Deadline nears to comment on 2012-14 hunting proposals
Thursday, February 16, 2012
OLYMPIA — Sportsmen have through Tuesday to comment on hunting rules proposed for the 2012-14 seasons.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting written comments on more than a dozen proposals, ranging from allowing waterfowl hunters to use electronic decoys to adding a day to western Washington elk season.
The proposals are posted at http://bit.ly/qZ6EMZ.
Written comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: WDFW Rules Coordinator, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501.
The number of hunting season proposals is significantly lower this year, largely due to a moratorium on new rules set by the governor’s office.
The state Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to hold a final round of public comments during a meeting on March 9-10 in Moses Lake.
The commission is scheduled to vote on the new hunting rules on April 13-14 in Olympia.