PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed December 4, 2018, 10:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering amendments to sturgeon recreational fishing rules.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is considering amendments to recreational fishing rules to provide fishing opportunity and to address conservation objectives.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: These rules are coordinated with Oregon department of fish and wildlife.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Scott Bird, P.O. Box 43153, Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-902-2403, fax 360-902-2155, email Rules.Coordinator@dfw.wa.gov.
November 30, 2018