WSR 03-10-009

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 03-80 -- Filed April 25, 2003, 11:53 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 12, 2003.

Purpose: Amend landlord damage hunt rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-266.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-06-066 on March 3, 2003.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Restore "Antlerless only."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

April 25, 2003

Susan Yeager

for Will Roehl, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

OTS-6254.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-50, filed 5/23/00, effective 6/23/00)

WAC 232-28-266   ((2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-))2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006 Landowner damage hunts.  


LANDOWNER DAMAGE HUNTS


Deer:

Tag Required: Deer hunter must have a current valid, unaltered, unnotched deer tag on his/her person.


Hunting Method: Any legal weapon.


Season Framework:

((2000-2001)) 2003-2004 ((2001-2002)) 2004-2005 ((2002-2003)) 2005-2006
August 1- August 1- August 1-
March 31 March 31 March 31
Location: Statewide


Legal Deer: Antlerless Only


Kill Quota: 600 Statewide


Elk:


Tag Required: Elk hunter must have a current valid, unaltered, unnotched elk tag on his/her person.


Hunting Method: Any legal weapon


Season Framework:

((2000-2001)) 2003-2004 ((2001-2002)) 2004-2005 ((2002-2003)) 2005-2006
August 1- August 1- August 1-
March 31 March 31 March 31
Location: Statewide


Legal Elk: Antlerless Only


Kill Quota: ((100)) 200 Statewide


Special Notes: A landowner with deer/elk damage will enter into a Cooperative Agreement with WDFW and establish a boundary for deer/elk hunt, season dates within the framework and number of animals to be removed. Landowner agrees not to claim damage payments and will allow access to hunters during the general hunting seasons. Landowner selects hunters. A landowner damage access permit provided by the landowner will authorize the hunter to use an unused general deer/elk tag to hunt and kill a legal animal during the prescribed damage hunt season.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040, 77.12.010, 77.12.020, 77.12.770, 77.12.780. 00-11-137 (Order 00-50), 232-28-266, filed 5/23/00, effective 6/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.020, 77.12.030, 77.12.040 and 77.32.220. 97-05-074, 232-28-266, filed 2/19/97, effective 3/22/97.]

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