WSR 05-21-118

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed October 18, 2005, 4:56 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 05-17-195.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 232-28-332 Game management units (GMUs) boundary descriptions -- Region two.

Hearing Location(s): Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, on December 2-3, 2005, at 8:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 2, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Wildlife Program Commission Meeting Public Comments, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, e-mail Wildthing@dfw.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-2612, by Monday, November 14, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan Yeager by November 30, 2005, TTY (360) 902-2207 or (360) 902-2267.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: A boundary adjustment is being proposed for game management units in Region two.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposed amendment provides clarification to the existing boundaries to make them more discernable.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.12.047.

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

Name of Proponent: Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Dave Brittell, Natural Resources Building, Olympia, (360) 902-2504; Enforcement: Bruce Bjork, Natural Resources Building, Olympia, (360) 902-2932.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. These rules regulate recreational hunters and do not directly regulate small business.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not hydraulics rules.

October 18, 2005

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 03-175, filed 8/5/03, effective 9/5/03)

WAC 232-28-332   Game management units (GMUs) boundary descriptions -- Region two.  


GMU 203-PASAYTEN (Okanogan and Whatcom counties):

Beginning at the western junction of the Pasayten Wilderness Area-Ross Lake National Recreational Area border and the US-Canadian border; E along the US-Canadian border to the eastern junction of the Pasayten Wilderness Area boundary and the US-Canadian border; S on the Pasayten Wilderness border to US Forest Service Trail 375; W on US Forest Service Trail 375 to US Forest Service Trail 341; SW on US Forest Service Trail 341 to its junction with US Forest Service Trail 533 and US Forest Service Trail 343; W on US Forest Service Trail 343 to US Forest Service Trail 342; SW on US Forest Service Trail 342 to Pasayten Wilderness boundary; W on the Pasayten Wilderness boundary to US Forest Service Trail 478 (Robinson Creek Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 478 (Robinson Creek Trail) to US Forest Service Trail 575; S on US Forest Service Trail 575 to US Forest Service Trail 498; NW overland from the junction of US Forest Service Trails 575 and 498 to the junction of US Forest Service Trails 576 and 472; W on US Forest Service Trail 576 to US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to the Pasayten Wilderness Area border at Jim Pass; W on the Pasayten Wilderness Area border to Ross Lake National Recreational Area border; N on the Pasayten Wilderness Area-Ross Lake National Recreational Area border to the US-Canadian border and the point of the beginning.


GMU 204-OKANOGAN EAST (Okanogan and Ferry counties):

Beginning on the eastern shore of Osoyoos Lake and the US-Canadian border; E on the US-Canadian border to the Kettle River near the Ferry Customs Office, north of the town of Toroda; S down the Kettle River to the mouth of Toroda Creek; W up Toroda Creek to Toroda Creek Rd (Ferry County Rd 502); SW on Toroda Creek Rd (Ferry County Rd 502 and Okanogan County Rd 9495) to SR 20 at the town of Wauconda; E on SR 20 to SR 21 at the town of Republic; S on SR 21 to the northern border of the Colville Indian reservation; W on the northern border of the Colville Indian reservation to the Okanogan River; N up the eastern shore of the Okanogan River and the eastern shore of Osoyoos Lake to the US-Canadian border and the point of beginning.


GMU 209-WANNACUT (Okanogan County):

Beginning where the Similkameen Rd (County Rd 4568) crosses the US-Canadian border; E on the US-Canadian border to the eastern shore of Lake Osoyoos; S along the eastern shore of Lake Osoyoos and the eastern shore of Okanogan River to the Fourth Street Bridge at the town of Tonasket; NW on Fourth Street on the Fourth Street Bridge to County Hwy 7; S on County Hwy 7 to North Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410); SW on North Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410) to the Horse Springs Coulee Rd (County Rd 4371), north of Aeneas Lake; north on Horse Springs Coulee Road (County Road 4371) to Loomis-Oroville Highway (County Road 9425) west of Spectacle Lake; W and N on Loomis-Oroville Hwy (County Rd 9425) to Similkameen Rd (County Rd 4568); N on the Similkameen Rd (County Rd 4568) to the US-Canadian border and the point of beginning.


GMU 215-SINLAHEKIN (Okanogan County):

Beginning at the eastern boundary of the Pasayten Wilderness border and the US-Canadian border; E on the US-Canadian border to the border station on Similkameen Rd (County Rd 4568); SE on the Similkameen Rd (County Rd 4568) to the Loomis-Oroville Rd (County Rd 9425); S on the Loomis-Oroville Rd (County Rd 9425), through the town of Loomis, then east to the Horse Springs Coulee Rd (County Rd 4371) west of Spectacle Lake; S on the Horse Springs Coulee Rd (County Rd 4371) to the North Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410); NE on the North Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410) to County Hwy 7; NE on County Hwy 7 to Fourth Street and the Fourth Street Bridge which crosses the Okanogan River into the town of Tonasket; SE onto the Fourth Street Bridge and the Okanogan River; S along the eastern shore of the Okanogan River to bridge crossing the Okanogan River at the town of Riverside; SW from said bridge to the junction of Riverside Cutoff Rd (County Rd 9260) and US Hwy 97; N on US Hwy 97 to the South Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410); W on the South Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410) to Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4290); W on Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4290) to South Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4282), along the south shore of Fish Lake; SW on South Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4282), to the Sinlahekin Rd (County Rd 4015); SW on the Sinlahekin Rd (County Rd 4015), along the north shore of Conconully Lake, to the Salmon Creek North Fork Rd (County Rd 2361), at the town of Conconully; N on US Forest Service Rd 38 (Salmon Creek North Fork Rd, County Rd 2361) to US Forest Service Rd 3820; N on US Forest Service Rd 3820 over Lone Frank Pass, to US Forest Service Rd 39; N on US Forest Service Rd 39 to the US Forest Service Rd 300 at Long Swamp trailhead; W on the US Forest Service 300 to US Forest Service Trail 342; N on US Forest Service Trail 342 to US Forest Service Trail 343; E on US Forest Service Trail 343 to US Forest Service Trail 341; E on US Forest Service Trail 341 to US Forest Service Trail 375; E on US Forest Service Trail 375 to the eastern boundary of the Pasayten Wilderness Area; N on the Pasayten Wilderness Area boundary to the US-Canadian border and the point of beginning.


GMU 218-CHEWUCH (Okanogan County):

Beginning at Harts Pass on the US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail); N on the US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to US Forest Service Trail 576 at Buffalo Pass; E on US Forest Service Trail 576 to its junction with US Forest Service Trail 472; SE overland from the junction of US Forest Service Trails 576 and 472 to the junction of US Forest Service Trails 498 and 575; NE on US Forest Service Trail 575 to the US Forest Service Trail 478 (Robinson Creek Trail); SE on the US Forest Service Trail 478 (Robinson Creek Trail) to the Pasayten Wilderness Area boundary; E on the Pasayten Wilderness Area boundary to US Forest Service Trail 342; S on US Forest Service Trail 342 to US Forest Service Rd 300; SW on US Forest Service Rd 300 to the US Forest Service Rd 39 (Middle Fork Toats Coulee Creek Rd) at Long Swamp Trailhead; S on US Forest Service Rd 39 (Middle Fork Toats Coulee Creek Rd) to US Forest Service Rd 37 (Boulder Creek Rd); SW and S on US Forest Service Rd 37 (Boulder Creek Rd) to the Eastside Chewuch River Rd (County Rd 9137); S on the Eastside Chewuch River Rd (County Rd 9137) to SR 20 at the town of Winthrop; NW on SR 20 to the US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to Harts Pass and the point of beginning.


GMU 224-PEARRYGIN (Okanogan County):

Beginning at the US Forest Service Rd 39 and US Forest Service Rd 3820; S on US Forest Service Rd 3820, through Lone Frank Pass, to the North Fork Salmon Creek Rd (US Forest Service Rd 38); SE on the North Fork Salmon Creek Rd (US Forest Service Rd 38, County Rd 2361) to West Fork Rd (County Rd 2017) at the town of Conconully; SW on West Fork Rd (County Rd 2017) to US Forest Service Rd 42 (North Summit Rd); SW on US Forest Service Rd 42 (North Summit Rd) to SR 20 at Loup Loup Summit; W on SR 20, through the town of Twisp, to the Eastside Chewuch River Rd at the town of Winthrop; N on the Eastside Chewuch River Rd to US Forest Service Rd 37 (Boulder Creek Rd); NE on the US Forest Service Rd 37 (Boulder Creek Rd) to US Forest Service Rd 39 (Middle Fork Boulder Creek Rd); NE on US Forest Service Rd 39 (Middle Fork Boulder Creek Rd) to US Forest Service Rd 3820 and the point of beginning.


GMU 231-GARDNER (Okanogan County):

Beginning at the crossing of US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) and SR 20; S and E on SR 20 to the Twisp River Rd at the town (([of] [on])) of Twisp; W on the Twisp River Rd (County Rd 9114, US Forest Service Rd 44, US Forest Service Rd 4440) to US Forest Service Trail 432 (North Fork Twisp River Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 432 (North Fork Twisp River Trail) to North Cascades National Park boundary at Twisp Pass; N and W on North Cascades National Park boundary US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to SR 20 and the point of beginning.


GMU 233-POGUE (Okanogan County):

Beginning at Sinlahekin Rd (County Rd 4015) and West Fork Rd (County Rd 2017) at the town of Conconully; north on the Sinlahekin Rd (County Rd 4015) to the South Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4282); NE on the South Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4282), along the south end of Fish Lake to Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4290); E on Fish Lake Rd (County Rd 4290) to the South Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410); E on the South Pine Creek Rd (County Rd 9410) to US Hwy 97; S on US Hwy 97 to its junction with Riverside Cutoff Rd at the town of Riverside; NE from the junction of Riverside Cutoff Rd and US Hwy 97 to the bridge crossing the Okanogan River at the town of Riverside; S down the Okanogan River, through the town of Omak, to SR 20 at the town of Okanogan; W on SR 20 to US Forest Service Rd 42 (North Summit Rd), east of Loup Loup Summit; N on US Forest Service Rd 42 (North Summit Rd) to West Fork Rd (County Rd 2017); N on West Fork Rd (County Rd 2017) to the town of Conconully and the point of beginning.


GMU 239-CHILIWIST (Okanogan County):

Beginning at the intersection of SR 153 and SR 20, southeast of the town of Twisp; E on SR 20, past Loup Loup Summit, to the bridge crossing over the Okanogan River at the town of Okanogan; SE on to the bridge over the Okanogan River at the town of Okanogan; S along the Okanogan River to the Columbia River (Douglas-Okanogan county line); W along the Columbia River (Douglas-Okanogan county line) to a point on the county line due east of the US Hwy 97 bridge crossing the mouth of the Methow River at the town of Pateros; SE on US Hwy 97 to SR 153; NW and N on SR 153 to SR 20, southeast of the town of Twisp, and the point of beginning.


GMU 242-ALTA (Okanogan County):

Beginning at the junction of the Sawtooth Ridge line (Chelan-Okanogan county line) and US Forest Service Trail 432 at Twisp Pass; E on US Forest Service Trail 432 to Twisp River Rd at the Roads End Campground; E on the Twisp River Rd (US Forest Service Rd 4440, US Forest Service Rd 44, County Rd 9114) to SR 20 at the town of Twisp; S and E on SR 20 to SR 153; S and SE on SR 153 to US Hwy 97; N on the US Hwy 97 to the bridge crossing the mouth of the Methow River at the town of Pateros; E from the US Hwy 97 bridge to the Douglas-Okanogan county line in Lake Pateros (Columbia River); S along Douglas-Okanogan county line in Lake Pateros (Columbia River) to Wells Dam; NW from Wells Dam to the junction of Azwell Rd and US Hwy 97; S on US Hwy 97 to Apple Acres Rd; W on Apple Acres Rd to Antoine Creek Rd (Chelan County Rd 8140); NW on the Antoine Creek Rd (Chelan County Rd 8140) to US Forest Service Rd 8020 (Manastash Ridge); N on US Forest Service Rd 8020 to the Sawtooth Ridge line (Chelan-Okanogan county line) at Fox Peak; NW on the Sawtooth Ridge line (Chelan-Okanogan county line) to its intersection with US Forest Service Trail 432 at Twisp Pass and the point of beginning.


GMU 243-MANSON (Chelan County):

Beginning at the Chelan River in the town of Chelan, northwest to Lake Chelan; NW along the south shore of Lake Chelan to the Stehekin River; SE along the north shore of Lake Chelan to the Lake Chelan National Recreation boundary; NE along the National Recreation Area boundary to Sawtooth Ridge; SE along Sawtooth Ridge line (Chelan-Okanogan county line) to US Forest Service Rd 8020 at Fox Peak; SE on US Forest Service Rd 8020 to US Forest Service Rd 8140 (Antoine Creek Rd); SE on US Forest Service Rd 8140 (Antoine Creek Rd) to Apple Acres Rd; NE on Apple Acres Rd to US Hwy 97; NE on US Hwy 97 to its junction with Azwell Rd; SE from the junction of US Hwy 97 and Azwell Rd to Wells Dam on the Columbia River; SW down the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) to the Chelan River; NW up the Chelan River to the town of Chelan and the point of beginning.


GMU 244-CLARK (Chelan County):

Beginning at the mouth of Stehekin River on Lake Chelan; SE along the south shore of Lake Chelan to the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary at Bearcat Ridge; S, W and N on the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail (US Forest Service Trail 2000) at Kodak Peak; N on the Pacific Crest Trail (US Forest Service Trail 2000) to North Cascades National Park; N and E on the North Cascades National Park boundary to Lake Chelan National Recreation boundary at Hock Mountain; S along the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area boundary to the north shore of Lake Chelan; NW along the north shore of Lake Chelan to the Stehekin River and the point of beginning.


GMU 245-CHIWAWA (Chelan County):

Beginning on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) and the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary at Kodak Peak; SE and NE on the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area boundary to the Entiat River; SE down the Entiat River to US Forest Service Rd 5700 (Mad River Rd) at the town of Ardenvoir; NW on US Forest Service Rd 5700 (Mad River Rd) to the US Forest Service Rd 5800; SW on US Forest Service Rd 5800 to US Forest Service Rd 7520 (Eagle Creek Rd) at French Corral; SW on US Forest Service Rd 7520 (Eagle Creek Rd) to SR 209 (Chumstick Hwy) north of Leavenworth; S on SR 209 (Chumstick Hwy) to US Hwy 2; W and N on US Hwy 2 to US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) at Stevens Pass; N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary at Kodak Peak and the point of beginning.


GMU 246-SLIDE RIDGE (Chelan County):

Beginning on the south shore of Lake Chelan at the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary at Bearcat Ridge; SE along the south shore of Lake Chelan to Twenty-five Mile Creek; SW up Twenty-five Mile Creek to US Forest Service Rd 8410 (Slide Ridge Rd); S and E on US Forest Service Rd 8410 (Slide Ridge Rd) to US Forest Service Trail 1448, at Stormy Mountain; NW on US Forest Service Trail 1448 to US Forest Service Trail 1445 (Fourmile Ridge Trail); W on US Forest Service Trail 1445 (Fourmile Ridge Trail) to US Forest Service Trail 1443; W on US Forest Service Trail 1443 to Lake Creek; SW down Lake Creek to the Entiat River; NW up the Entiat River to the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area boundary; NE on the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to south shore of Lake Chelan at Bearcat Ridge and the point of beginning.


GMU 247-ENTIAT (Chelan County):

Beginning at Twenty-five Mile Creek on the south shore of Lake Chelan; SE along the south shore of Lake Chelan to the Chelan River; SE down the Chelan River to the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line); SW along the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) to the mouth of the Entiat River; NW up the Entiat River to Lake Creek; NE up Lake Creek to US Forest Service Trail 1443; E on US Forest Service Trail 1443 to US Forest Service Trail 1445 (Fourmile Ridge Trail); E on US Forest Service Trail 1445 (Fourmile Ridge Trail) to US Forest Service Trail 1448; SE on US Forest Service Trail 1448 to the US Forest Service Rd 8410 (Slide Ridge Rd) at Stormy Mountain; N on US Forest Service Rd 8410 (Slide Ridge Rd) to Twenty-five Mile Creek; N down Twenty-five Mile Creek to the south shore of Lake Chelan and the point of beginning.


GMU 248-BIG BEND (Douglas and Grant counties):

Beginning on SR 17 at the Chalk Hills Rd (K N.E. Rd); N on the Chalk Hills Rd (K N.E. Rd) to Box Canyon Rd (L N.E. Rd); N on Box Canyon Rd (L N.E. Rd) to the first intermittent stream crossed in Section 30, T30N, R27E; N on the first intermittent stream crossed in Section 30 T30N, R27E by the Box Canyon Rd (L N.E. Rd) to the Columbia River; E up the Columbia River to the west end of the Grand Coulee Dam; W on the Grand Coulee Dam causeway access road (Limited Access) to SR 155; SW on SR 155 to SR 174; NE on SR 174 to the Grand Coulee Dam feeder canal; SW up the Grand Coulee Dam feeder canal to Banks Lake; S along the west shore of Banks Lake to a point due east from Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.); W from the point due east of Mold Rd on the west shore of Banks Lake to Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.); W on Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.) to SR 17; N along SR 17 to SR 172; W on SR 172, through the town of Mansfield, to Bridgeport Hill Rd (Mathieson Rd, B N.E. Rd); N on the Bridgeport Hill Rd (Mathieson Rd, B N.E. Rd) to West Foster Creek Rd; N on West Foster Creek Rd to SR 17; E on SR 17 to the Chalk Hills Rd (K N.E. Rd) and the point of beginning.


GMU 249-ALPINE (Kittitas and Chelan counties):

Beginning on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary near Josephine Lake south of Stevens Pass; E, S, and W on the Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) near Kendall Peak Lake; N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary near Josephine Lake and the point of beginning.


GMU 250-SWAKANE (Chelan County):

Beginning at the intersection of US Hwy 2 and Chumstick Hwy (SR 209); SE on US Hwy 2 to the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line); NE on Chelan-Douglas county line (the Columbia River) to the Entiat River; NW up the Entiat River to the Mad River Rd (US Forest Service Rd 5700) at the town of Ardenvoir; N on the Mad River Rd (US Forest Service Rd 5700) to US Forest Service Rd 5800; SW on US Forest Service Rd 5800 to US Forest Service Rd 7520 at French Corral; S on US Forest Service Rd 7520 to US Forest Service Rd 7520 (Eagle Creek Rd); SW on US Forest Service Rd 7520 (Eagle Creek Rd) to SR 209 (Chumstick Hwy); S on SR 209 (Chumstick Hwy) to US Hwy 2 and the point of the beginning.


GMU 251-MISSION (Kittitas and Chelan counties):

Beginning at US Hwy 2 and the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line); S down the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) to Tarpiscan Creek; W up Tarpiscan Creek to North Fork Tarpiscan Creek; W up North Fork Tarpiscan Creek to WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd No. 14 (Tarpiscan Rd); N approximately 100 feet on WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd No. 14 (Tarpiscan Rd) to WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd No. 10.10 (North Fork Tarpiscan Creek Rd); W along WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd No. 10.10 (North Fork Tarpiscan Creek Rd) to the WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd 10 (Colockum Pass Rd); W along the WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd 10 (Colockum Pass Rd) to WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd 9 (Naneum Ridge Rd); NW on WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Rd 9 (Naneum Ridge Rd) to Naneum Ridge (Chelan-Kittitas county line) at Wenatchee Mountain; NW along Naneum Ridge (Chelan-Kittitas county line), past Mission Peak, to US Forest Service Rd 9712 (Liberty-Beehive Rd); NW on US Forest Service Rd 9712 (Liberty-Beehive Rd) to US Forest Service Rd 9716; N on US Forest Service Rd 9716 to US Hwy 97 at Swauk Pass; NW on the Wenatchee Mountain Range divide (Kittitas-Chelan county line) to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area boundary at Navaho Peak; N and E on Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area boundary to US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail); N on US Forest Service Trail 2000 (Pacific Crest Trail) to US Hwy 2; E on US Hwy 2 to the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) and the point of beginning.


GMU 254-SAINT ANDREWS (Douglas and Grant counties):

Beginning at the town of Mansfield on SR 172; E on SR 172 to SR 17; S on SR 17 to Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.); E on the Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.) to the road's end; due E from the end of Mold Rd (Rd 9 N.E.) to the western shore of Banks Lake; S along the west shore of Banks Lake to US Hwy 2; W on US Hwy 2 to SR 172; N and E on SR 172 to the town of Mansfield and the point of beginning.


GMU 260-FOSTER CREEK (Douglas County):

Beginning at the town of Brewster and the Columbia River (Douglas-Okanogan county line); E on the Columbia River (Douglas-Okanogan county line), past the town of Bridgeport to the first intermittent stream crossed in Section 30, T30N, R27E by the Box Canyon Rd (L N.E. Rd); S up the first intermittent stream crossed in Section 30, T30N, R27E by the Box Canyon Rd to the Box Canyon Rd (L N.E. Rd); E and S on Box Canyon Rd (Rd L N.E.) to the Chalk Hills Rd (K N.E. Rd); SW on the Chalk Hills Rd (K N.E. Rd) to SR 17; W on SR 17 to the West Foster Rd; S on West Foster Rd to Dyer Hill Rd; W and N on Dyer Hill Rd to Gallaher Rd (20 N.E. Rd); W on Gallaher Rd to Dyer Hill Rd (North Division Rd); N on Dyer Hill Rd to Cold Springs Rd (Bonita Flats Rd) at the town of Dyer; W on Cold Springs Rd (Bonita Flats Rd) to the Columbia River then west to the Douglas-Okanogan county line on the Columbia River; N up the Columbia River (Douglas-Okanogan county line) to town of Brewster and the point of beginning.


GMU 262-WITHROW (Douglas County):

Beginning at Cold Spring Rd and the Dyer Hill Rd at the town of Dyer; S on the Dyer Hill Rd (North Division Rd) to Gallaher Rd (20 N.E. Rd); E on Gallaher Rd (20 N.E. Rd) to Bridgeport Hill Rd (B N.E. Rd); S on the Bridgeport Hill Rd to SR 172; W and S on SR 172 to US Hwy 2; W on US Hwy 2, through the town of Waterville, to the Columbia River at the town of Orondo then west to the Chelan-Douglas county line in the Columbia River; N up the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line), past the Wells Dam, to the point due west of the Cold Springs Rd; E from the point on the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) which is due east of Cold Springs Rd to Cold Springs Rd; E on the Cold Springs Rd to the town of Dyer and the point of beginning.


GMU 266-BADGER (Douglas County):

Beginning at US Hwy 2 at the town of Orondo; E on US Hwy 2, through the towns of Waterville and Douglas, to the Westerman Rd (K S.W. Rd); S on the Westerman Rd (K S.W. Rd) to Alstown Rd (3 S.W. Rd) at the town of Alstown; W on the Alstown Rd (3 S.W. Rd) to the Titchenal Canyon Rd; SW on the Titchenal Canyon Rd to the Sheehan Rd; S on the Sheehan Rd to the Rock Island Grade Rd; SW on the Rock Island Grade Rd to the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line) at the Rock Island Dam; N up the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas county line), through the town of Wenatchee, to a point in the Columbia due west of the town of Orondo; E to US Hwy 2 at the town of Orondo and the point of beginning (includes Turtle Rock Island).


GMU 269-MOSES COULEE (Douglas and Grant counties):

Beginning on US Hwy 2 and the Westerman Rd (K S.W. Rd); E on US Hwy 2 to the Moses Coulee Rd; S on Moses Coulee Rd to Coulee Meadows Rd; S on Coulee Meadows Rd to Rd J N.W. at the Douglas-Grant county line; S on Rd J N.W. to Rd 23 N.W.; E on Rd 23 N.W. to Sagebrush Flats Rd; S on Sagebrush Flats Rd to Rd J N.W.; S on Rd J N.W. to Overen Rd (Rd 20 N.W.); SW on the Overen Rd (Rd 20 N.W.) to Baird Springs Rd; SW on Baird Springs Rd across SR 28 to the Crescent Bar Rd; S along the Crescent Bar Rd to the Crescent Bar boat launch on the Columbia River; W from the Crescent Bar boat launch to the Douglas-Kittitas county line on the Columbia River; N up the Columbia River (Douglas-Kittitas county line) to the Rock Island Grade Rd at the Rock Island Dam; N on Rock Island Grade Rd to the Sheehan Rd; N on the Sheehan Rd to the Titchenal Canyon Rd; N on the Titchenal Road Canyon Rd to the Alstown Rd (3 S.W. Rd); E on the Alstown Rd (3 S.W. Rd), through the town of Alstown to the Westerman Rd (K Rd S.W.); N on the Westerman Rd to US Hwy 2 and the point of beginning.


GMU 272-BEEZLEY (Grant, Lincoln, and Douglas counties):

Beginning at the junction of SR 155 and SR 174 in the town of Grand Coulee; SE on SR 174 to Rd W N.E. (Grand Coulee Hill Rd); S on Rd W N.E. to Rd 52 N.E.; E on Rd 52 N.E. to X Rd N.E.; S on X Rd N.E. to Peterson Rd; S on Peterson Rd to Douglas Rd; E on Douglas Rd to Old Coulee Rd; S on Old Coulee Rd to Maxwell Rd at the town of Almira; E on Maxwell Rd to SR 2; E on SR 2 to Kiner Rd; S on Kiner Rd to Rd X N.E.; S on Rd X N.E. to Rd W N.E. at the town of Marlin; S on Rd W N.E. to North Frontage Rd; W on North Frontage Rd to Rd U N.E.; S on Rd U N.E. to I-90; W on I-90 to the Columbia River (Grant-Kittitas county line) at the Vantage Bridge; N up the Columbia River (Grant-Kittitas county line) to a point due west of Crescent Bar boat launch; E from the Grant-Kittitas county line on the Columbia River to the Crescent Bar boat launch and Crescent Bar Rd; N on Crescent Bar Rd to SR 28; N across SR 28 to Baird Springs Rd; NE on Baird Springs Rd to Overen Rd; NE on Overen Rd to Rd J N.W.; N on Rd J N.W. to Sagebrush Flats Rd; N on Sagebrush Flats Rd to Coulee Meadows Rd at the Grant-Douglas county line; N on Coulee Meadows Rd to the Moses Coulee Rd; N on the Moses Coulee Rd to US Hwy 2; E on US Hwy 2 to the west shore of Banks Lake; N along the west shore of Banks Lake to the feeder canal for the Grand Coulee Dam; NE along the feeder canal to SR 174; SW on SR 174 to SR 155 and the point of beginning (((except Private Lands Wildlife Management Area 201, Wilson Creek))).


GMU 278-WAHLUKE (Grant, Franklin, and Adams counties):

Beginning at I-90 and the Columbia River (Grant-Kittitas county line) at the Vantage Bridge; NE and E on I-90 to Beverly Burke Rd; S on Beverly Burke Rd to Frenchman Hills Rd; E on Frenchman Hills Rd to SR 262; E on SR 262 to SR 17; N on SR 17 to I-90; E on I-90 to Rd U S.E.; S on Rd U S.E. to Booker Rd; S on Booker Rd to SR 26; W on SR 26 to SR 17; S on SR 17 to Scootney Rd; SW on Scootney Rd to Mail Rd; W on Mail Rd to Muse Rd; W on Muse Rd to SR 24; W on SR 24 to the Columbia River (Benton-Grant county line) at the Vernita Bridge; W and N along the Columbia River (Benton-Grant-Kittitas-Yakima county lines) to I-90 at the Vantage Bridge and the point of beginning.


GMU 284-RITZVILLE (Adams, Grant, Lincoln, and Whitman counties):

Beginning at I-90 and Rd U N.E.; N on Rd U N.E. to North Frontage Rd; E on North Frontage Rd to Rd W N.E.; N on Rd W N.E. to Rd 12 N.E.; E on Rd 12 N.E. to Davis Rd; E on Davis Rd to Marcellus Rd; S on Marcellus Rd to Tokio Rd; E on Tokio Rd to Danekas Rd; E on Danekas Rd to I-90; NE on I-90 to SR 23; S on SR 23 to Lamont Rd; SW on Lamont Rd to Revere Rd; S on Revere Rd to Rock Creek; S down Rock Creek to the Palouse River; S and W down the Palouse River to Old SR 26, west of the town of Hooper; W on Old SR 26, across the Palouse River to SR 26; W on SR 26 to Booker Rd; N on Booker Rd to Rd U S.E.; N on Rd U S.E. to I-90 and point of beginning.


GMU 290-DESERT (Grant County):

Beginning at I-90 and Beverly Burke Rd (Rd R S.W.), SW of the town of George; E on I-90 to SR 17; S on SR 17 to SR 262; W on SR 262 to Frenchman Hills Rd (Rd 7 S.W.); W on Frenchman Hills Rd (Rd 7 S.W.) to Beverly Burke Rd; N along Beverly Burke Rd to I-90 and the point of beginning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 03-16-087 (Order 03-175), 232-28-332, filed 8/5/03, effective 9/5/03; 03-06-110 (Order 03-23), 232-28-332, filed 3/5/03, effective 4/5/03.]

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