WSR 97-12-057

PERMANENT RULES

FISH AND WILDLIFE

COMMISSION

(Wildlife)

[Filed June 2, 1997, 4:59 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: April 19, 1997.

Purpose: To adopt WAC 232-28-268 1997-1998 Elk permit quotas.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Other Authority: RCW 77.12.020, 77.12.030, 77.32.220.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-06-124 on March 5, 1997.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted version of WAC 232-28-268 differs from the proposed version filed with the code reviser in the following specifics:

1. The permit quota for hunt 2002 Watershed A was changed from 52 to 75.

2. The permit quota for hunt 2003 Dayton A was changed from 12 to 10.

3. The permit quota for hunt 2006 Mountain View A was changed from 7 to 8.

4. The permit quota for hunt 2007 Peola A was changed from 2 to 6.

5. The permit quota for hunt 2008 Grande Ronde A was changed from 1 to 2.

6. The permit quota for hunt 2009 Naneum A was changed from 26 to 25.

7. The permit quota for hunt 2010 Quilomene A was changed from 20 to 13.

8. The permit quota for hunt 2011 Peaches Ridge A was changed from 47 to 69.

9. The permit quota for hunt 2012 Observatory A was changed from 47 to 39.

10. The permit quota for hunt 2013 Goose Prairie A was changed from 29 to 32.

11. The permit quota for hunt 2014 Bethel A was changed from 20 to 17.

12. The permit quota for hunt 2015 Rimrock A was changed from 24 to 50.

13. The permit quota for hunt 2016 Cowiche A was changed from 8 to 9.

14. The permit quota for hunt 2017 White River A was changed from 537 to 820.

15. The permit quota for hunt 2018 White River B was changed from 35 to 25.

16. The permit quota for hunt 2019 Green River A was changed from 1 to 0.

17. The permit quota for hunt 2029 Wenaha B was changed from 7 to 8.

18. The permit quota for hunt 2033 Shushuskin A was changed from 125 to 150.

19. The permit quota for hunt 2045 Umtanum was changed from 100 to 150.

20. The permit quota for hunt 2051 Rimrock B was changed from 175 to 100.

21. The permit quota for hunt 2052 Cowiche B was changed from 75 to 200.

22. The permit quota for hunt 2053 White River C was changed from 20 to 5.

23. The permit quota for hunt 2054 Green River B was changed from 1 to 0.

24. The permit quota for hunt 2078 Blue Creek B was changed from 3 to 2.

25. The permit quota for hunt 2079 Watershed B was changed from 10 to 0.

26. The permit quota for hunt 2081 Tucannon B was changed from 3 to 1.

27. The permit quota for hunt 2082 Wenaha C was changed from 6 to 4.

28. The permit quota for hunt 2083 Mountain View B was changed from 3 to 2.

29. The permit quota for hunt 2084 Peola C was changed from 3 to 1.

30. The permit quota for hunt 2086 Naneum C was changed from 5 to 21.

31. The permit quota for hunt 2087 Quilomene C was changed from 4 to 22.

32. The permit quota for hunt 2088 Peaches Ridge B was changed from 10 to 13.

33. The permit quota for hunt 2089 Observatory B was changed from 10 to 17.

34. The permit quota for hunt 2090 Goose Prairie B was changed from 6 to 12.

35. The permit quota for hunt 2091 Bethel C was changed from 4 to 8.

36. The permit quota for hunt 2092 Rimrock C was changed from 5 to 10.

37. The permit quota for hunt 2093 Cowiche C was changed from 2 to 6.

38. The permit quota for hunt 2094 White River D was changed from 102 to 360.

39. The permit quota for hunt 2095 White River E was changed from 7 to 11.

40. The permit quota for hunt 2096 Green River C was changed from 1 to 0.

41. The permit quota for hunt 2097 Winston C was changed from 2 to 3.

42. The permit quota for hunt 2098 Margaret C was changed from 4 to 6.

43. The permit quota for hunt 2099 Coweeman C was changed from 2 to 3.

44. The permit quota for hunt 2100 Toutle C was changed from 23 to 40.

45. The permit quota for hunt 2101 Lewis River C was changed from 3 to 5.

46. The permit quota for hunt 2102 Dickey B was changed from 11 to 18.

47. The permit quota for hunt 2103 Olympic B was changed from 2 to 8.

48. The permit quota for hunt 2111 Blue Creek D was changed from 4 to 3.

49. The permit quota for hunt 2112 Watershed C was changed from 12 to 0.

50. The permit quota for hunt 2113 Dayton C was changed from 8 to 5.

51. The permit quota for hunt 2114 Tucannon C was changed from 4 to 3.

52. The permit quota for hunt 2115 Wenaha D was changed from 8 to 7.

53. The permit quota for hunt 2116 Mountain View C was changed from 11 to 13.

54. The permit quota for hunt 2117 Peola D was changed from 11 to 6.

55. The permit quota for hunt 2119 Naneum D was changed from 14 to 85.

56. The permit quota for hunt 2120 Quilomene D was changed from 11 to 68.

57. The permit quota for hunt 2121 Peaches Ridge C was changed from 25 to 77.

58. The permit quota for hunt 2122 Observatory C was changed from 25 to 77.

59. The permit quota for hunt 2123 Goose Prairie C was changed from 16 to 15.

60. The permit quota for hunt 2124 Bethel D was changed from 11 to 31.

61. The permit quota for hunt 2125 Rimrock D was changed from 13 to 26.

62. The permit quota for hunt 2126 Cowiche D was changed from 5 to 9.

63. The permit quota for hunt 2127 White River F was changed from 287 to 880.

64. The permit quota for hunt 2128 White River G was changed from 19 to 26.

65. The permit quota for hunt 2129 Green River D was changed from 1 to 0.

66. The permit quota for hunt 2130 Winston D was changed from 5 to 9.

67. The permit quota for hunt 2131 Margaret D was changed from 9 to 19.

68. The permit quota for hunt 2132 Coweeman D was changed from 5 to 9.

69. The permit quota for hunt 2133 Toutle D was changed from 61 to 123.

70. The permit quota for hunt 2134 Lewis River D was changed from 8 to 15.

71. The permit quota for hunt 2135 Dickey C was changed from 28 to 57.

72. The permit quota for hunt 2136 Olympic C was changed from 6 to 11.

73. The permit quota for hunt 2137 Shushuskin B was changed from 20 to 75.

74. The "Special Restrictions" for hunts 2144 Quilomene E, 2145 Manastash B, and 2146 Little Naches C was changed from Antlerless Only to 3 pt. min. or Antlerless Only.

75. The permit quota for hunt 2147 Green River E was changed from 1 to 0.

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.

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

May 2, 1997

Lisa Pelly

Chair

NEW SECTION

WAC 232-28-268 1997-1998 Elk permit quotas

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Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Modern Firearm Bull Permit Hunts (Only modern firearm elk tag holders may apply.)

2001 Blue Creek A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 154 5

2002 Watershed A* Nov. 1-9 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless BP GMU 157 75

2003 Dayton A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 162 10

2004 Tucannon A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 166 6

2005 Wenaha A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 169 13

2006 Mountain View A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 172 8

2007 Peola A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 178 6

2008 Grande Ronde A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. BP GMU 186 2

2009 Naneum A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. CP GMU 328 25

2010 Quilomene A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. CP GMU 329 13

2011 Peaches Ridge A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMUs 336, 346 69

2012 Observatory A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMUs 340, 342 39

2013 Goose Prairie A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMUs 352, 356 32

2014 Bethel A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMU 360 17

2015 Rimrock A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMU 364 50

2016 Cowiche A Oct. 20-Nov. 2 3 Pt. Min. YP GMU 368 9

2017 White River A Nov. 3-16 Spike Only WP GMU 472 820

2018 White River B Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 472 25

2019 Green River A Nov. 8-12 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless WP GMU 485 0

2020 Winston A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 520 9

2021 Margaret A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 524 18

2022 Coweeman A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 550 9

2023 Toutle A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 556 114

2024 Lewis River A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 560 14

2025 Dickey A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 602 53

2026 Olympic A Nov. 3-16 3 Pt. Min. WP GMU 621 11

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Modern Firearm Elk Permit Hunts (Only modern firearm and muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)

2027 Northeast Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only BP or BM GMUs 109, 113, 75

117, 124 (E. of

SR 395)

2028 Mica, Cheney Oct. 11-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only BP or BM GMUs 127, 130 250

2029 Wenaha B Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min. BP or BM GMU 169 8

2030 Peola B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only BP or BM GMU 178 50

2031 Wenatchee Mtns. Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min. CP, CM, GMUs 302, 335 24

YP, or YM

*Permit season for archery and muzzleloader is the same as modern firearm and all hunters must wear hunter orange.

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

2032 Naneum B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only CP or CM GMU 328 0

2033 Shushuskin A Nov. 15-Dec. 15 Antlerless Only CP or CM Elk Area 031 150

2034 Malaga A Sept. 1-Oct. 3 Antlerless Only CP or CM Elk Area 032 75

2035 Malaga B Nov. 7-Dec. 31 Antlerless Only CP or CM Elk Area 032 75

2036 Peshastin A Sept. 1-Oct. 3 Antlerless Only CP or CM Elk Area 033 25

2037 Peshastin B Nov. 7-Dec. 31 Any Elk CP or CM Elk Area 033 25

2038 Brushy Sept. 20-22 Antlerless Only CP or CM Elk Area 035 50

2039 Quilomene B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only CP or CM GMU 329 0

2040 West Bar A Oct. 22 Antlerless Only CP or CM GMU 330 10

2041 West Bar B Oct. 23 Antlerless Only CP or CM GMU 330 10

2042 West Bar C Oct. 24 Antlerless Only CP or CM GMU 330 10

2043 Taneum Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 336 100

2044 Manastash A Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 340 100

2045 Umtanum Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 342 150

2046 Little Naches A Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 346 100

2047 Little Naches B Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min. YP or YM GMU 346 15

2048 Nile Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 352 30

2049 Bumping Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 356 150

2050 Bethel B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 360 25

2051 Rimrock B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 364 100

2052 Cowiche B Oct. 29-Nov. 2 Antlerless Only YP or YM GMU 368 200

2053 White River C Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 472 5

2054 Green River B Nov. 8-12 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 485 0

2055 Lincoln Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 501 0

2056 Willapa Hills Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 506 100

2057 Packwood Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 516 25

2058 Winston B Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 520 30

2059 Margaret B Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 524 30

2060 Ryderwood Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 530 125

2061 Coweeman B Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 550 50

2062 Toutle B Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 556 50

2063 Marble Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 558 60

2064 Carlton Oct 1-10 3-Pt. Min. WP or WM Elk Area 057 5

2065 West Goat Rocks Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min. WP or WM Elk Area 058 5

2066 Mt. Adams Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min. WP or WM Elk Area 059 5

2067 Lewis River B Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 560 75

2068 Washougal Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 568 0

2069 Siouxon Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 572 50

2070 Wind River Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 574 0

2071 West Klickitat Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 578 0

2072 Grayback Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 588 0

2073 Minot Peak Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 660 10

2074 Williams Creek Nov. 12-16 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 673 80

2075 Curtis Dec. 20-31 Antlerless Only WP or WM Elk Area 050 50

2076 Boisfort A Jan. 1-15, 1998 Antlerless Only WP or WM Elk Area 054 50

2077 East Valley Jan. 1-15, 1998 Antlerless Only WP or WM Elk Area 055 25

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Muzzleloader Bull Permit Hunts (Only muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)

2078 Blue Creek B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 154 2

2079 Watershed B* Nov. 1-9 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless BM GMU 157 0

2080 Dayton B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 162 3

2081 Tucannon B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 166 1

2082 Wenaha C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 169 4

2083 Mountain View B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 172 2

2084 Peola C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 178 1

2085 Grande Ronde B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. BM GMU 186 1

2086 Naneum C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. CM GMU 328 21

2087 Quilomene C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. CM GMU 329 22

2088 Peaches Ridge B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMUs 336, 346 13

2089 Observatory B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMUs 340, 342 17

2090 Goose Prairie B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMUs 352, 356 12

2091 Bethel C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMU 360 8

2092 Rimrock C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMU 364 10

2093 Cowiche C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. YM GMU 368 6

2094 White River D Oct. 1-10 Spike Only WM GMU 472 360

2095 White River E Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 472 11

2096 Green River C* Nov. 8-12 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless WM GMU 485 0

2097 Winston C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 520 3

2098 Margaret C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 524 6

2099 Coweeman C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 550 3

2100 Toutle C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 556 40

2101 Lewis River C Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 560 5

2102 Dickey B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 602 18

2103 Olympic B Oct. 1-10 3 Pt. Min. WM GMU 621 8

* Permit season in Watershed B & Green River C is the same as modern firearm, and hunters must wear hunter orange.

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Muzzleloader Permit Hunts (Only muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)

2104 Blue Creek C 12/1/97 - 1/31/98 Antlerless Only BM GMU 154 50

2105 Couse 12/1/97 - 1/31/98 Antlerless Only BM GMU 181 150

2106 Stella Nov. 26-Dec. 15 Spike or antlerless WM GMU 504 100

2107 Boisfort B Jan. 16-31, 1998 Antlerless Only WM Elk Area 054 50

2108 Yale Nov. 26-Dec. 15 Any Elk WM GMU 554 75

2109 Toledo Jan. 2-16, 1998 Antlerless Only WM Elk Area 029 75

2110 North River Nov. 26-Dec. 15 Antlerless Only WM GMU 658 20

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Archery Bull Permit Hunts (Only archery elk tag holders may apply.)

2111 Blue Creek D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 154 3

2112 Watershed C* Nov. 1-9 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless BA GMU 157 0

2113 Dayton C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 162 5

2114 Tucannon C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 166 3

2115 Wenaha D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 169 7

2116 Mountain View C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 172 13

2117 Peola D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 178 6

2118 Grande Ronde C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. BA GMU 186 1

2119 Naneum D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. CA GMU 328 85

2120 Quilomene D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. CA GMU 329 68

2121 Peaches Ridge C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMUs 336, 346 77

2122 Observatory C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMUs 340, 342 77

2123 Goose Prairie C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMUs 352, 356 41

2124 Bethel D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMU 360 31

2125 Rimrock D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMU 364 26

2126 Cowiche D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. YA GMU 368 9

2127 White River F Sept. 1-14 Spike Only WA GMU 472 880

2128 White River G Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 472 26

2129 Green River D* Nov. 8-12 3 Pt. Min. or Antlerless WA GMU 485 0

2130 Winston D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 520 9

2131 Margaret D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 524 19

2132 Coweeman D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 550 9

2133 Toutle D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 556 123

2134 Lewis River D Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 560 15

2135 Dickey C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 602 57

2136 Olympic C Sept. 1-14 3 Pt. Min. WA GMU 621 11

* Permit season in Watershed C and Green River D is the same as modern firearm and hunters must wear hunter orange.

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Advanced Hunter Education (AHE) Graduate Special Elk Permit Hunts (Only AHE graduates may apply.)

2137 Shushuskin B 12/16/97-1/15/98 Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Elk Area 031 75

2138 Margaret E Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min or Antlerless Any Elk Tag GMU 524 15

2139 Quinault Ridge Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min or Antlerless Any Elk Tag GMU 638 5

2140 Skookumchuck Oct. 1-10 Spike Bull or Antlerless Any Elk Tag GMU 667 2

2141 South Bank A Jan. 1-15, 1998 Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Elk Area 062 5

2142 South Bank B Jan. 16-31, 1998 Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Elk Area 062 5

2143 Cathlamet Sept. 1-14 and Archery Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Cathlamet Big 7

Nov. 26-Dec. 8 Game Closure in

Wahkiakum Co.

Hunt

Choice Hunt Permit Special Elk Tag Boundary 1997

No. Name Season Restrictions Prefix Description Permits

Persons of Disability Only - Special Elk Permit Hunts (Only for persons issued a "DHP" - see pg. 13)

2144 Quilomene E Nov. 1-7 3-Pt. Min or CP or CM GMU 329 5

Antlerless Only

2145 Manastash B Nov. 1-7 3-Pt. Min or YP or YM GMU 340 5

Antlerless Only

2146 Little Naches C Oct. 1-10 3-Pt. Min or YP or YM GMU 346 5

Antlerless Only

2147 Green River E Nov. 8-12 Antlerless Only WP or WM GMU 485 0

2148 Centralia Mine A Nov. 22-23 Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Portion of 667* 4

2150 Centralia Mine B Nov. 29-30 Any Elk Any Elk Tag Portion of 667* 4

2151 South Bank C Dec. 10-20 Antlerless Only Any Elk Tag Elk Area 062 3

*Successful applicants will be mailed a map of the hunt boundary.

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Reviser's note: The spelling errors in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

Reviser's note: The unnecessary underscoring in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

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