Sportfishing Rule Changes for 2016-2017

See proposed rule
language (CR-103)
2016 Recreational Fishing Rules
Concise Explanatory Statement
Fish & Wildlife Commission
Meeting Dec. 11-12, 2015

2016 – 2017 Sportfishing Rule Proposals – Briefing and Public Hearing. Audio available.

View and comment on proposals that were submitted by the public and WDFW staff.

Recommended
for Public Comment
Not Recommended
for further consideration
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Puget Sound Coast Not Region Specific
Liberalize limits for Bass, Channel Catfish,
and Walleye in the Columbia River
and tributaries contiguous with Oregon

Recommended for Public Comment
WDFW feels these rule proposals would make good candidates for public comment. These proposals may have been combined with other similar rules proposed and have been edited to provide an accurate description of what the rule proposal will cover.

Not Recommended for further consideration
WDFW feels these rule proposals would not make good candidates for public comment. Many of these rule proposals are covered in other rule making processes can not be put through this specific rule making process.