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Chapter 220-56 WAC Personal-use fishery


Last Update: 8/10/06



DISPOSITIONS OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
220-56-010 Definitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-010, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-010, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-010, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 858, 220-56-010, filed 1/14/70; Order 806, 220-56-010, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69; Order 767, 2, filed 12/22/67; Order 717, 1 (part), filed 12/21/66; subsections 1, 2 from Orders 356, 256, filed 3/1/60; subsections 3 and 7 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 356, 256, filed 3/1/60; subsections 4 and 5 from Orders 391 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 6 from Order 507, filed 4/13/60; subsection 8 from Order 630, filed 12/2/64.] See WAC 220-56-013, 220-56-016, and 220-56-019. Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-013 Definitions -- Bag limit code definitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-07-046 (Order 79-43), 220-56-013, filed 6/22/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-013, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-013, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-013, filed 4/5/76; Order 76-14, 220-56-013, filed 3/15/76 and 3/24/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1116, 220-56-013, filed 4/30/74; Order 1101, 220-56-013, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 1039, 220-56-013, filed 12/22/72; Order 910, 220-56-013, filed 12/28/70; Order 806, 220-56-013, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69. Formerly (9) of WAC 220-56-010.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-016 Definitions -- Season code definitions. [Order 806, 220-56-016, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/68; Formerly (10) of WAC 220-56-010.] Repealed by Order 77-71, filed 8/18/77.
220-56-019 Definitions -- River mouth definitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-019, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 76-14, 220-56-019, filed 4/5/76; Order 76-14, 220-56-019, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-019, filed 1/13/75; Order 978, 220-56-019, filed 12/10/71; Order 910, 220-56-019, filed 12/28/70; Order 867, 220-56-019, filed 6/16/70; Order 858, 220-56-019, filed 1/14/70; Order 806, 220-56-019, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69. Formerly (11) of WAC 220-56-010.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-020 Definitions -- Lawful and unlawful provisions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-020, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-020, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-020, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-020, filed 1/13/75; Order 1101, 220-56-020, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 1039, 220-56-020, filed 12/22/72; Order 978, 220-56-020, filed 12/10/71 and 12/17/71; Order 910, 220-56-020, filed 12/28/70; Order 866, 220-56-020, filed 6/12/70; Order 858, 220-56-020, filed 1/14/70; Order 806, 220-56-020, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69; Order 720, 1, filed 2/1/67; Order 717, 1 (part), filed 12/21/66; subsection 1 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; subsections 2 and 11 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; subsection 3 from Order 527, filed 5/16/61; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 4 from Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsections 6, 7, 8, 9 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 7 amended by Order 635, filed 3/31/65; subsection 10 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65; subsection 11 amended by Order 630, filed 12/2/64.] See WAC 220-56-023. Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-021 Definitions -- Hook regulations -- Fresh water angling. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-021, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-56-021, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-021, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-021, filed 1/13/75; Order 1101, 220-56-021, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 978, 220-56-021, filed 12/10/71; Order 910, 220-56-021, filed 12/28/70.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-022 Definitions -- Special fishery -- Elderly and handicapped persons. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-022, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-022, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-022, filed 4/5/76; Order 76-14, 220-56-022, filed 3/15/76 and 3/24/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 910, 220-56-022, filed 12/18/70.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-023 Salmon catch record cards. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-023, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-121, 220-56-023, filed 10/19/77; Order 76-153, 220-56-023, filed 12/17/76; Order 910, 220-56-023, filed 12/28/70; Order 806, 220-56-023, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69; Formerly (12) of WAC 220-56-020.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-175.
220-56-030 Definitions -- Possession limits -- Food fish other than salmon. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-030, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 1186, 220-56-030, filed 1/13/75; Order 1101, 220-56-030, filed 11/14/73, eff. 1/1/74; Order 717, 1, (part), filed 12/21/66; subsection 1 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; subsection 2 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65; Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Order 544, filed 4/13/62; Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 457 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 2(b) amended by Order 630, filed 12/2/64.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-040 Definitions -- Shellfish -- Possession limits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-040, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-040, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-040, filed 4/5/76; Order 76-14, 220-56-040, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-040, filed 1/13/75; Order 1039, 220-56-040, filed 12/22/72; Order 990, 220-56-040, filed 5/11/72; Order 910, 220-56-040, filed 12/28/70; Order 767, 3, filed 12/22/67; Order 717, 1 (part), filed 12/21/66; subsections 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 483 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 2 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Order 506, filed 3/16/60; Order 569, subsection 4, filed 4/11/63; Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 483 and 256, filed 3/1/60.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-050 General provisions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-04-041 (Order 79-17), 220-56-050, filed 3/23/79; Order 1106, 220-56-050, filed 1/10/74; Order 717, 1, (part), filed 12/21/66; subsections 1, 3, 4-9 from Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 2 from Orders 391 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 5 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 10 from Order 630, filed 12/2/64; Orders 429 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 11 from Orders 453 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 12 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-060 General provisions -- Personal use fishery -- Areas and seasons -- Salmon. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-060, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 978, 220-56-060, filed 12/10/71; Order 910, 220-56-060, filed 12/28/70; Order 867, 220-56-060, filed 6/16/70; Order 858, 220-56-060, filed 1/14/70; Order 806, 220-56-060, filed 12/20/68, eff. 1/20/69; Order 767, 4, 5, filed 12/22/67; Order 717, 1, (part), filed 12/21/66; subsection 1 from Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 2 from Order 672, (part), filed 12/28/65; Order 635, (part), filed 3/31/65; Order 630, filed 12/2/64; Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Order 511, filed 6/27/60; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 3 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 429 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 4 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 5 from Order 672, (part), filed 12/28/65; Order 630, (part), filed 12/2/64; Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Orders 391, 384, 383, and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 6 from Order 630, filed 12/2/64; subsections 7, 14 from Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 8 from Order 672, (part), filed 12/28/65; Order 630, (part), filed 12/2/64; Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 404 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 9 from Orders 404 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 10 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 476 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 11 from Orders 417 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 12 from Order 630, filed 12/2/64; Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 455 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 13 from Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 452 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 15 from Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 16 from Orders 357 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 17 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65; Order 543, filed 3/20/62; Orders 400 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 18 from Order 544, filed 4/3/62; Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 502 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsections 19 and 20 from Order 630, filed 12/2/64; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 452 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 21 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65; Order 569, filed 4/11/63; Order 507, filed 4/13/60; subsection 22 from Order 672, filed 12/28/65; Order 630, filed 12/2/64; subsection 23 from Order 525, filed 5/3/61; Order 507, filed 4/13/60.] Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-063 and 220-56-066. Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-063 General provisions -- Salt water seasons and bag limits. [Order 77-31, 220-56-063, filed 5/11/77; Order 77-3, 220-56-063, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-063, filed 3/15/76 and 3/24/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1221, 220-56-063, filed 7/1/75; Order 1193, 220-56-063, filed 3/4/75; Order 1186, 220-56-063, filed 1/13/75; Order 1143, 220-56-063, filed 8/8/74; Order 1116, 220-56-063, filed 4/30/74; Order 1101, 220-56-063, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 982, 220-56-063, filed 2/16/72; Order 978, 220-56-063, filed 12/10/71; Order 910, 220-56-063, filed 12/28/70; Order 806, 220-56-063, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69. Formerly (2) of WAC 220-56-060.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-064 Special provisions -- Saltwater seasons and bag limits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-064, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-31, 220-56-064, filed 5/11/77; Order 77-3, 220-56-064, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-190.
220-56-065 Personal use fishery -- Areas and seasons -- Other food fish and shellfish. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-065, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-065, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-065, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 910, 220-56-065, filed 12/28/70.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-128.
220-56-066 Personal use fishery -- Fresh water seasons and bag limits. [Order 866, 220-56-066, filed 6/12/70; Order 858, 220-56-066, filed 1/14/70; Order 806, 220-56-066, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69; Formerly (3) of WAC 220-56-060.] Repealed by Order 77-71, filed 8/18/77. See WAC 220-57-001 through 220-57-105.
220-56-070 General provisions -- Smelt -- Areas and seasons. [Order 76-14, 220-56-070, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-070, filed 1/13/75; Order 910, 220-56-070, filed 12/28/70; Order 806, 220-56-070, filed 12/20/68, effective 1/20/69; Order 717, 1 (part), filed 12/21/66; subsection 1 from Order 591, filed 10/28/63; Orders 447 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 2 from Orders 378 and 256, filed 3/1/60.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-270 and 220-56-275.
220-56-071 General provisions -- Halibut -- Season. [Order 1101, 220-56-071, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-255.
220-56-072 General provisions -- Shad and sturgeon areas and seasons. [Order 912, 220-56-072, filed 1/26/71; Order 858, 220-56-072, filed 1/14/70.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-285 and 220-56-295.
220-56-073 General provisions -- Sturgeon -- Snake River. [Order 867, 220-56-073, filed 6/16/70.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-305.
220-56-074 General provisions -- Sturgeon -- Area -- Bonneville Dam. [Order 76-14, 220-56-074, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-300.
220-56-080 General provisions -- Clams -- Areas and seasons. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-080, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-080, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-080, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-080, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1186, 220-56-080, filed 1/13/75; Order 1101, 220-56-080, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 990, 220-56-080, filed 5/11/72; Order 807, 220-56-080, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69; Order 717, 1 (part), filed 12/21/66; subsections 1, 3 from Order 605, filed 4/21/64; subsection 3 amended by Order 679, filed 4/20/66; subsection 2 from Order 631, filed 1/13/65; Order 599, filed 1/29/64; Order 540, filed 1/15/62; Order 524, filed 2/6/61; subsections 4, 6 from Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 6 amended by Order 672, filed 12/28/65; subsection 5 from Order 507, filed 4/13/60; Orders 356 and 256, filed 3/1/60; subsection 7 from Order 569, filed 4/11/60.] See WAC 220-56-082, 220-56-084, 220-56-086 and 220-56-088. Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-082 General provisions -- Crab -- Areas and seasons. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-082, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 76-14, 220-56-082, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 807, 220-56-082, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69. Formerly WAC 220-56-080(4).] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-330, 220-56-340, 220-56-345, 220-56-350, and 220-56-355.
220-56-084 General provisions -- Shrimp -- Areas and seasons. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-084, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-084, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 76-14, 220-56-084, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1101, 220-56-084, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 807, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69. Formerly WAC 220-56-080(5).] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-325.
220-56-086 General provisions -- Oysters -- Areas and seasons. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-086, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-086, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-56-086, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-56-086, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 1101, 220-56-086, filed 11/14/73, effective 1/1/74; Order 807, 220-56-086, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69. Formerly WAC 220-56-080(6).] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-380.
220-56-088 General provisions -- Shellfish gear -- Unlawful. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-56-088, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-56-088, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 76-14, 220-56-088, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76; Order 807, 220-56-088, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69. Formerly 220-56-080(7).] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-320.
220-56-090 General provisions -- Sea cucumbers. [Order 990, 220-56-090, filed 5/11/72.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-410.
220-56-092 General provisions -- Sea urchins. [Order 990, 220-56-092, filed 5/11/72.] Repealed by 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. Later promulgation, see WAC 220-56-405.
220-56-103 Definitions -- Landlocked chinook and coho. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), 220-56-103, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00; 99-08-029 (Order 99-13), 220-56-103, filed 3/30/99, effective 5/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-103, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-17-062 (Order 95-102), 220-56-103, filed 8/15/95, effective 9/15/95.] Repealed by 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 7.
220-56-117 Retention of tagged bottomfish and herring. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-117, filed 3/18/82.] Repealed by 06-09-054 (Order 06-72), filed 4/17/06, effective 5/18/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-120 Closed areas -- Angling. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 88-10-012 (Order 88-14), 220-56-120, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-120, filed 4/21/87; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-120, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), filed 3/16/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-125 Unlawful provisions -- Shilshole Bay. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 90-06-026, 220-56-125, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-125, filed 4/11/84; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-125, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-126 Nonbuoyant lures and night closures -- Saltwater. [Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 03-21-001 (Order 03-255), 220-56-126, filed 10/1/03, effective 11/1/03; 01-06-036 (Order 01-24), 220-56-126, filed 3/5/01, effective 5/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040. 98-15-081 (Order 98-122), 220-56-126, filed 7/15/98, effective 8/15/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-126, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-126, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 90-06-026, 220-56-126, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-126, filed 3/16/89; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-126, filed 4/9/85.] Repealed by 06-09-021 (Order 06-67), filed 4/11/06, effective 5/12/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-127 Unlawful provisions -- Budd Inlet. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 90-06-026, 220-56-127, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90.] Repealed by 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-135 Edmonds and Elliott Bay fishing piers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-135, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-135, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), filed 3/18/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-190 Coastal salmon -- Saltwater seasons and daily limits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040. 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), 220-56-190, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99; 98-15-081 (Order 98-122), 220-56-190, filed 7/15/98, effective 8/15/98; 97-18-035, 220-56-190, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-190, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-190, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-190, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-190, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-190, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-190, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-190, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-190, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-190, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-190, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-190, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-190, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-190, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-064.] Decodified and amended by 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 7. Recodified as WAC 232-28-620.
220-56-191 Puget Sound salmon -- Saltwater seasons and daily limits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 00-01-103 (Order 99-215), 220-56-191, filed 12/16/99, effective 1/16/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040. 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), 220-56-191, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99; 98-15-081 (Order 98-122), 220-56-191, filed 7/15/98, effective 8/15/98; 98-06-031, 220-56-191, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. 97-18-035, 220-56-191, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-191, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-191, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-191, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-191, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93.] Decodified and amended by 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 7. Recodified as WAC 232-28-621.
220-56-198 Duwamish Waterway -- Unlawful provisions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-198, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-198, filed 3/17/83.] Repealed by 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), filed 4/9/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-201 Marking sport-caught salmon. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-201, filed 4/11/84.] Repealed by 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), filed 4/9/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-205 Hook rules -- Nonbuoyant lures and night closures. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), 220-56-205, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00; 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), 220-56-205, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99; 98-15-081 (Order 98-122), 220-56-205, filed 7/15/98, effective 8/15/98; 97-18-035, 220-56-205, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-205, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-205, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-205, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-205, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-205, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-205, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-205, filed 4/26/88; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-205, filed 4/9/86; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-205, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-205, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-205, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 7.
220-56-225 Freshwater angling hours. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-09-066 (Order 97-68), 220-56-225, filed 4/21/97, effective 5/22/97; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-225, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-225, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-225, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040.
220-56-245 Halibut -- Daily and possession limits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-245, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-245, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-245, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-245, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-012 (Order 88-14), 220-56-245, filed 4/26/88; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-245, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040.
220-56-260 Bottomfish -- Lawful gear. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-260, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), filed 6/9/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-290 Sturgeon angling hours. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-290, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-290, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 01-06-036 (Order 01-24), filed 3/5/01, effective 5/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-295 Sturgeon -- Unlawful acts. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), 220-56-295, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00; 98-06-031, 220-56-295, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-295, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-295, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-295, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-295, filed 4/11/84; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-295, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-295, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-072.] Repealed by 01-06-036 (Order 01-24), filed 3/5/01, effective 5/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-300 Sturgeon -- Area -- Bonneville Dam. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-300, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-300, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-074.] Repealed by 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), filed 3/17/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-305 Sturgeon -- Catch and release. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-08-018 (Order 97-54), 220-56-305, filed 3/25/97, effective 4/25/97; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-305, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-305, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-305, filed 4/9/86; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-305, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-073.] Repealed by 01-06-036 (Order 01-24), filed 3/5/01, effective 5/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-307 Shellfish -- Closed areas. [Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040 and 75.08.080. 98-06-031, 220-56-307, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 94-14-069, 220-56-307, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-307, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 90-06-026, 220-56-307, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90.] Repealed by 02-08-048 (Order 02-53), filed 3/29/02, effective 5/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.
220-56-345 Clams, oysters -- Culling prohibited. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-345, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-082.] Repealed by 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), filed 3/16/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.
220-56-370 Razor clams -- Disability permits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-370, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-370, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.] Repealed by 04-07-009 (Order 04-39), filed 3/4/04, effective 5/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047.



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220-56-100
Definitions Personal-use fishing.
The following definitions apply to personal use fishing in Titles 220 and232 WAC:

(1) "Anadromous game fish" means steelhead, searun cutthroat trout, and searun Dolly Varden/bull trout.

(2) "Bait" means any substance which attracts fish by scent or flavors. Bait includes any lure which uses scent or flavoring to attract fish.

(3) "Barbless hook" means a hook on which all barbs have been deleted when manufactured or filed off or pinched down.

(4) "Bow and arrow fishing" means any method of taking, or attempting to take, fish by the use of an arrow equipped with a barbed head and a line attached, and propelled by a bow, as in the sport of archery, while the fisher is above the surface of the water.

(5) "Buoy 10 line" means a true north-south line projected through Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River. "Buoy 10 fishery" means a fishery between a line in the Columbia River from Tongue Point in Oregon to Rocky Point in Washington and the Buoy 10 line.

(6) "Channel Marker 13 line" means a true north-south line through Grays Harbor Channel Marker 13.

(7) "Daily limit" means the maximum number or pounds of fish, shellfish, or seaweed of the required size of a given species or aggregate of species which a person may retain in a single day.

(8) "Fresh" means fish or shellfish that are refrigerated, iced, salted, or surface glazed.

(9) "Freshwater area" means:

(a) Within any freshwater river, lake, stream or pond.

(b) On the bank or within 10 yards of any freshwater river, lake, stream or pond.

(c) On or within any boat launch, ramp, or parking facility associated with any freshwater river, lake, stream or pond.

(10) "Frozen" means fish or shellfish that are hard frozen throughout.

(11) "Gaffing" means an effort to take fish by impaling the fish with a hook attached directly to a pole or other device.

(12) "Hatchery" when used to describe the difference between a hatchery fish and a nonhatchery fish, except salmon, means a fish having a clipped adipose fin or a clipped ventral fin with a healed scar at the location of the clipped fin. A hatchery salmon is a salmon having a clipped adipose fin and a healed scar at the location of the clipped fin, regardless of whether the fish is missing a ventral fin.

(13) "Hook" means one single point, double or treble hook. A "single point hook" means a hook having only one point. A "double hook" means a hook having two points on a common shank. A "treble hook" means a hook having three points on a common shank.

(14) "Hook and line" or "angling" shall be identical in meaning and, except as provided in WAC 220-56-115, shall be defined as the use of not more than one line with three hooks attached to a pole held in hand while landing fish, or the use of a hand operated line without rod or reel, to which may be attached not more than three hooks. When fishing for bottom fish, "angling" and "jigging" shall be identical in meaning.

(15) "In the field or in transit" means at any place other than at the ordinary residence of the harvester. An ordinary residence is a residential dwelling where a person normally lives, with associated features such as address, telephone number, utility account, etc. A motor home or camper parked at a campsite or a vessel are not considered to be an ordinary residence.

(16) "Juvenile" means a person under fifteen year of age.

(17) "Lure" means a manufactured article constructed of feathers, hair, fiber, wood, metal, glass, cork, leather, rubber or plastic which does not use scent or flavoring to attract fish. "Nonbuoyant lure" means a lure complete with hooks, swivels or other attachments, which does not float in freshwater.

(18) "Night closure" means closed to fishing from one hour after official sunset to one hour before official sunrise.

(19) "Nonbuoyant lure restriction" means nonbuoyant lures, defined as lures with hooks and attachments (eyes, swivels, etc.), that do not have enough buoyancy to float in freshwater, may have only one single hook measuring not more than 3/4 inch point to shank. No weights may be attached below or less than twelve inches above a buoyant lure defined as a lure with hooks and attachments that has enough buoyancy to float in freshwater, and all hooks must be attached to or no more than three inches below a buoyant lure or within three inches of bait or a nonbuoyant lure. No hook may be attached to the line above a buoyant lure.

(20) "Possession limit" means the number of daily limits allowed to be retained in the field or in transit.

(21) "Processed" means fish or shellfish which have been processed by heat for human consumption as kippered, smoked, boiled, or canned.

(22) "Steelhead license year limit" means the maximum number of steelhead trout any one angler may retain from April 1st through the following March 31st.

(23) "Selective gear rules" means terminal fishing gear is limited to artificial flies with barbless single hooks or lures with barbless single hooks, bait is prohibited, and fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor is prohibited unless otherwise provided. Up to three hooks may be used. Only knotless nets may be used to land fish. In waters under selective gear rules, fish may be released until the daily limit is retained.

(24) "Slough" means any swamp, marsh, bog, pond, side-channel, or backwater connected to a river by water. Waters called sloughs that are not connected to a river are considered lakes.

(25) "Snagging" means an effort to take fish with a hook and line in a manner that the fish does not take the hook or hooks voluntarily in its mouth.

(26) "Spearing" or "spear fishing" means an effort to take fish or shellfish by impaling the fish or shellfish on a shaft, arrow or other device.

(27) "Stationary gear restriction" means the line and weight and lure or bait must be moving while in the water. The line and weight and lure or bait may not be stationary.

(28) "Steelhead" means searun rainbow trout over twenty inches in length.

(29) "Unmarked salmon" means a salmon with intact adipose and ventral fins.

(30) "Trout" means brown trout, bull trout, cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden, Eastern brook trout, golden trout, grayling, Kokanee (silver trout), lake trout, rainbow trout, tiger trout, and, in WAC 232-28-619, salmon from waters designated as "landlocked salmon rules apply."

(31) "Whitefish gear rules" means terminal fishing gear is restricted to one single hook, maximum hook size three-sixteenths inch point to shank (hook size 14), and bait is allowed. All species: Release all fish except whitefish.

(32) "Wild" when used to describe the difference between a hatchery fish and a nonhatchery fish, except salmon, means a fish with all fins intact.

(33) "Wild" when used to describe a salmon (chinook, coho, chum, pink or sockeye), means a salmon with an unclipped adipose fin, regardless of whether the fish is ventral fin-clipped. A salmon with a clipped adipose fin and a healed scar at the site of the clipped fin is not a wild salmon.

(34) "Wild cutthroat release" means it is unlawful to retain any cutthroat trout that does not have a clipped adipose fin and a healed scar at the location of the clipped fin.

(35) "Wild steelhead release" means it is unlawful to retain any steelhead that does not have a clipped adipose or ventral fin and a healed scar at the location of the clipped fin.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 06-13-023 (Order 06-135), 220-56-100, filed 6/13/06, effective 7/14/06; 06-05-085 (Order 06-23), 220-56-100, filed 2/14/06, effective 5/1/06; 05-17-007 (Order 05-168), 220-56-100, filed 8/3/05, effective 9/3/05; 04-24-030 (Order 04-306), 220-56-100, filed 11/23/04, effective 12/24/04; 04-07-009 (Order 04-39), 220-56-100, filed 3/4/04, effective 5/1/04; 03-18-007 (Order 03-211), 220-56-100, filed 8/20/03, effective 9/20/03; 02-08-048 (Order 02-53), 220-56-100, filed 3/29/02, effective 5/1/02. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 7. 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), 220-56-100, filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040. 99-08-029 (Order 99-13), 220-56-100, filed 3/30/99, effective 5/1/99; 98-06-031, 220-56-100, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-100, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-100, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-100, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-100, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-100, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-100, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-100, filed 4/9/85; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-100, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-100, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]




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220-56-105
River mouth definitions.
When pertaining to food fish angling, unless otherwise defined, any reference to the mouths of rivers or streams shall be construed to include those waters of any river or stream including sloughs and tributaries upstream and inside of a line projected between the outermost uplands at the mouth. The term "outermost upland" shall be construed to mean those lands not covered by water during an ordinary high tide. The following river mouths are hereby otherwise defined:


Abernathy Creek - Highway 4 Bridge.
Bear River - Highway 101 Bridge.
Bone River - Highway 101 Bridge.
Chambers Creek - Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge.
Chehalis River - Highway 101 Bridge in Aberdeen.
Chelan River - Railroad Bridge.
Cispus River - Posted markers at the Lewis County P.U.D. kayak launch, approximately 1.5 miles upstream from the confluence of the Cowlitz and Cispus rivers.
Cowlitz River - A line projected across the river between two fishing boundary markers set on each bank of the river approximately one-half mile downstream from the lowermost railroad bridge crossing the Cowlitz River.
Dakota Creek - A line from the outermost headland of the south bank to a house at 1285 Runge Avenue, Blaine, Washington, approximately one-quarter mile downstream from the Blaine Road Bridge.
Deschutes River - A line projected across the river 400 feet below the lower Tumwater Falls fish ladder.
Drano Lake - Highway 14 Bridge.
Duwamish River - First Avenue South Bridge.
Elk River - Highway 105 Bridge.
Entiat River - Highway 97 Bridge.
Hawk Creek (Lincoln County) - Falls at the Hawk Creek campground.
Hoquiam River - Highway 101 Bridge.
Humptulips River - Mouth of Jessie Slough.
Johns River - Highway 105 Bridge.
Kennedy Creek - An arc 500 yards east of the midpoint of the northbound Highway 101 Bridge.
Kettle River - Barstow Bridge.
Lake Washington Ship Canal - A line 400 feet west of the fish ladder at the Chittenden Locks.
Lewis River - A straight line running from a boundary marker on a piling at Austin Point southerly across the Lewis River to a boundary marker on the opposite shore.
Methow River - Highway 97 Bridge.
Naselle River - Highway 101 Bridge.
North Nemah River - Highway 101 Bridge.
Niawiakum River - Highway 101 Bridge.
North River - Highway 105 Bridge.
Palix River - Highway 101 Bridge.
Puyallup River - 11th Street Bridge.
Samish River - The Samish Island Bridge (Bayview-Edison Road).
Sammamish River - 68th Avenue NE Bridge.
Skagit River - A line projected from the terminus of the jetty with McGlinn Island to the white monument on the easterly end of Ika Island, then to a white monument on the westerly end of Craft Island, then to a white monument near the corner of the levee on the westerly side of Dry Slough, and then to a white monument on the easterly side of Tom Moore Slough.
Skamokawa Creek - Highway 4 Bridge.
Skookum Creek - A line 400 yards below the old railroad bridge.
Snohomish River - Burlington Northern Railway Bridges crossing main river and sloughs.
South Nemah River - Lynn Point 117 degrees true to the opposite shore.
Spokane River - State Route 25 Bridge.
Wallace River - The furthest downstream railroad bridge.
Washougal River - A straight line from the Crown Zellerbach pumphouse southeasterly across the Washougal River to the east end of the Highway 14 Bridge near the upper end of Lady Island.
Whatcom Creek - A line projected approximately 14 degrees true from the flashing light at the southwesterly end of the Port of Bellingham North Terminal to the southernmost point of the dike surrounding the Georgia Pacific treatment pond.
White Salmon River - Between markers on the east and west shores downstream of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge except when buoys are in place southerly from the shore to the buoys and east and west between the buoys.
Little White Salmon River - At boundary markers on river bank downstream from the Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery.
Willapa River - South Bend boat launch.
Wind River - Boundary line markers at mouth.
Yakima River - Highway 240 Bridge.




[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 03-05-057 (Order 03-24), 220-56-105, filed 2/14/03, effective 5/1/03; 02-08-048 (Order 02-53), 220-56-105, filed 3/29/02, effective 5/1/02; 01-14-001 (Order 01-107), 220-56-105, filed 6/21/01, effective 7/22/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), 220-56-105, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00; 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), 220-56-105, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99; 98-06-031, 220-56-105, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-105, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-105, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-105, filed 1/30/95, effective 5/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-105, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-105, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-105, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-105, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-105, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-105, filed 4/26/88; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-105, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-105, filed 4/11/84; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-105, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-105, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-105, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]




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220-56-107
Fishing hours.
(1) It is lawful to fish for food fish, game fish, and unclassified fish twenty-four hours per day during any open period for the species, except as otherwise provided. Unless otherwise provided, fishing seasons open at 12:01 a.m. on the first day and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of any season.

(2) It is unlawful to fish for the following species during the time periods indicated:

(a) It is unlawful to fish for salmon at night in the Hoodsport Hatchery zone as provided for in WAC 220-56-124.

(b) It is unlawful to fish for any species during night closures provided for in WAC 220-56-126 and 232-28-619.

(c) It is unlawful to fish for sturgeon in freshwater, except the Chehalis River, during the night closure provided for in WAC 220-56-282.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 06-13-023 (Order 06-135), 220-56-107, filed 6/13/06, effective 7/14/06.]




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220-56-110
Possession of personal-use food fish and shellfish.
(1) The personal-use possession limit of food fish shall include all fresh, frozen, canned and other processed fish in the immediate possession of an individual, together with fish held for him by a custom canner or processor, and fish consigned by him for processing, preserving, storing, or transporting to a place other than where such food fish were taken.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any custom canner, or any person operating as a canner or processor of personal-use catches of food fish to accept, process or hold in the name of an individual more than his lawful possession limit.

(3) Custom canners or processors of personal-use food fish or shellfish, resort operators and others who hold fish on their premises for sport fishermen, shall maintain accurate written accounts of such fish. These records shall be made available for inspection by the department of fisheries, and shall contain the name, signature and permanent address of the taker, the date and area of catch; the number, weight, species and date submitted for processing or holding and the final quantities processed by numbers of units.

(4) It shall be unlawful for any commercial fish dealer, cold storage plant operator, restaurant or hotel to store or have in possession any food fish or shellfish taken by any person for personal use, unless it is identified by tags attached bearing the names and addresses of the persons taking such food fish or shellfish.

(5) It shall be unlawful for any person taking food fish or shellfish for personal use to intermingle his catch or part of his catch with that of any duly licensed person taking food fish or shellfish for commercial purposes except for commercially caught fish retained for personal use as provided for in WAC 220-20-016 and 220-20-021.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 85-11-020 (Order 85-43), 220-56-110, filed 5/10/85; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-110, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]




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220-56-112
Sampling data and tag recovery.
It is unlawful for any person to fail to comply with the directions of authorized department of fisheries personnel related to the collection of sampling data or material from salmon or other food fish. It is also unlawful for any person to fail to relinquish upon request to the department any fish tag or any part of a salmon or other food fish containing coded wire tags, including but not limited to, the snouts of those salmon that are marked by having clipped adipose fins.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-112, filed 3/18/82.]




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220-56-115
Angling gear Lawful and unlawful acts.
(1) It is unlawful for any person to use more than one line while angling for personal use except a second line using forage fish jigger gear is lawful while fishing in Catch Record Card Areas 5, 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13. A violation of this subsection is an infraction, punishable under RCW 77.15.160.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to take, fish for or possess fish taken for personal use by any means other than angling with a line attached to a pole held in hand while landing the fish or with a hand-operated line without rod or reel except as follows:

(a) It is lawful to leave the pole in a pole holder while playing or landing the fish if the pole is capable of being readily removed from the pole holder.

(b) It is lawful to use an electric power-operated reel designed for sport fishing attached to a pole.

(c) It is lawful to fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use with hand lines (lines not attached to a handheld pole) except use of hand lines is unlawful in those waters west of the mouth of the Sekiu River, the Pacific Ocean, Washington waters at the mouth of the Columbia River west of a line projected true north and south through Buoy 10, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay.(d) A violation of this subsection is an infraction, punishable under RCW 77.15.160. (continued)