WSR 05-19-067

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 05-214 -- Filed September 16, 2005, 3:41 p.m. , effective September 16, 2005 ]


Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-619.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

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

Reasons for this Finding: These lakes are scheduled for rehabilitation utilizing rotenone. There is insufficient time to promulgate permanent rules.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 15, 2005.

J. P. Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900U   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Annex Lake #1, Annex Lake #2, Burke Lake, Green Lake, Lower Green Lake, Quincy Lake, Shay Pond, Spectacle Lake, Warden Lake and South Warden Lake.   (1) Annex Lake #1 (Grant Co.) - Effective October 1, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(2) Annex Lake #2 (Grant Co.) - Effective October 1, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(3) Burke Lake (Grant Co.) Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, it is lawful to fish in those waters of Burke Lake. Size and daily limit for game fish: none. Effective October 10, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(4) Green Lake (Okanogan Co.) - Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, size and daily limit for game fish: none. Catch and release and selective gear rules do not apply. Effective October 10, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(5) Lower Green Lake (Okanogan Co) - Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, size and daily limit for game fish: none. Catch and release and selective gear rules do not apply. Effective October 10, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(6) Quincy Lake (Grant Co.) - Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, it is lawful to fish in those waters of Quincy Lake. Size and daily limit for game fish: none. Effective October 10, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(7) Shay Pond (Grant Co. - Effective October 1, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(8) Spectacle Lake (Okanogan Co.) Effective immediately through October 16, 2005 size and daily limit for game fish: none. Effective October 17, 2005 until further notice - Closed to fishing.

(9) Warden Lake (Grant Co.) - Effective immediately through September 30, 2005 size and daily limit for game fish: none.

(10) Warden Lake, South (Grant Co.) Effective immediately through September 30, 2005 size and daily limit for game fish: none.

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