsap/Mason counties): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tilton River (Lewis County), from mouth to West Fork: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length.

Tilton River, East, North, South and West Forks (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Toad Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tokul Creek (King County):

From mouth to the posted cable boundary marker located approximately seven hundred feet upstream of the mouth: December 1 through March 31 season, closed 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. daily. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From the posted cable boundary marker located approximately seven hundred feet upstream of the mouth to the railroad trestle: Closed waters.

Tolt River (King County):

From mouth to the USGS trolley cable near the confluence of the North and South Forks: June 1 through last day in February season. June 1 through November 30, selective fishery ((regulations)) rules. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From the USGS trolley cable to the mouth of Yellow Creek on the North Fork, and to the dam on the South Fork: Closed waters.

From mouth of Yellow Creek upstream on North Fork: Year-round season. Trout: Selective fishery ((regulations)) rules and release all trout.

From dam upstream on South Fork: Selective fishery ((regulations)) rules. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Totem Lakes 1 and 2 (Whatcom County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Daily limit may not contain more than three bass over fifteen inches in length.

Touchet River (Columbia/Walla Walla counties):

From mouth to confluence of north and south forks: June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five. ((Release wild steelhead.)) Additional season: November 1 through April 15. Barbless hooks required. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and brown trout. ((Trout: Steelhead and brown trout minimum size twenty inches. Release wild steelhead.))

From confluence of north and south forks upstream, including all tributaries: June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery rules. Release all steelhead.

Toutle River (Cowlitz County):

From mouth to forks, and North Fork from the mouth to the posted deadline below the fish collection facility: June 1 through November 30 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches.

From the posted deadline below the fish collection facility upstream to the headwaters, including all tributaries, but excepting Castle and Coldwater Lakes: Closed waters.

Toutle River, South Fork (Cowlitz County), mouth to source: Closed waters: All tributaries. June 1 through November 30 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. Mouth to 4100 Road Bridge: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

Tradition Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less then twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Trapper Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Trout Creek (tributary to Wind River) (Skamania County): ((Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.)) Closed waters.

Trout Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Trout Lake (tributary to Big White Salmon River) (Klickitat County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Tucannon River (Columbia/Walla Walla counties): Closed waters: All tributaries. During all open periods release wild steelhead.

From the Highway 261 Bridge upstream to Turner Road Bridge: Trout: Daily limit five, no more than two of which may be steelhead. Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and whitefish.

From the Turner Road Bridge upstream to the Cummings Creek Bridge: Selective fishery rules. Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and whitefish.

From the Cummings Creek Bridge upstream to ((the)) a sign referencing Deer Lake ((footbridge)) about 3/4 mile upstream of the Tucannon hatchery: Closed waters.

From ((the)) a sign referencing Deer Lake ((footbridge)) to the Panjab Creek Bridge: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout in the daily trout limit, minimum length twenty-four inches.

From the Panjab Creek Bridge upstream: Closed waters.

Tucannon River tributaries (Columbia/Walla Walla counties): Closed waters.

((Tunnel Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.))

Twin Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Twin Lakes (Chelan County) and tributaries and outlet stream to junction with the Napeequa River: Closed waters.

Twisp River (Okanogan County), from mouth to War Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

Tye River (King County): Foss River to Alpine Falls June 1 through October 31 season: Selective fishery ((regulations)) rules. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Whitefish: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Release all fish other than whitefish. From Alpine falls upstream: Trout: Minimum size ten inches.

U Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Umtanum Creek (Kittitas County): Selective fishery rules.

Uncle John Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Union Creek (Yakima County): From mouth upstream to falls (approximately 1/4 mile): Closed waters.

Union River (Mason County):

From mouth to watershed boundary: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to lower bridge on the Old Belfair Highway, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From watershed boundary to source, including all tributaries: Closed waters.

Upper Wheeler Reservoir (Chelan County): Closed waters.

Valley Creek (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Vance Creek (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Vance Creek/Elma Ponds (Grays Harbor County): Pond One: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Pond Two: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Vancouver Lake and all other waters west of Burlington-Northern Railroad from Columbia River drawbridge near Vancouver downstream to Lewis River (Clark County): Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Vanes Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Vic Meyers (Rainbow) Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Voight's Creek (Pierce County): From mouth to Highway 162 Bridge: Closed waters.

Waddell Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Wagners Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Waitts Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Walker Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wallace River (Snohomish County):

From its mouth to the first Burlington-Northern Railroad bridge downstream of the Highway 2 Bridge: June 1 through September 1 season. Closed waters: From the first Burlington-Northern Railroad bridge (below Highway 2) to a point two hundred feet upstream of the water intake of the salmon hatchery. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth to mouth of Olney Creek: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches

Walla Walla River (Walla Walla County): ((Wild steelhead release.))

From mouth to the Touchet River: Year around season. Trout: Release trout April 1 through May 31.

From the Touchet River upstream to state line: ((June 1 through October 31)) Trout: All tributaries except Mill Creek, maximum length twenty inches. Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead.

Walupt Lake (Lewis County): Closed waters: All inlet streams. Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from devices equipped with motors permitted. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Wannacut Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wapato Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. From August 1 through October 31: Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a device equipped with an internal combustion engine permitted. Trout: Release all trout.

Wapato Lake (Pierce County): Juveniles only.

Ward Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ward Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Warden Lake and Warden Lake, South (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Washburn Island Pond (Okanogan County): April 1 through September 30 season. Bass: Only bass less than 12 inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Washington, Lake, including that portion of the Sammamish River from the 68th Avenue N.E. Bridge downstream (King County): Fishing from floating device prohibited one hundred yards either side of the floating bridges. Chumming permitted. Trout: December 1 through last day in February: Release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. March 1 through June 30: Minimum length twelve inches, and release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. Kokanee/sockeye under fifteen inches are kokanee while those fifteen inches and over are sockeye salmon.

Washington, Lake, Ship Canal (King County) (waters east of a north-south line 400 feet west of the fish ladder at the Chittenden Locks and west of a north-south line at the eastern ends of the concrete abutments east of the Montlake Bridge): West of Fremont Bridge: Fishing from floating device prohibited. East of Fremont Bridge: Chumming permitted.

From west boundary to a north-south line 400 feet east of the eastern end of the northern wing wall of Chittenden Locks: Closed waters.

From 400 feet east of the eastern end of the northern wing wall of Chittenden Locks to the east boundary: Open year around. Trout: December 1 through last day in February daily limit five, no minimum length. Release steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. March 1 through June 30, daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches. Release steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. July 1 through November 30, daily limit five, no minimum length. Release wild steelhead. Kokanee/sockeye less than fifteen inches in length are kokanee and fifteen inches and over in length are sockeye salmon.

Washougal River (Clark County):

From mouth to bridge at Salmon Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From mouth to Mt. Norway Bridge: Additional April 16 through May 31 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From bridge at Salmon Falls to its source: Closed waters.

Washougal River, West (North) Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):

From mouth to the water intake at the department hatchery: Closed waters.

From intake at department hatchery to source: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Watson Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Wenas Lake (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, of which not more than two may be brown trout.

Wenatchee Lake (Chelan County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen. Kokanee/sockeye under sixteen inches will be considered kokanee while those sixteen inches and over will be considered sockeye salmon.

Wenatchee River (Chelan County):

((From mouth to Icicle River Road Bridge at Leavenworth:)) June 1 through ((March)) August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations ((June 1 through November 30)). Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. ((Release wild steelhead.

From Icicle River Road Bridge at Leavenworth to Lake Wenatchee: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.)) Whitefish: Additional season December 1 through March 31. Selective fishery rules.

West Twin River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Whatcom Creek (Whatcom County):

From mouth to stone bridge at Whatcom Falls Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From stone bridge at Whatcom Falls Park upstream to Lake Whatcom: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Whatcom, Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except those waters between the Electric Avenue Bridge and the outlet dam are closed waters: ((Chumming permitted.)) Trout: ((No more than one over fourteen inches in length)) Daily limit may contain no more than one cutthroat trout, minimum cutthroat length eighteen inches.

Whatcom, Lake, tributaries (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

White River (Chelan County), from mouth ((of Napeequa River)) upstream to White River Falls: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Maximum length twenty inches.

White (Stuck) River (Pierce County):

From mouth to R Street Bridge in Auburn: June 1 through September 30: Closed waters. October 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From R Street Bridge to Highway 410 Bridge at Buckley, except waters of Puget Power canal, including the screen bypass channel, above the screen at Dingle Basin are closed waters: October 1 through October 31 season only. Trout: 14 inch minimum size.

From the Weyerhaeuser 6000 Road Bridge (Bridge Camp) to its source: Whitefish: Additional November 1 through January 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Whitechuck River (Snohomish County): Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

White Salmon River (Klickitat/Skamania counties):

From mouth to powerhouse: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From powerhouse to within four hundred feet of Northwestern Dam: November 16 to June 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

From gas pipeline crossing above Northwestern Lake to Gilmer Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Whitestone Lake (Okanogan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Wide Hollow Creek (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Widgeon Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Wildberry Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wildcat Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wilderness Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Willame Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fifteen inches.

Willapa River (Pacific County), including all forks: Closed waters: Four hundred feet below falls on South Fork to falls.

From department boat launch in South Bend upstream: Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

From department boat launch in South Bend to Forks Creek: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited from the bridge on Willapa Road (Camp One Bridge) to Forks Creek. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

South Fork: Additional November 1 through last day of February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Williams Creek (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length ((fourteen)) sixteen inches.

Williams Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Williams Lake (Stevens County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Willow Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Wilson Creek (two branches within Ellensburg city limits) (Kittitas County): Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Winchester Wasteway (Grant County): Within Winchester Game Reserve: February 1 through September 30 season.

Wind River (Skamania County):

Mouth to four hundred feet below Shipherd Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. ((Release wild steelhead.))

From four hundred feet below to one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder: Closed waters.

From one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls to source: June 1 through November 30 except closed from an upper boundary sign along Carson National Fish Hatchery grounds to a lower boundary marker 800 yards downstream June 1 through August 31. ((Trout: Release wild steelhead.)) All species: Selective fishery rules.

Tyee Springs: Closed waters.

From one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder to source, including all tributaries: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Winston Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Wiser Lake (Whatcom County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Wishkah River (Grays Harbor County), including all forks: Closed waters: ((East and West forks, and)) Mainstem from four hundred feet below outlet of dam at Wishkah Rearing Ponds (formerly Mayr Bros.) to ((outlet)) dam. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From the mouth to ((Cedar Creek)) four hundred feet below outlet: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Wood Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Woodland Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Wooten Lake: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wynoochee River (Grays Harbor County): Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From mouth to 7400 line bridge above mouth of Schafer Creek: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Wynoochee Reservoir (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Yakima River (Yakima County): Release all steelhead in mainstem and tributaries.

From mouth to four hundred feet below Roza Dam: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches and maximum length twenty inches. Release all trout April 1 through May 31.

From Roza Dam to four hundred feet below Easton Dam: Year around season. Fishing from floating devices equipped with motors allowed only from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation restricted area signs at Roza Dam upstream to the boat launch ramp on the Roza Access Area (approximately one-half mile). Trout: Selective fishery regulations, and release all trout. Whitefish: Bait and single-pointed, ((barbed)) hooks only may be used for whitefish December 1 through last day in February.

From Lake Easton to Keechelus Dam: Selective fishery regulations.

Yakima Sportsmen's Park Ponds (Yakima County): Juveniles only.

Yale Reservoir (Cowlitz County): Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Yellowjacket Creek (tributary to Cispus River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Yellowjacket Ponds (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Trout: No more than one over twelve inches in length.

Yokum Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

(3) Specific marine water exceptions to state-wide rules:

(a) Marine water area codes and boundaries:

(i) Area 1 (Ilwaco): ((West of the Megler-Astoria Bridge - north to Leadbetter Point. Effective January 1, 1989, Area 1 includes only)) Waters west of the Buoy 10 Line and north to Leadbetter Point.

(ii) Area 2 (Westport-Ocean Shores): From Leadbetter Point north to the Queets River. Area 2 excludes waters of Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.

(iii) Area 2-1: Willapa Bay east of a line from Leadbetter Point to Willapa Channel Marker 8 (Buoy 8) then to the westerly most landfall on Cape Shoalwater.

(iv) Area 2-2: Grays Harbor east of a line from the outermost end of the north jetty to the outermost exposed end of the south jetty.

(v) Area 3 (La Push): From the Queets River north to Cape Alava.

(vi) Area 4 (Neah Bay): From Cape Alava north and inside Juan de Fuca Strait to the Sekiu River.

(vii) Area 5 (Sekiu and Pillar Point): From mouth of Sekiu River east to Low Point, mouth of the Lyre River.

(viii) Area 6 (East Juan de Fuca Strait): From Low Point east to the Partridge Point-Point Wilson line north to the line from Trial Island (near Victoria, B.C.) - Navigation Buoy BW "R" - Smith Island - the most northeasterly of the Lawson Reef lighted buoys (RB1 QK Fl Bell) - Northwest Island - the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island.

(ix) Area 7 (San Juan Islands): All marine waters north of the line described under Area 6 to the United States-Canadian boundary.

(x) Area 8 (Deception Pass, Hope and Camano Islands): Line projected from West Point on Whidbey Island to Reservation Head on Fidalgo Island east through Deception Pass, including all waters east of Whidbey Island to the Possession Point - Shipwreck Line.

(xi) Area 8-1 (Deception Pass and Hope Island): East of a line projected from West Point on Whidbey Island to Reservation Head on Fidalgo Island, south of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge at the north end of Swinomish Slough, north of the Highway 532 Bridge between Camano Island and the mainland, and westerly of a line from the East Point Light on Whidbey Island to the Saratoga Pass Light # 2 on Camano Island (F1 red 4 sec.).

(xii) Area 8-2 (Port Susan and Port Gardner): East of a line from the East Point Light on Whidbey Island to the Saratoga Pass Light # 2 on Camano Island (F1 red 4 sec.) and north of a line from the south tip of Possession Point 110 degrees true to a shipwreck on the opposite shore.

(xiii) Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet): All waters inside and south of the Partridge Point-Point Wilson Line and a line projected from the southerly tip of Possession Point 110 degrees true to a shipwreck on the opposite shore and northerly of the Hood Canal Bridge and the Apple Cove Point-Edwards Point Line.

(xiv) Area 10 (Seattle-Bremerton): From the Apple Cove Point-Edwards Point Line to a line projected true east-west through the northern tip of Vashon Island.

(xv) Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon Island): From the northern tip of Vashon Island to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

(xvi) Area 12 (Hood Canal): All contiguous waters south of the Hood Canal Bridge and adjacent waters north of the Hood Canal Bridge when fishing from the pontoon beneath the bridge.

(xvii) Area 13 (South Puget Sound): All contiguous waters south of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

(b) Marine waters regulations: These regulations apply to all marine waters contained within the boundaries of Washington state, within Puget Sound, Hood Canal, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the San Juan Islands, the Strait of Georgia, and the Pacific Ocean, including estuaries (river mouths) from salt water upstream to a line between the outermost headlands measured at the highest high tide (usually the debris line furthest inshore on surrounding beaches), unless otherwise described under area regulations (see individual areas, below):

(i) Fishing hours: Twenty-four hours per day year around, except those waters of Area 10 west of the Lake Washington Ship Canal to a north-south line 175 feet west of the Burlington-Northern Railroad Bridge are closed waters.

(ii) License requirements: A valid current Washington state department of fish and wildlife game fish license, and, if appropriate, a steelhead license, is required to fish for game fish including steelhead in marine waters. All steelhead taken from marine areas shall be entered on the steelhead catch record card using the words Marine Area and followed by the appropriate marine area code number.

(iii) Gear restrictions: Angling gear only, and in those waters of Area 10 downstream of the First Avenue South Bridge to an east-west line through southwest Hanford Street on Harbor Island and parallel to southwest Spokane Street where it crosses Harbor Island, nonbuoyant lure restriction July 1 through November 30. In all areas, underwater spearfishing, spearing, gaffing, clubbing, netting, or trapping game fish is unlawful.

(iv) Trout: Daily limit two fish, minimum length fourteen inches except sixteen inches minimum length in Catch Area 2-1, except release Dolly Varden/Bull Trout and wild steelhead in all areas, release wild cutthroat in Marine ((Areas 12 and 13,)) Area 2-2 and release all trout November 1 through May 31 in Chambers Bay and that portion of Marine Area 13 inside a line from Gordan Point to the dock at Pioneer gravel pit (second gravel pit approximately 1.2 miles north of Chambers Bay).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 232-28-619, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-07-076 (Order 97-50), 232-28-619, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-079 (Order 96-45), 232-28-619, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-19-011 (Order 95-114), 232-28-619, filed 9/7/95, effective 10/8/95; 95-10-027, 232-28-619, filed 4/26/95, effective 5/27/95; 95-05-008 (Order 95-11), 232-28-619, filed 2/1/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 93-21-070 (Order 617), 232-28-619, filed 10/20/93, effective 4/16/94; 92-01-084 (Order 524), 232-28-619, filed 12/16/91, effective 4/16/92.]

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