WSR 97-18-025

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-162--Filed August 25, 1997, 4:51 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: August 9, 1997.

Purpose: To adopt WAC 232-16-800 Debay's Slough Game Reserve; 232-16-790 Hayton Game Reserve; 232-16-780 Fir Island Farm Game Reserve; and 232-16-730 Coffeepot Lake Game Reserve.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-14-094 on July 2, 1997.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted version of WAC 232-16-730 differs from the proposed version filed with the code reviser in the following specifics:

1. The description of the reserve was modified to include only public lands, based on public input.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 4, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

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

August 21, 1997

Lisa Pelly, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

NEW SECTION

WAC 232-16-800 Debay's Slough Game Reserve In Skagit County, beginning at the intersection of Francis Road and Debay's Slough Road; then south and west along Francis Road (3090 feet) to white corner marker; then north (1265 feet) to the middle of Debay's Slough (white corner marker); then westerly (2087 feet) along the channel of Debay's Slough to the western tip of the farmed portion of Debay's Island; then northerly (1485 feet) to the south bank of the Skagit River (white corner marker); then easterly (1600 feet) along the south bank of the Skagit River to fence line (white corner marker); then south along fence line (855 feet) to corner post; then east along fence line (435 feet) to fence intersection; then south (300 feet) along fence line to existing tree line (white corner marker); then continue south (835 feet) to south shoreline of Debay's Slough (white corner marker); then easterly and southerly along the west shoreline of Debay's Slough (1770 feet) to the south side of Debay's Slough Road (white corner marker); then east along the south side of Debay's Slough Road to the intersection of Francis Road and the point of beginning.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 232-16-790 Hayton Game Reserve Beginning at the intersection of the west bank of Dry Slough and the Dike District #22 Skagit Bay dike, then east approximately 1330 feet along the south side of the District #22 dike to the intersection of the District #22 dike and the west bank of McDonald's Slough, then north along the west bank of McDonald's Slough to the point where the adjacent farmed field boundary extends west, then west along the north edge of the farmed field boundary to the point where the farmed field boundary intersects Dry Slough, then across Dry Slough to the west bank of Dry Slough, then south along the west bank of Dry Slough to the point of beginning.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 232-16-780 Fir Island Farm Game Reserve In Skagit County, beginning at the intersection of Fir Island Road and the east bank of Brown's Slough; then east along Fir Island Road (96 feet) to the Brown's Slough dike; then southerly and easterly along the Brown's Slough dike to the Fir Island Farm access road; then north along the Fir Island Farm access road to Fir Island Road; then east along Fir Island Road to the northeast corner of Section 22 (T33N, R3E); then south along the east line of Section 22 (T33N, R3E) to Dry Slough; then westerly and south along the west bank of Dry Slough to the intersection with Dike District #22 dike; then westerly along the south side (Skagit Bay side) of the Dike District #22 dike to the intersection of the Dike District #22 dike and the south line of Government Lot #5 (Section 22, T33N, R3E), then west approximately 1900 feet to the east bank of Brown's Slough, then north along the east bank of Brown's Slough to the intersection with the Fir Island Road and the point of beginning.

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NEW SECTION

WAC 232-16-730 Coffeepot Lake Game Reserve In Lincoln County, all portions of Coffeepot Lake and those lands within one-quarter mile of Coffepot Lake, within the following boundary:

T. 23 N., R. 34 E., Section 8, S1/2; Section 18, north of the centerline of Coffeepot Lake and Lake Creek; and Section 9, NW1/4; except those portions described as follows:

Beginning at the northwest corner of Section 9; N 8529' E a distance of 1,979.01 feet to the true point of beginning, being the northwest property corner; thence S1450' W a distance of 462.39 feet; thence S 0545' E a distance of 240.35 feet; thence S 6431'E a distance of 129.31 feet; thence N 7239' E a distance of 234.96 feet; thence N8716' E a distance of 375.86 feet; thence N 3203' E a distance of 83.27 feet; thence N 6345' E a distance of 99.49 feet; thence N 3331' E a distance of 131.75 feet; thence N1538' E a distance of 340.15 feet; thence N 8341' W a distance of 925.64 feet, returning to the northwest property corner which is the true point of beginning. Also, that portion of Lincoln County described in instrument dated January 29, 1980, recorded February 1, 1980, under Auditor's file No. 354421.

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