WSR 99-10-102

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-40-- Filed May 5, 1999, 9:42 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 3, 1999.

Purpose: To amend WAC 232-28-02201, 232-28-02203, 232-28-02204, 232-28-02205, 232-28-02240, 232-28-248, 232-28-273, 232-28-264, 232-16-810, 232-28-281, 232-28-280, and 232-28-271.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-02201, 232-28-02203, 232-28-02204, 232-28-02205, 232-28-02240, 232-28-248, 232-28-273, 232-28-264, 232-16-810, 232-28-281, 232-28-280, and 232-28-271.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-05-063 on February 17, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 12, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 27, 1999

Debbie Nelson

for Kelly White, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

OTS-2808.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-160, filed 8/13/98, effective 9/13/98)

WAC 232-16-810
Port Susan Bay Canada goose closure.

It shall be unlawful to hunt Canada geese from November 1 through March 31 within the following boundary in Snohomish County: Beginning at the intersection of SR 532 and Marine Drive in Stanwood; then south along Marine Drive to Warm Beach Road; then west along Warm Beach Road to Port Susan Bay; then west to the Island/Snohomish County line; then north along the Island/Snohomish County line to SR 532; then east along SR 532 to the point of beginning. ((Hunting of coot, snipe, and waterfowl other than Canada geese is allowed in this area.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-17-037 (Order 98-160), 232-16-810, filed 8/13/98, effective 9/13/98.]

OTS-2809.4


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-249, filed 12/22/98, effective 1/22/99)

WAC 232-28-264
1998-99 and 1999-2000 Official hunting hours and small game seasons.


1998-99 OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS

FOR MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS, UPLAND BIRDS, AND WILD TURKEYS*

September 1, 1998 to January 31, 1999

Western Washington

from

Eastern Washington

from

Dates (Inclusive)A.M.toP.M.A.M.toP.M.
Daylight Savings Time
Tues.Sept. 1-Sun.Sept. 66:007:455:507:35
Mon.Sept. 7-Sun.Sept. 136:107:356:007:20
Mon.Sept. 14-Sun.Sept. 206:207:206:057:05
Mon.Sept. 21-Sun.Sept. 276:307:056:156:50
Mon.Sept. 28-Sun.Oct. 46:406:506:256:35
Mon.Oct. 5-Sun.Oct. 116:456:356:256:25
Mon.Oct. 12-Sun.Oct. 186:556:206:456:10
Mon.Oct. 19-Sat.Oct. 247:056:106:556:00
Pacific Standard Time
Sun.Oct. 256:105:006:004:50
Mon.Oct. 26-Sun.Nov. 16:204:556:054:45
Mon.Nov. 2-Sun.Nov. 86:304:456:154:35
Mon.Nov. 9-Sun.Nov. 156:404:356:304:25
Mon.Nov. 16-Sun.Nov. 226:504:306:404:15
Mon.Nov. 23-Sun.Nov. 297:004:256:504:10
Mon.Nov. 30-Sun.Dec. 67:104:206:554:10
Mon.Dec. 7-Sun.Dec. 137:154:207:054:05
Mon.Dec. 14-Sun.Dec. 207:204:207:104:10
Mon.Dec. 21-Sun.Dec. 277:254:207:154:10
Mon.Dec. 28-Sun.Jan. 37:254:307:154:15
Mon.Jan. 4-Sun.Jan. 107:254:357:154:25
Mon.Jan. 11-Sun. Jan. 177:254:457:104:30
Mon.Jan. 18-Sun.Jan. 247:204:557:054:40
Mon.Jan. 25-Sat.Jan. 317:105:007:004:50

*These are lawful hunting hours (one-half hour before sunrise to sunset) for migratory game birds (duck, goose, coot, snipe, mourning dove, and band-tailed pigeon); upland birds (pheasant, quail, partridge); and turkey during established seasons.

Exceptions:

1)Western Washington - Pheasant and quail hunting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in all areas.
2)Clark (except areas south of the Washougal River), Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, (except areas north of U.S. Highway 12 and west of U.S. Highway 101), Pacific, and Wahkiakum counties - Goose hunting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except one-half hour before sunrise to sunset during the September goose season and 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the late goose season.
3)Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.


1999-2000 OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS

FOR MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS, UPLAND BIRDS, AND WILD TURKEYS*

September 1, 1999 to January 31, 2000

Western Washington

from

Eastern Washington

from

Dates (Inclusive)A.M.toP.M.A.M.toP.M.
Daylight Savings Time
Wed.Sept. 1-Sun.Sept. 56:007:455:457:35
Mon.Sept. 6-Sun.Sept. 126:057:355:507:20
Mon.Sept. 13-Sun.Sept. 196:157:206:057:10
Mon.Sept. 20-Sun.Sept. 266:257:106:156:50
Mon.Sept. 27-Sun.Oct. 36:356:506:256:40
Mon.Oct. 4-Sun.Oct. 106:456:406:356:25
Mon.Oct. 11-Sun.Oct. 176:506:256:456:15
Mon.Oct. 18-Sun.Oct. 247:056:156:556:00
Mon.Oct. 25-Sat.Oct. 307:156:007:055:45
Pacific Standard Time
Sun.Oct. 31-Sun.Nov. 76:254:456:154:35
Mon.Nov. 8-Sun.Nov. 146:354:406:254:25
Mon.Nov. 15-Sun.Nov. 216:504:306:354:20
Mon.Nov. 22-Sun.Nov. 287:004:256:454:10
Mon.Nov. 29-Sun.Dec. 57:054:206:504:10
Mon.Dec. 6-Sun.Dec. 127:104:207:004:05
Mon.Dec. 13-Sun.Dec. 197:204:207:054:05
Mon.Dec. 20-Sun.Dec. 267:254:257:104:10
Mon.Dec. 27-Sun.Jan. 27:304:257:154:15
Mon.Jan. 3-Sun.Jan. 97:304:357:154:20
Mon.Jan. 10-Sun.Jan. 167:254:407:104:30
Mon.Jan. 17-Sun.Jan. 237:204:507:054:45
Mon.Jan. 24-Mon.Jan. 317:155:007:004:50

*These are lawful hunting hours (one-half hour before sunrise to sunset) for migratory game birds (duck, goose, coot, snipe, mourning dove, and band-tailed pigeon); upland birds (pheasant, quail, partridge); and turkey during established seasons.

Exceptions:

1)Western Washington - Pheasant and quail hunting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in all areas.
2)Clark (except areas south of the Washougal River), Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, (except areas north of U.S. Highway 12 and west of U.S. Highway 101), Pacific, and Wahkiakum counties - Goose hunting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except one-half hour before sunrise to sunset during the September Canada goose season and 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the late goose season.
3)Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.


1998-1999 OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS

FOR GAME ANIMALS & GAME BIRDS (EXCEPT MIGRATORY, UPLAND GAME BIRDS, AND WILD TURKEYS)*

September 1, 1998 to January 31, 1999

Western Washington

from

Eastern Washington

from

Dates (Inclusive)A.M.toP.M.A.M.toP.M.
Daylight Savings Time
Tues.Sept. 1-Sun.Sept. 66:008:155:508:05
Mon.Sept. 7-Sun.Sept. 136:108:056:007:50
Mon.Sept. 14-Sun.Sept. 206:207:506:057:35
Mon.Sept. 21-Sun.Sept. 276:307:356:157:20
Mon.Sept. 28-Sun.Oct. 46:407:206:257:05
Mon.Oct. 5-Sun.Oct. 116:457:056:256:55
Mon.Oct. 12-Sun.Oct. 186:556:506:456:40
Mon.Oct. 19-Sat.Oct. 247:056:406:556:30
Pacific Standard Time
Sun.Oct. 256:105:306:005:20
Mon.Oct. 26-Sun.Nov. 16:205:256:055:15
Mon.Nov. 2-Sun.Nov. 86:305:156:155:05
Mon.Nov. 9-Sun.Nov. 156:405:056:304:55
Mon.Nov. 16-Sun.Nov. 226:505:006:404:45
Mon.Nov. 23-Sun.Nov. 297:004:556:504:40
Mon.Nov. 30-Sun.Dec. 67:104:506:554:40
Mon.Dec. 7-Sun.Dec. 137:154:507:054:35
Mon.Dec. 14-Sun.Dec. 207:204:507:104:40
Mon.Dec. 21-Sun.Dec. 277:254:507:154:40
Mon.Dec. 28-Sun.Jan. 37:255:007:154:45
Mon.Jan. 4-Sun.Jan. 107:255:057:154:55
Mon.Jan. 11-Sun. Jan. 177:255:157:105:00
Mon.Jan. 18-Sun.Jan. 247:205:257:055:10
Mon.Jan. 25-Sat.Jan. 317:105:307:005:20

*These are lawful hunting hours (one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset) for all game animals and game birds (except duck, goose, coot, snipe, mourning dove, band-tailed pigeon, pheasant, quail, partridge and turkey) during established seasons.

Exceptions:

1)Bobcat and raccoon are exempt from hunting hour restrictions during established bobcat and raccoon seasons except when that area is open to modern firearm hunting of deer or elk, hunting hours shall be one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
2)Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.


1999-2000 OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS

FOR GAME ANIMALS & GAME BIRDS (EXCEPT MIGRATORY, UPLAND GAME BIRDS, AND WILD TURKEYS)*

September 1, 1999 to January 31, 2000

Western Washington

from

Eastern Washington

from

Dates (Inclusive)A.M.toP.M.A.M.toP.M.
Daylight Savings Time
Wed.Sept. 1-Sun.Sept. 56:008:155:458:05
Mon.Sept. 6-Sun.Sept. 126:058:055:507:50
Mon.Sept. 13-Sun.Sept. 196:157:506:057:40
Mon.Sept. 20-Sun.Sept. 266:257:406:157:20
Mon.Sept. 27-Sun.Oct. 36:357:206:257:10
Mon.Oct. 4-Sun.Oct. 106:457:106:356:55
Mon.Oct. 11-Sun.Oct. 176:506:556:456:45
Mon.Oct. 18-Sun.Oct. 247:056:456:556:30
Mon.Oct. 25-Sat.Oct. 307:156:307:056:15
Pacific Standard Time
Sun.Oct. 31-Sun.Nov. 76:255:156:155:05
Mon.Nov. 8-Sun.Nov. 146:355:106:254:55
Mon.Nov. 15-Sun.Nov. 216:505:006:354:50
Mon.Nov. 22-Sun.Nov. 287:004:556:454:40
Mon.Nov. 29-Sun.Dec. 57:054:506:504:40
Mon.Dec. 6-Sun.Dec. 127:104:507:004:35
Mon.Dec. 13-Sun.Dec. 197:204:507:054:35
Mon.Dec. 20-Sun.Dec. 267:254:557:104:40
Mon.Dec. 27-Sun.Jan. 27:304:557:154:45
Mon.Jan. 3-Sun.Jan. 97:305:057:154:50
Mon.Jan. 10-Sun.Jan. 167:255:107:105:00
Mon.Jan. 17-Sun.Jan. 237:205:207:055:15
Mon.Jan. 24-Mon.Jan. 317:155:307:005:20

*These are lawful hunting hours (one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset) for all game animals and game birds (except duck, goose, coot, snipe, mourning dove, band-tailed pigeon, pheasant, quail, partridge and turkey) during established seasons.

Exceptions:

1)Bobcat and raccoon are exempt from hunting hour restrictions during established bobcat and raccoon seasons except when that area is open to modern firearm hunting of deer or elk, hunting hours shall be one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
2)Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.

Hound Hunting During Deer and Elk Hunting Seasons


It is unlawful to hunt any wildlife at night or wild animals with dogs (hounds) during the months of September, October, or November in any area open to a center-fire rifle deer or elk season.  The use of hounds to hunt black bear, cougar, and bobcat is prohibited year around.


BOBCAT


Bag and Possession Limits: No Limit


OPEN SEASON: State-wide, except CLOSED in GMU 522.


Sept. 8, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 7, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000.


RACCOON


Bag and Possession Limits: No Limit


OPEN SEASON: State-wide, except CLOSED on Long Island within Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and in GMU 522.


Sept. 8, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 7, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000.


FOX


Bag and Possession Limits: No Limit


OPEN SEASON: State-wide, except CLOSED within the exterior boundaries of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, Wenatchee, and Gifford Pinchot National Forests and GMUs 407, 410, and 522.


Sept. 8, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 7, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000.


COYOTE


Bag and Possession Limits: No Limit


OPEN SEASON: State-wide, year around except CLOSED from September 15 to November 30 in the Pasayten Wilderness, GMUs 426 and 450, and those portions of GMUs 218, 304, and 448 within the external boundaries of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, and Wenatchee National Forests.  However, coyote may only be killed and/or pursued with hounds during the following period: Sept. 8, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 7, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000; except coyote may be hunted year around with hounds in Grant, Adams, Benton, and Franklin counties. GMU 522 is closed to coyote hunting.


FOREST GROUSE (BLUE, RUFFED, AND SPRUCE)


Bag and Possession Limits: Three (3) grouse per day, with a total of nine (9) grouse in possession at any time; straight or mixed bag.


State-wide: Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 1999; except CLOSED in GMU 522.


PTARMIGAN


Season closed state-wide.


Upland Birds


Eastern Washington


Ring-necked Pheasant


Bag and Possession Limits: Three (3) cock pheasants per day, with a total of fifteen (15) cock pheasants in possession at any time.


Youth Season: September 25 and 26, 1999. Open only to youth hunters accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old.


Regular Season: Oct. 9-Dec. 31, 1999.


Chukar Partridge


Bag and Possession Limits: Six (6) chukar per day, with a total of eighteen (18) chukar in possession at any time.


Regular Season: Oct. 1, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000.


Gray (Hungarian) Partridge


Bag and Possession Limits: Six (6) gray partridges per day, with a total of eighteen (18) gray partridges in possession at any time.


Regular Season: Oct. 1, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000.


Mountain Quail


Season closed throughout eastern Washington


Valley and Bobwhite Quail


Bag and Possession Limits: Ten (10) quail per day, with a total of thirty (30) quail in possession at any time, straight or mixed bag.


Youth Season: September 25 and 26, 1999. Open only to youth hunters accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old.


Regular Season: Oct. 9, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000.


Yakima Indian Reservation: The 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000 Upland Bird Seasons within the Yakima Indian Reservation shall be the same as the season established by the Yakima Indian Nation.


Western Washington


Ring-necked Pheasant


Bag and Possession Limits: Two (2) pheasants of either sex per day, with a total of fifteen (15) pheasants in possession at any time.


Early season: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 1999 for youth hunters and hunters 65 years of age or older.  Juvenile hunters must be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old.


Regular season: Oct. 2-Nov. 30, 1999; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; except Dungeness Recreation site (Clallam County) starting Oct. 16, 1999; except CLOSED in GMU 522.


A Western Washington Pheasant Permit is required to hunt pheasant in western Washington, in addition to a current small game hunting license.  Pheasant kills must be recorded.  Upon taking a pheasant, the holder of a Western Washington Pheasant Permit must immediately enter on the corresponding space the date and location of kill.


There are three options available for the 1999 hunting season:


(1) Full Season Option: Allows the harvest of ten (10) pheasants.

(2) Youth option: Allows the harvest of six (6) pheasants by youth hunters.

(3) 3-Day Option: Allows the harvest of four (4) pheasants during three consecutive days.


Every person possessing a Western Washington Pheasant Permit must by December 31, return the permit to the Department of Fish and Wildlife.  The number of permits purchased per year is not limited.  


A hunter shall select one valid option at the time they purchase their Western Washington Pheasant Permit.


Special Restriction: Non-toxic shot must be used in a shotgun to hunt pheasant on the Skagit Wildlife Area.  Western Washington pheasant hunters must choose to hunt on either odd-numbered or even-numbered weekend days from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. at all units of Lake Terrell, Tennant Lake, Snoqualmie, Skagit, Skookumchuck, and Scatter Creek Wildlife Areas, and must indicate their choice on the western Washington pheasant permit by choosing "odd" or "even." It is unlawful to purchase an additional permit until the ten pheasant allowed on the current permit are taken.  Hunters that select the three day option, hunters 65 years of age or older, and youth hunters may hunt during either weekend day morning.   Youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old. Adults must have an appropriately marked pheasant permit.


Mountain Quail


Bag and Possession Limits: Two (2) mountain quail per day, with a total of four (4) mountain quail in possession at any time.


Oct. 9-Nov. 30, 1999; except CLOSED in GMU 522.


Valley and Bobwhite Quail


Bag and Possession Limits: Ten (10) valley or bobwhite quail per day, with a total of thirty (30) valley or bobwhite quail in possession at any time; straight or mixed bag.


Oct. 9-Nov. 30, 1999; except CLOSED in GMU 522.


TURKEY


Spring Season


Gobblers and Turkeys with Visible Beards Only.


State-wide: April 15-May 15, 1999.


Fall Season


Either Sex


Klickitat and Skamania counties: Nov. 25-29, 1999.


Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, and Walla Walla counties: Nov. 25-29, 1999.  Only hunters that successfully complete the Department of Fish and Wildlife's Advanced Hunter Education (AHE) program will be eligible to hunt turkeys during this season.  A certification card will be issued to all AHE graduates and must be in possession in addition to a valid small game hunting license and turkey tag while hunting in this area.


OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS/BAG LIMITS:


Bag and Possession Limit: One turkey per day, with a total of three (3) per year; only one turkey from each subspecies may be killed per year in 1999.


If a hunter intends to hunt for turkey, one turkey tag option must be selected when a small game license is purchased. If the state-wide tag option is selected, the person is precluded from purchasing any other turkey tag. The Eastern, Rio Grande and Merriam tags must be purchased before April 14 each year. The state-wide tag may be purchased at any time.


TAG OPTIONS:


(1)State-wide: Allows the harvest of one turkey of any subspecies during a calendar year.
(2)Eastern: Allows the harvest of one turkey during a calendar year in any western Washington county except Skamania and Klickitat.
(3)Rio Grande: Allows the harvest of one turkey during a calendar year in any eastern Washington county except Ferry, Klickitat, Pend Oreille or Stevens.
(4)Merriams: Allows the harvest of one turkey during a calendar year in Ferry, Klickitat, Pend Oreille, Skamania, or Stevens Counties.

Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset during spring and fall seasons.


SPECIAL REGULATIONS:


1.Turkey season is open for shotgun and bow-and-arrow hunting only.
2.A turkey tag is required for hunting turkey.
3.Each successful hunter must complete and return a game harvest report card to the Department of Fish and Wildlife within ten days after taking a turkey.
4.It is unlawful to use dogs to hunt turkeys.

SAGE AND SHARP-TAILED GROUSE


Season Closed State-wide.


BIRD DOG TRAINING SEASON


Aug. 1, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; and Aug. 1, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000, except from Oct. 2-Nov. 30, 1999, dog training is prohibited except from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on designated western Washington pheasant release sites. Dog training is prohibited from Jan. 15 - Mar. 15 on the Shillapoo Wildlife Area (Region 5), except on posted portions open for year around dog training.


Dog training may be conducted year around on posted portions of: Region One - Espanola (T 24 N, R 40 E, E 1/2 of Sec. 16); Region Two - Wahluke Wildlife Area north of Highway 24; Region Three - South L.T. Murray Wildlife Area; Region Four - Fort Lewis Military Base, Skagit Wildlife Area, Lake Terrell Wildlife Area, and Snoqualmie Wildlife Area; Region Five - Shillapoo/Vancouver Lake Wildlife Area; Region Six - Scatter Creek Wildlife Area.


HIP REQUIREMENTS:


All hunters age 16 and over of migratory game birds (duck, goose, coot, snipe, mourning dove) are required to complete a Harvest Information Program (HIP) survey form at a license dealer, and possess a Washington Migratory Bird Stamp as evidence of compliance with this requirement when hunting migratory game birds. Youth hunters are required to complete a HIP survey form, and possess a free Washington Youth Migratory Bird Authorization as evidence of compliance with this requirement when hunting migratory game birds.


CANADA GOOSE SEPTEMBER SEASON


Bag and Possession Limits: Three (3) Canada geese per day with a total of six (6) in possession at any time.


State-wide: September 7-13, 1999.


BAND-TAILED PIGEON


Closed Season State-wide.


MOURNING DOVE


Bag and possession limits: Ten (10) mourning doves per day with a total of twenty (20) mourning doves in possession at any time.


State-wide: Sept. 1-15, 1999; except CLOSED in GMU 522.


RABBIT AND HARE


Cottontail, Snowshoe Hare (or Washington Hare), and Jackrabbit.


Bag and Possession Limits: Five (5) rabbits or hares per day, with a total of fifteen (15) in possession at any time; straight or mixed bag.


State-wide: Sept. 1, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 1, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000; except CLOSED in GMU 522 and CLOSED Jan. 15-Mar. 15 on Shillapoo Wildlife Area (Region 5).


CROWS


Bag and possession limits: No limits


State-wide: Oct. 1, 1998-Jan. 31, 1999; Oct. 1, 1999-Jan. 31, 2000.


FALCONRY SEASONS


Upland Game Bird - Falconry


Daily bag: Two (2) pheasants (either sex), six (6) partridge, five (5) quail, and three (3) forest grouse (blue, ruffed, spruce) per day.


State-wide: Sept. 1, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Sept. 1, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000.


Mourning Dove - Falconry


Daily Bag: Three (3) mourning doves per day straight bag or mixed bag with snipe, coots, ducks, and geese during established seasons.


State-wide: Sept. 1-15 and Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 1999.


Cottontail and Hare - Falconry


Daily bag: Five (5) rabbits or hares per day; straight or mixed bag.


State-wide: Aug. 1, 1998-Mar. 15, 1999; Aug. 1, 1999-Mar. 15, 2000, for cottontail, snowshoe hare (or Washington hare), white-tailed and black-tailed jackrabbits.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  99-01-138 (Order 98-249), 232-28-264, filed 12/22/98, effective 1/22/99; 98-17-039 (Order 98-154), 232-28-264, filed 8/13/98, effective 9/13/98; 98-10-002 (Order 98-55), 232-28-264, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-18-021 (Order 97-166), 232-28-264, filed 8/25/97, effective 9/25/97; 97-06-045 (Order 97-28), 232-28-264, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-58, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-273
((1998)) 1999 Moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat seasons and permit quotas.


((1998)) 1999 Moose Permit Hunts


Who May Apply:
Anyone ((with a valid 1998 Washington hunting license)) may apply; EXCEPT those who drew a moose permit previously in Washington State. Only one moose permit will be issued during an individual's lifetime (waived for Mt. Spokane youth hunt).


Bag Limit: One moose of either sex, EXCEPT antlerless only for Mt. Spokane Youth Hunt.


Hunt

Name

Permit

Season

Permit Hunt

Boundary Description

Special

Restrictions

((1998))

1999

Permits

Selkirk Mtns.Oct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 113Any Legal Weapon((12))

15

Mt. SpokaneOct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 124Any Legal Weapon10
Mt. Spokane Youth Only*Oct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 124Any Legal Weapon((4)) 5
49 Degrees NorthOct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 117Any Legal Weapon13
Three ForksOct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 109Any Legal Weapon((3)) 4
HangmanOct. 1-Nov. 30GMU 127, 130Any Legal Weapon((1)) 2

*Applicants must be ((15 years old or younger by opening date of the permit season and)) eligible to purchase a youth moose permit application. Youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult during the hunt.


((1998)) 1999 Mountain Sheep (Bighorn) Permit Hunts


Who May Apply: Anyone ((with a valid 1998 Washington hunting license)) may apply; EXCEPT those who drew a bighorn permit previously in Washington State. Only one bighorn sheep permit will be issued during an individual's lifetime.


Bag Limit: One bighorn ram.


Hunt

Name

Permit

Season

Permit Hunt

Boundary Description

Special

Restrictions

((1998))

1999

Permits

Vulcan MountainSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 2Any Legal Weapon1
Tucannon RiverSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 3Any Legal Weapon1
Selah ButteSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 4Any Legal Weapon2
UmtanumSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 5Any Legal Weapon((2)) 3
Cleman MountainSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 7Any Legal Weapon((2)) 3
Mt. HullSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 10Any Legal Weapon1
Lincoln CliffsSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 12Any Legal Weapon1
QuilomeneSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 13Any Legal Weapon((1)) 3
SwakaneSept. 15-Oct. 10Sheep Unit 14Any Legal Weapon1

Mountain (Bighorn) Sheep Units:


Sheep Unit 2 Vulcan Mountain:
Permit Area: Ferry County north of the Kettle River.


Sheep Unit 3 Tucannon River: Permit Area: The Tucannon River drainage in Columbia and Garfield counties.


Sheep Unit 4 Selah Butte: Permit Area: That part of Yakima and Kittitas counties between Ellensburg and Yakima east of the Yakima River and north of Selah Creek, west of Interstate 82 and south of Interstate 90.


Sheep Unit 5 Umtanum: Permit Area: Those portions of Yakima and Kittitas counties west of the Yakima River, north of Wenas Creek, and east of USFS Road 1701 to Manastash Lake and its drainage; south and east along the South Fork Manastash Creek to Manastash Creek and the Yakima River.


Sheep Unit 7 Cleman Mountain: Permit Area: That part of Yakima County south of Wenas Creek and east of USFS Road 1701, north of Highway 410 and Highway 12 and west of the Yakima River.


Sheep Unit 10 Mt. Hull: Permit Area: That part of Okanogan County within the following described boundary: Beginning at Oroville; then south along U.S. Highway 97 to the Swanson's Mill Road (old Mt. Hull Road) near Lake Andrews; then east to the Dry Gulch Road; then north to the Oroville-Toroda Creek Road (Molson Grade Road); then west to Oroville and the point of beginning.


Sheep Unit 12 Lincoln Cliffs:
Permit Area: That part of Lincoln County north of Highway 2.


Sheep Unit 13 Quilomene:
Permit Area: GMUs 329 and 330.


Sheep Unit 14 Swakane: Permit Area: GMU 316.


((1998)) 1999 Mountain Goat Permit Hunts


Who May Apply:
Anyone ((with a valid 1998 Washington hunting license)) may apply.


Bag Limit: One (1) adult goat of either sex with horns four (4) inches or longer. WDFW urges hunters to refrain from shooting nannies with kids. Permit hunters may start hunting Sept. 1 with archery equipment.


Hunt

Name

Permit

Season

Permit Hunt

Boundary Description

Special

Restrictions

((1998))

1999

Permits

((Mount ChopakaSept. 13-Oct. 31Goat Unit 2-1Any Legal Weapon1))
MethowSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 2-2Any Legal Weapon5
Naches PassSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 3-6Any Legal Weapon3
Bumping RiverSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 3-7Any Legal Weapon2
Tieton RiverSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 3-9Any Legal Weapon3
Blazed RidgeSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 3-10Any Legal Weapon6
Kachess RidgeSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 3-11Any Legal Weapon1
East Ross LakeSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 4-8Any Legal Weapon((5)) 1
Jack MountainSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 4-9Any Legal Weapon((2)) 1
Foss RiverSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 4-32Any Legal Weapon((5)) 2
((Pratt RiverSept. 13-Oct. 31Goat Unit 4-34Any Legal Weapon5))
Corral PassSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 4-38Any Legal Weapon((4)) 2
TatooshSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 5-2Any Legal Weapon5
Smith CreekSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 5-3Any Legal Weapon3
Goat RocksSept. ((13)) 15-Oct. 31Goat Unit 5-4Any Legal Weapon7

Mountain Goat Units:


((Goat Unit 2-1 Mount Chopaka: Permit Area: Okanogan County within the following described boundary: Beginning where the Similkameen River crosses the Canadian boundary near Mt. Chopaka; then south down the Similkameen River and up Palmer Lake and Sinlahekin Creek to Toats Coulee Creek; then west up Toats Coulee Creek and north up the North Fork Toats Coulee Creek; then up Snowshoe Creek to Snowshoe Mountain; then north to the Canadian boundary; then east along the Canadian boundary to the Similkameen River and point of beginning; EXCEPT CLOSED in T39N, R25EWM, which includes Grandview Mountain.))


Goat Unit 2-2 Methow Area: Permit Area: Okanogan County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the Town of Twisp, westerly along the Twisp River Road (County Road 4440) to Roads End; west up the Twisp Pass Trail 432 to Twisp Pass and the Okanogan County line; northerly along the Okanogan County line through Washington Pass to Harts Pass; southeast down Harts Pass (Road 5400) to Lost River; then along the Lost River-Mazama Road to Mazama; then southwest to State Highway 20; then southeasterly along State Highway 20 to Twisp and the point of beginning.


Goat Unit 3-6 Naches Pass: Permit Area: Yakima and Kittitas counties within the following described boundary: Beginning at Chinook Pass; then north along the Pacific Crest Trail to Naches Pass; then east to USFS Road 19 and continuing to State Highway 410; then west along State Highway 410 to Chinook Pass and point of beginning.


Goat Unit 3-7 Bumping River: Permit Area: Yakima County within the following described boundary: Beginning at White Pass and the Pacific Crest Trail; then north to Forest Trail 980; then north to USFS Road 18; then north to State Highway 410; then east to State Highway 12; then west along State Highway 12 and back to point of beginning; EXCEPT Timberwolf Mountain, which is closed.


Goat Unit 3-9 Tieton River: Permit Area: Yakima County within the following described boundary: Beginning at White Pass and Pacific Crest Trail; then south to the Yakima Indian Reservation Boundary; then east to USFS Jeep Trail 1137; then west to USFS Road 1070-578 Spur; then west to Road 1000; then north to USFS Road 12; then north to State Highway 12; then west on State Highway 12 to point of beginning.


Goat Unit 3-10 Blazed Ridge: Permit Area: Kittitas and Yakima counties within the following described boundary: Beginning at the mouth of Cabin Creek on the Yakima River; then west along Cabin Creek to the headwaters near Snowshoe Butte; then south along the Cascade Crest separating the Green and Yakima river drainage to Pyramid Peak; then southeast along the North Fork, Little Naches, and Naches River to the Yakima River; then north along the Yakima River to the mouth of Cabin Creek and point of beginning.


Goat Unit 3-11 Kachess Ridge: Permit Area: Kittitas County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the mouth of the Kachess River on the Yakima River; then north along the Kachess River and Kachess Lake to USFS Road 4600; then east on USFS Road 4600 to the Cle Elum River; then south along the Cle Elum River and Lake Cle Elum to the Yakima River; then northwest along the Yakima River to the mouth of the Kachess River and point of beginning.


Goat Unit 4-8 East Ross Lake: Permit Area: Whatcom County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the point the U.S.-Canada boundary meets the east boundary of North Cascades National Park; then south along the park boundary to Stetattle Creek; then south down Stetattle Creek to Gorge Lake; then southwest along Gorge Lake to State Highway 20; then east and north along State Highway 20 to Ross Dam; then north along the east shoreline of Ross Lake (Note: Exclude Ruby Arm) to Devil's Creek; then east up Devil's Creek to a tributary extending south to ridge line between Jerry Lakes and a pinnacle of Jack Mountain (7,292 ft. elevation); continue south over this ridge line into the Crater Creek Basin and Crater Creek; then down Crater Creek to its confluence with Ruby Creek; then east up Ruby Creek to Granite Creek; then continue east up Granite to the Cascades Summit; then north along the Cascades Summit to the U.S.-Canada boundary; then west along the Canadian line to the east boundary of North Cascades National Park and the point of beginning. (Notice: Jack Mountain not included in Goat Unit 4-8, East Ross Lake. See description for Goat Unit 4-9, Jack Mountain.)


Goat Unit 4-9 Jack Mountain: Permit Area: Whatcom County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the confluence of Ruby Creek and Crater Creek; then north up Crater Creek to the ridge line between Jerry Lakes and a pinnacle of Jack Mountain (7,292 ft. elevation); continue due north to Devil's Creek; then west down Devil's Creek to Ross Lake; then south along the east shoreline of Ross Lake to Ruby Arm; then easterly up Ruby Arm and Ruby Creek to the confluence of Crater Creek and the point of beginning.


Goat Unit 4-32 Foss River: Permit Area: King and Snohomish counties within the following described boundary: Beginning at intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and the King County line at Stevens Pass; then south along the King County line to the headwaters of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River near Dutch Miller Gap; then west and south down said river to the confluence with the Dingford Creek; then north and east up said creek to its headwaters intersection with USFS Trail 1005; then north up said trail to Little Myrtle Lake; then west and north to Marlene Lake (approximately 4 miles); then north down the stream outlet from Marlene Lake to the junction with USFS Trail 1002 near Dorothy Lake; then north along said trail to the junction with the East Fork Miller River headwaters; then north down said river to the confluence with the South Fork Skykomish River; then east up said river to the junction with U.S. Highway 2; then east along said highway to the point of beginning.


Goat Unit 4-34 Pratt River: Permit Area: King County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the point where the Weyerhaeuser Mainline Truck Road intersects the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River (near the confluence of the North Fork and Snoqualmie Rivers); then northeast up the Middle Fork Snoqualmie to its headwaters near Dutch Miller Gap at the King County line; then south along the King County line to Snoqualmie Pass and the intersection with Interstate 90; then west along Interstate 90 to the point nearest the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River (approximately one mile east of North Bend); then north and east up the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River and to the point of beginning. Except closed: Snoqualmie Mountain and the watersheds of Denny Creek and South Fork of the Snoqualmie above Denny Creek.


Goat Unit 4-38 Corral Pass: Permit Area: Pierce County within the following described boundary: Beginning where Goat Creek intersects the Corral Pass Road; then southeast up Goat Creek to the Cascade Crest; then north along the Crest to USFS Trail 1188; then northwest along said trail to USFS Trail 1176; then north along said trail to Corral Pass; then west along Corral Pass Road to its intersection with Goat Creek and the point of beginning.


Goat Unit 5-2 Tatoosh: Permit Area: Lewis County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the junction of the southern Mount Rainier National Park Boundary and State Highway 123; then south along State Highway 123 to U.S. Highway 12; then southwest along said highway to Skate Creek Road (USFS Road 52); then northwest along said road to the junction of Morse Creek Road (old road to Longmire Campground); then north along said road to the Mount Rainier National Park Boundary; then east along the southern park boundary to the point of beginning.


Goat Unit 5-3 Smith Creek: Permit area: Lewis County within the following described boundary: Beginning at the Town of Randle; then east along U.S. Highway 12 to USFS Road 21; then southeast along USFS Road 21 to USFS Road 22; then northeast and northwest along USFS Road 22 to USFS Road 23; then east and northwest on USFS Road 23 to USFS Road 25; then north along USFS Road 25 to Randle and point of beginning.


Goat Unit 5-4 Goat Rocks: Permit Area: Lewis County south of the White Pass Highway (U.S. Highway 12) and east of the Johnson Creek Road (USFS Road 1302).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-005 (Order 98-58), 232-28-273, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-60, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-280
((1998 and)) 1999 Deer general seasons and ((1998)) 1999 special permits.


Bag Limit: One (1) deer per hunter during the ((1998)) 1999 hunting season. The Fish and Wildlife Commission may authorize two doe permits for damage areas. Any multiple doe permits will be identified by special permit.


Hunting Method: Hunters must select one of the hunting methods (modern firearm, archery, muzzleloader).


Any Buck Deer Seasons: Open only to the taking of male deer with visible antlers (buck fawns illegal).


Branched Antler Restrictions: APPLIES TO ALL HUNTERS DURING ANY OPEN SEASON! Buck deer taken in these GMUs must meet minimum antler point requirements. Minimum antler point requirements are antler points on one side only. Antler points include eye guards but all antler points must be at least one inch long. The following GMUs have 2 or 3 point minimum requirements on buck deer taken.


2 Point GMUs: 437, 478, 558, 574, 578, 588, 636, and 681((, and GMU 485 (by permit only))).


3 Point GMUs: All Mule Deer in ((eastern Washington (see definition of eastern Washington))) 100, 200, and 300 series GMUs; Whitetail Deer in GMUs 127, 130, 133, 136, 139, 142, 145, 149, 154, 162, 163, 166, 169, 172, 175, 178, 181, and 186((, 203, and 231)).


Permit Only Units: The following GMUs are closed during general seasons: ((242 (Alta),)) 290 (Desert), 329 (Quilomene), 330 (West Bar), 342 (Umtanum), 371 (Alkali), and 485 (Green River).


GMUs Closed to Deer Hunting: 157 (Mill Creek Watershed) and 522 (Loo-wit).


Blacktail Deer: Any member of blacktail/mule deer (species Odocoileus hemionus) found west of a line drawn from the Canadian border south on the Pacific Crest Trail and along the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary in Yakima County to Klickitat County and in Klickitat County west of Highway 97.


Mule Deer: Any member of blacktail/mule deer (species Odocoileus hemionus) found east of a line drawn from the Canadian border south on the Pacific Crest Trail and along the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary in Yakima County to Klickitat County and in Klickitat County east of Highway 97.


Whitetail Deer: Means any whitetail deer (member of the species Odocoileus virginianus) except the Columbian Whitetail Deer (species Odocoileus virginianus leucurus).


Harvest Report Card: Successful hunters must fill out and return a Game Harvest Report Card within 10 days after taking a deer.


Modern Firearm Deer Seasons

License Required: ((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license which includes a deer species option.

Tag Required: Valid modern firearm deer tag on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: Modern firearm deer tag hunters may use rifle, handgun, shotgun, bow or muzzleloader, but only during modern firearm seasons.

Hunt Season((1998 Season Dates)) 1999 Season Dates Game Management Units (GMUs)Legal Deer
HIGH BUCK HUNTS
((Sept. 15-25))Sept. 15-25 Alpine Lakes, Glacier Peak, Pasayten and Olympic Peninsula Wilderness Areas and Lake Chelan Recreation Area and that part of the Henry Jackson Wilderness Area west of the Pacific Crest Trail3 pt. min.
GENERAL SEASON HUNTS
Western Washington Blacktail Deer((Oct. 17-31))

Oct. 16-31


407, 418, 426, 448 through 472, 484, 490, 501 through 520, 524 through 556, 560, 568, 572, 601 through 633, 638 through 673, 684Any buck
410, 564Any deer
437, 478, 558, 574, 578, 588, 636, 6812 pt. min.
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer((Oct. 17-30))Oct. 16-29101 through 124, 203 through 284, 300 through 316Any whitetail buck
((Oct. 17-25))Oct. 16-24145 through 154, 162 through 186((, 203, 231))Whitetail, 3 pt. min.
((Oct. 17-30))Oct. 16-29127 through 142Whitetail, 3 pt. min.
((Oct. 17-25))((Oct. 16-24))((204 through 224, 233, 239, 300))((Any whitetail buck))
Mule Deer((Oct. 17-25))Oct. 16-24All ((eastern Washington)) 100, 200, and 300 series GMUs except closed in GMUs 157, ((242,)) 290, 329, 330, 342, 371, and PLWMA 2013 pt. min.
LATE BUCK HUNTS
Western Washington Blacktail Deer((Nov. 19-22))Nov. 18-21All 400, 500, and 600 GMUs except closed in GMUs 418, 426, 437, 448, 450, 460, 485, 522, 574, 578, ((582,)) and 588Any buck except 2 pt. min. in GMUs 478, 558, 636, 681 and any deer in GMUs 410 and 564
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer

((Nov. 9-22))


Nov. 8-21

105 through 124Any whitetail buck
127 through 142Whitetail-3 pt. min.
HUNTERS OVER 65, DISABLED, ((SENIOR,)) OR YOUTH ((HUNTS)) SEASONS
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer((Oct. 17-30))Oct. 16-29101 through 124Any whitetail deer
127 through 142Whitetail-3 pt. min. or antlerless

Archery Deer Seasons

License Required: ((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license which includes a deer species option.

Tag Required: Valid archery deer tag on his/her person for the area hunted.

Special Notes: Archery tag holders can only hunt with archery equipment during archery seasons.

Hunt Area((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season DatesGame Management Units (GMUs)Legal Deer
Early Archery Deer Seasons
Western Washington

Blacktail Deer

((Sept. 1-30))


Sept. 1-30407 through 426, 448 through 472, 484, 490 through 520, 524 through 556, 560 through 572, 601 through 633, 638 through 673, 684 and Long Island. Bangor Submarine Base within GMU 627 is open for archers with disabilities by permit from the Navy. For information on this hunt call Tom Jones at (360) 396-5097. Special Restrictions: Must be a U.S. Citizen and hunting is open on weekends only.Any Deer, except buck only in GMU 568
437, 478, 558, 574, 578, 588, 636, 6812 pt. min. or antlerless
Alpine Lakes, Glacier Peak, and Olympic Peninsula Wilderness Areas3 pt. min. or antlerless
Eastern WashingtonMule Deer

((Sept. 1-15))Sept. 1-15101 through 127, 181 through ((239,)) 242, 260, 262, ((278, 281,)) 300, 301, 302, 304, 306, 308, 314, 316, 328, 334 through 340, 346 through 368, 3723 pt. min.
((Sept. 1-5))Sept. 1-5130 through 154, 162 through 178, 248, 254, 266, 269, 272, 278, 281, 284, ((582)) 3823 pt. min.
((Sept. 6-15))Sept. 6-15130 through 154, 162 through 178, 248, 254, 266, 269, 272, 278, 281, 284, ((582)) 3823 pt. min. or antlerless
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer

((Sept. 1-5))Sept. 1-5101 through 124, 204 through ((224, 233, 239)) 284, 300 through 316Any whitetail buck
127 through 154, 162 through 186((, 203, 231))Whitetail 3 pt. min.
((Sept. 6-30))Sept. 6-30

101 through 124, 204 through ((224, 233, 239)) 284, 300 through 316Any whitetail deer
127 through 154, 162 through 186((, 231))Whitetail 3 pt. min. or antlerless
Late Archery Deer Seasons
Western Washington Blacktail Deer


((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 85882 pt. min. or antlerless
((Nov. 25-Dec. 15 ))Nov. 24-Dec. 15558, 636, 6812 pt. min. or antlerless
460, 466, ((510)) 506 through 520, 524, 530, 556, 560, 572, 601, 607 through 618, 638, 648, 673 and Long IslandAny deer, except buck only in GMUs 506 and 530

((Nov. 25-Dec. 31))


Nov. 24-Dec. 31407, 410, 454, 484, 505, ((506, 564, 568,)) 603, 624, 627, 642, 660 through 672Any deer
4372 pt. min. or antlerless
Eastern WashingtonMule Deer((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15127, 130, 133, 145, 1783 pt. min. or antlerless
((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8209, 215, 233, 300, 316, 346, 352, 360 north of USFS Roads 324, 325 to the intersection of Carmack Canyon ((& Bethel Ridge Rd)); then northeast down Carmack Canyon bottom to the Naches River and north to State Highway 410, 364, 3683 pt. min.
2723 pt. min. or antlerless
Eastern WashingtonWhitetail Deer((Nov. 10-Dec. 15))Nov. 10-Dec. 15101Any Whitetail
((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15105, 117, 121, 124Any Whitetail
127, 130, 133, 145, 1783 pt. min. or antlerless
((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8209, 215, 233, 272Any Whitetail

Muzzleloader Deer Seasons

License Required: ((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license which includes a deer species option.

Tag Required: Valid muzzleloader deer tag on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: Muzzleloader only.

Special Notes: Muzzleloader tag holders can only hunt during muzzleloader seasons and must hunt with muzzleloader equipment. ((Muzzleloader deer tag holders may apply for all either sex, antlerless only, and branched antler deer special hunting permits except on Private Lands Wildlife Management Area 201.))


Hunt Area((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season DatesGame Management UnitsLegal Deer
High Buck Hunts((Sept. 15-25))Sept. 15-25Alpine Lakes, Glacier Peak, Pasayten and Olympic Peninsula Wilderness Areas ((and)), Lake Chelan Recreation Area and that part of the Henry Jackson Wilderness Area west of the Pacific Crest Trail.3 pt. min.
Early Muzzleloader Deer Seasons
Western Washington Blacktail Deer((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15407, 410, 520, 530, 568, 603, 612, 624, 672Any buck
454, 484, 564, 666Any deer
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15((109, 117,)) 209, 300, 304, 316Whitetail, any buck
109, 117Whitetail, any deer
Eastern Washington Mule Deer((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15109, 117, 209, 300, 304, 316, 336, 352, 360Mule deer, 3 pt. min.
Late Muzzleloader Deer Seasons
Hunt Area((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season DatesGame Management Units (GMUs)Legal Deer
Western Washington Blacktail Deer((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15410, 501, 504, 564, 666, 684, and Muzzleloader Area 926Any deer
4782 pt. min.
550, 602, 633, 651Any buck
((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8578((, 588))2 pt. min.
Eastern Washington Whitetail Deer((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15113, 284Whitetail, any buck
139Whitetail, 3 pt. min.
130, 136, 172, 181Whitetail, 3 pt. min. or antlerless
Eastern Washington Mule Deer((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15130, 136, 284Mule deer, 3 pt. min. or antlerless
((Dec. 1-31))((Dec. 1-31))

Nov. 24-Dec. 8

((Muzzleloader Area 925))

382

((Mule deer, antlerless only))

3 pt. min.


Firearm Restricted Deer Hunts Open To All Deer Hunters

License Required: Hunting license.

Tag Required: Valid modern firearm, archery or muzzleloader deer tag on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: Must use weapon in compliance with tag. Firearm restrictions apply in some GMUs.


Firearm Restricted Hunts Open To All Deer Hunters
Hunting license and deer tag required. Must use hunting method in compliance with tag. Check firearm restrictions. ((Hunter Orange required.)) Archery, Shotgun, Muzzleloader or revolver type handgun only. Hunter orange required.
Hunt Area((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season DatesGame Management Units (GMUs)Legal Deer
Western Washington Blacktail Deer((Oct. 17-31))Oct. 16-31410, Vashon and Maury IslandsAny deer
((Oct. 17-31))((Oct. 16-31))((Vashon and Maury Islands))((Any deer))
((Nov. 25-Dec. 31))Nov. 24-Dec. 31564Any deer
((Sept. 1-Dec. 31))Sept. 1-Dec. 31Indian Island. Restricted Access* Any deer
*Archery only except for one day persons of disability hunt. Archers must qualify during the June to August period to hunt. For information call Bill Kalina at (360) 396-5353.

Special Deer Permit Hunting Seasons

(Open to Permit Holders Only)

Hunters must purchase a deer hunting license ((and deer tag)) prior to purchase of a permit application.


Hunt Name((1998)) 1999 Permit SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description((1998)) 1999

Permits

Modern Firearm Deer Permit Hunts (Only modern firearm and muzzleloader deer tag holders may apply)
Hunters may hunt only with weapon in compliance with tag.
ShermanOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 101((50)) 100
Kelly HillOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 105((100)) 150
ThreeforksOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 109((250)) 400
SelkirkOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 113((30)) 50
49 Degrees NorthOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 117((150)) 350
HuckleberryOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 121((300)) 700
Mt. SpokaneOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 124((600)) 800
Mica PeakOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 127160
Cheney Oct. ((17-30)) 16-29Antlerless ((Only))GMU 130150
Roosevelt Oct. ((17-30)) 16-29Antlerless ((Only))GMU 133((375)) 450
HarringtonOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Antlerless ((Only))GMU 136125
SteptoeOct. ((17-30)) 16-29Antlerless ((Only))GMU 139200
Almota Oct. ((17-30)) 16-29Antlerless ((Only))GMU 142225
Mayview ((Oct. 17-30))

Nov. 8-16

Antlerless ((Only))GMU 145((250)) 350
Prescott ((A))Nov. ((9-17)) 8-16Antlerless ((Only))GMU 149((250)) 400
Blue CreekNov. ((9-17)) 8-16Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 154((150)) 200
DaytonNov. ((9-17)) 8-16Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 162((100)) 150
Marengo ANov. ((9-17)) 8-16Whitetail, Antlerless ((Only))GMU 163((125)) 150
Marengo BNov. ((9-17)) 8-16Antlerless ((Only))GMU 163((150)) 50
PeolaNov. ((9-17)) 8-16Antlerless ((Only))GMU 178((50)) 100
Blue Mtns. Foothills ANov. ((9-23)) 8-22Whitetail, 3 Pt. Min. or

Antlerless

GMUs 149,

154, 162-166

100
Blue Mtns. Foothills BNov. ((9-23)) 8-22Whitetail, 3 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMUs 145, 172-18175
East OkanoganNov. 1-15Any WhitetailGMU 204((150)) 100
West OkanoganNov. 1-15Any WhitetailGMUs 209, 218-239((200)) 100
Sinlahekin Nov. 1-15Any WhitetailGMU 215((50)) 25
ChewuchNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2185
PearryginNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2245
PogueNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2335
GardnerNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2315
ChiliwistNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2395
AltaNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 2425
Big Bend AOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 24850
BadgerOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 26650
Moses CouleeOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 26950
BeezleyOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 272300
KahlotusOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 284100
((Alta ANov. 7-223 Pt. Min.GMU 24247))
Desert ANov. ((7-22)) 8-23((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 290((9)) 13
Desert BDec. 1-15AntlerlessGMU 29050
MansonNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 3005
ChiwawaNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 3045
EntiatNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 3085
MissionNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 3145
SwakaneNov. 8-23Any BuckGMU 3165
Quilomene ANov. ((7-22)) 8-23((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 329, 330((56)) 116
Umtanum ANov. ((7-22)) 8-23((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 342((59)) 129
Alkali ANov. ((7-22)) 8-23((3-Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 371((59)) 64
Alkali BNov. 8-23AntlerlessGMU 37125
East KlickitatOct. 16-233 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 38225
Green River AOct. ((10-16)) 9-15Any BuckGMU 485((15)) 10
((Green River BOct. 10-16Antlerless OnlyGMU 48515))
LincolnOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 501((175)) 80
StellaOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 504*75
MossyrockOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 505150
Willapa HillsOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 506((85)) 40
StormkingOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 51075
South RainierOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 51375
PackwoodOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 516100
WinstonOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 520100
RyderwoodOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 530((85)) 40
CoweemanOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 550175
YaleOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 554*50
MarbleOct. ((17-30)) 16-312 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 55875
Lewis RiverOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 560100
((WashougalOct. 17-30Any DeerGMU 56835))
SiouxonOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 572100
West KlickitatOct. ((17-30)) 16-312 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 57825
((East KlickitatOct. 17-302 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 58225))
GraybackOct. ((17-30)) 16-312 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 58825
Pysht**Oct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 603((30)) 50
OlympicOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 62140
CoyleOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 624((40)) 30
KitsapOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 62720
Mason LakeOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 633((60)) 70
SkokomishOct. ((17-30)) 16-312 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 63680
WynoocheeOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 648((75)) 100
SatsopOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 651150
North RiverOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 658((40)) 60
Minot PeakOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 660100
Capitol PeakOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 663((100)) 120
DeschutesOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any Deer GMU 66680
Skookumchuck AOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any Deer GMU 667((90)) 170
Fall RiverOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 672((90)) 80
Williams CreekOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any Deer GMU 67350
*Firearm Restriction Areas - Muzzleloader or archery equipment only.
**Permit not valid on Merrill and Ring Tree Farm.

Muzzleloader Only Deer Permit Hunts (Only muzzleloader tag holders may apply.)
((ColvilleOct. 10-16Antlerless OnlyGMUs 109, 11750
Alta BOct. 10-163 Pt. Min.GMU 2428))
Moses CouleeDec. 1-31Antlerless ((Only))GMU 269((25)) 50
Desert ((B)) COct. ((10-16)) 9-15((3 Pt. Min.)) Any DeerGMU 290((1)) 2
Quilomene BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMUs 329, 330((4)) 20
Umtanum BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 342((5)) 8
Alkali ((B)) COct. 1-10((3-Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 37110
Alkali DOct. 1-10AntlerlessGMU 3715
Mason LakeOct. 9-15AntlerlessGMU 63330
SatsopOct. ((1-10)) 9-15Any DeerGMU 65150

Archery Only ((Buck)) Permit Hunts (Only archery deer tag holders may apply.)
((Alta CSept. 1-303 Pt. Min.GMU 24232))
Desert ((C)) DSept. 1-15((3 Pt. Min.)) Any DeerGMU 290((13)) 21
Quilomene CSept. 1-15((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMUs 329, 330((86)) 110
Umtanum CSept. 1-15((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BuckGMU 342((86)) 110
Alkali ((C)) ESept. 1-15((3-Pt. Min.)) Any DeerGMU 371((155)) 69

Advanced Hunter Education (AHE) Graduate Special Deer Permit Hunts (Only AHE graduates may apply.)
Cheney/RooseveltDec. 1-7Antlerless OnlyGMUs 130, 133((75)) 125
Mt. AdamsOct. 1-102-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessElk Area 05910
Skookumchuck BOct. ((17-30)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 66710

Persons of Disability Special Deer Permit Hunts (Only Persons of Disability may apply.)
Blue Mtns. Foothills CNov. ((9-24)) 8-23Whitetail, 3-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMUs 149, 154, 162-16610
St. AndrewsOct. 16-24AntlerlessGMU 25420
Green River ((C)) BOct. ((11-17)) 10-16((Antlerless Only)) Any DeerGMU 4855
MossyrockOct. 16-31Any DeerGMU 5055
MargaretOct. ((17-Nov. 1)) 16-31((Antlerless Only)) Any DeerGMU 52425
Lone ButteOct. 16-31Any DeerGMU 5603
Trout Creek HillOct. ((17-31)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 5723
Eleven Mile RidgeOct. ((17-31)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 5722
Red MountainOct. ((17-31)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 5722
Paradise RidgeOct. ((17-31)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 5722
Proverbial CreekOct. ((17-31)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 5722
Gobbler's KnobOct. ((17-31)) 16-312-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 5742
((Lone ButteOct. 17-31Any DeerGMU 5603))
Skookumchuck ((B)) COct. ((17-Nov. 1)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 66715
Bear RiverOct. ((17-Nov. 1)) 16-312-Pt. Min. or Antlerless GMU 68120

((Senior)) Special Deer Permit Hunts (((Must be)) for Hunters 65 or older ((on opening day of the permit season to apply.))).
Walla WallaOct. ((17-25)) 16-243-Pt. Min or Antlerless GMUs 149, 16375

Youth Special Deer Permit Hunts (Must be ((16 or younger on opening day of permit season)) eligible for the youth hunting license & accompanied by an adult during the hunt.)
Blue Mtns. Foothills DOct. ((17-25)) 16-243-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMUs 149, 154, 162-166100
Blue Mtns. Foothills EOct. ((17-25)) 16-243-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMUs 145, 172-181((75)) 100
Big Bend ((C)) BOct. ((17-25)) 16-24((3-Pt. Min. or)) AntlerlessGMU 24825
ToutleOct. ((17-Nov. 1)) 16-31Any DeerGMU 556100
Wind RiverOct. ((17-Nov. 1)) 16-312-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessGMU 57475
SatsopOct. ((11-Nov. 1)) 10-31Any DeerGMU 65110
Skookumchuck ((C)) DOct. ((11-Nov. 1)) 10-31Any DeerGMU 66760

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-010 (Order 98-60), 232-28-280, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-61, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-281
((1998-99 and)) 1999-2000 Elk general seasons and ((1998-99)) 1999-2000 special permits.

Bag Limit: One (1) elk per hunter during the ((1998)) 1999 hunting season.


Hunting Method: Elk hunters must select only one of the hunting methods (modern firearm, archery, or muzzleloader).


Elk Tag Areas: Elk hunters must choose one of the five elk hunting areas (Blue Mountains, Northeastern Washington, Yakima, Colockum, or Western Washington) to hunt in and buy the appropriate tag for that area.


Any Bull Elk Seasons: Open only to the taking of male elk with visible antlers (bull calves are illegal).


Spike Bull Restrictions: Bull elk taken in these GMUs must have at least one antler that is a spike above the ears (does not branch above ears). An animal with branched antlers on both sides is illegal but an animal with a spike on one side is legal in spike only units.


Spike Only GMUs: 145-154, 162-186, 302, 314-329, and 335-371


3 Point Restriction: Legal bull elk taken must have at least 3 antler points on one side only. Antler points may include eye guards, but antler points on the lower half of the main beam must be at least four (4) inches long measured from antler tip to nearest edge of beam; all other antler points must be at least one (1) inch long. Antler restrictions apply to all hunters during any open season.


3 Point GMUs: All of western Washington except for GMUs 454, 564, 568, 574, 578, ((582,)) and 588 ((and permit only GMUs 157, 524, 556, 602, and 621)).


GMUs Closed to Elk Hunting: 418 (Nooksack), and 437 (Sauk) except for ML Elk Area ((041)) 941, 485 (Green River), 522 (Loo-wit) and 636 (Skokomish).


Special Permits: Only hunters with elk tag prefix identified in the Special Elk Permits tables may apply for special bull or antlerless permits. Please see permit table for tag eligibility. Hunters drawn for a special permit may hunt only with a weapon in compliance with their tag and during the dates listed for the hunt.


Harvest Report Card: Successful hunters must fill out and return a Game Harvest Report Card within 10 days after taking an elk.


Elk Tag Areas


Blue Mountains: GMUs 145-186. Elk hunting by permit only in GMU 157.

BA - Blue Mountains Archery Tag

B((G))F- Blue Mountains Modern Firearm General ((Bull)) Elk Tag

BM - Blue Mountains Muzzleloader Tag


Northeastern: GMUs 101-142. Modern firearm by permit only in GMUs 127 and 130.

NA - Northeastern Archery Tag

N((G))F - Northeastern Modern Firearm General ((Bull)) Elk Tag

NM - Northeastern Muzzleloader Tag


Colockum: GMUs 300, 302, 304, 306, 308, 314, 316, 328, 329, 330 (Elk hunting by permit only in GMU 330), and the portion of GMU 334 north of I-90 (modern firearm restrictions in GMU 334).

CA - Colockum Archery Tag

C((G))F - Colockum Modern Firearm General ((Bull)) Elk Tag

CM - Colockum Muzzleloader Tag


Yakima: The portion of GMU 334 south of I-90 (Modern Firearm restrictions in GMU 334), and GMUs 335, 336, 340, 342, 346, 352, 356, 360, 364, 368, 371, ((and)) 372 and 382.

YA - Yakima Archery Tag

Y((G))F - Yakima Modern Firearm General ((Bull)) Elk Tag

YM - Yakima Muzzleloader Tag


Western Washington: All 400, 500 and 600 GMUs except closed in GMU 418, 437, 485, 522, 636 and modern firearm restrictions in portions of GMU 660. GMUs 418 (Nooksack), 437 (Sauk) except for ML Elk Area ((041)) 941, and GMU 636 (Skokomish) are closed to all elk hunting as Conservation Closures. GMU 554 is open only for early archery and muzzleloader permit seasons. Elk Area 064 in GMU 638 (Quinault) is open to AHE hunters only. Elk hunting by permit only in GMUs 524, 556, 602, 621, and PLWMA 600 (Pysht).

WA - Western Washington Archery Tag

W((G))F - Western Washington Modern Firearm General ((Bull)) Elk Tag

WM - Western Washington Muzzleloader Tag


Modern Firearm Elk Seasons


License Required: ((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license with an elk tag option.

Tag Required: Valid modern firearm elk tag as listed below on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: May use rifle, bow and arrow, or muzzleloader, but only during modern firearm seasons.


Hunt AreaElk TagGame Management Units (GMUs)((1998 Season Dates)) 1999 Season Dates Legal Elk
NortheastGeneral (N((G))F)101 through 124, 133 through 142((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. 30-Nov. 7Any bull
127, 130Permit only
Blue MountainsGeneral (B((G))F)145 through 154, 162 through 186((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. 30-Nov. 7Spike bull ((only))
157Permit Only
ColockumGeneral (C((G))F)((300, 304, 306, 308))((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))((Oct. 30-Nov. 7))((Any bull))
302, 314, 316 south of Hwy 2, 328, 329 ((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. 30-Nov. 7Spike bull ((only))
330Permit Only
YakimaGeneral (Y((G))F)335 through ((371)) 368((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. 30-Nov. 7Spike bull ((only))
Any Yakima Tag372, 382((Oct. 5-13))Oct. 5-13Antlerless ((Only))
((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. ((31)) 30-Nov. ((8)) 7Any Elk
((Dec. 9-13))Dec. 9-13Antlerless ((Only))
371Oct. 30-Nov. 7Any Elk
Western WashingtonGeneral (((WG))) WF407, 448, 460, 466, 472, 478, 484, 490, 504 through 520, 530, 550, 558, 560, 572, 601, 603 through 618, 624 through 633, 638 through 684 Except AHE hunters only in Elk Area 064 in GMU 638((Nov. 7-15))Nov. 6-143 pt. min.
501((Nov. 7-15))Nov. 6-143 pt. min. or antlerless
564, 568, 574 through 588((Nov. 7-15))Nov. 6-14Any elk
454((, Elk Area 041))((Nov. 7-15))Nov. ((8)) 6-14Any bull
524, 556, 602, 621 & PLWMA 600 Permit Only

Archery Elk Seasons


License Required: ((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license with an elk tag option.

Tag Required: Valid archery elk tag as listed below on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: Bow and arrow only.

Special Notes: Archery tag holders can hunt only during archery seasons. Archery elk hunters may apply for special bull permits. Please see permit table for tag eligibility for all elk permits.


Hunt Area Elk TagGame Management Units (GMUs)((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season Dates Legal Elk
Early Archery Elk Seasons
NortheastNA101 through 142((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Any elk
Blue MountainsBA145 through 154, 162 through 169, 175 through 186((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Spike bull ((only))
ColockumCA300, 306, 308, 334 (N of I-90)((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Any elk
328, 329, 330 ((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Spike bull or antlerless
YakimaYA334 (south of I-90), 372, 382((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Any elk
335, 336, 340, 352, 356, 364, 371 ((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Spike bull or antlerless
Western WashingtonWA454, 564, 568, 574, 578, ((582,)) 588((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-14Any elk
407, 448, 460, ((466)) 484, 490, 501 through 520, 530, 550, 554, 558, 560, 572, 660, 663, 667 through 684 and Long Island((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-143 pt. min. or antlerless
466, 472, 478, ((484,)) 601, 603, 612 through 618, 624 through 633, 638 through 658 and 666. AHE hunters only in Elk Area 064 in GMU 638. Permit Only in PLWMA 600 in GMU 603.((Sept. 1-14))Sept. 1-143 pt. min.
((Elk Area 041Sept. 1-14Sept. 1-14Antlerless only))
Late Archery Elk Seasons
NortheastNA101, 105, 117 through 130 ((Nov. 25-Dec. 15 ))Nov. 24-Dec. 15 Any elk
Blue MountainsBAPrivate lands within GMU 162 east of the North Touchet Road. GMU 178 ((Nov. 25-Dec. 15 ))Nov. 24-Dec. 15 Antlerless ((only))
ColockumCA328((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8Spike bull or antlerless
YakimaYA335, 336, 346, 352, 360 North of USFS Roads 324, 325, to the intersection of Carmack Canyon ((& Bethel Ridge Road)) then northeast down Carmack Canyon bottom to the Naches River and north to State Highway 410, 368((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8Spike bull or antlerless
Western WashingtonWA407, 484, 505, 506, 520, 530, 672, 681 and Long Island. In GMU 681 closed between US Highway 101 and the Columbia River from Astoria-Megler toll bridge to the ((Wallicut)) Wallacut River.((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 153 pt. min. or antlerless
454, 564, 588((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15Any elk
484, 603, 612, 615, 638, 648 except closed in PLWMA 600 in GMU 603. AHE hunters only in Elk Area 064 in GMU 638.((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 153 pt. min.
((Elk Area 041Nov. 25-Dec. 31Nov. 24-Dec. 31Antlerless only))

Muzzleloader Elk Seasons


License Required:
((Hunting license.)) A valid big game hunting license with an elk tag option.

Tag Required: Valid muzzleloader elk tag as listed below on his/her person for the area hunted.

Hunting Method: Muzzleloader only.

Special Notes: Muzzleloader tag holders can only hunt during the muzzleloader seasons and must hunt with muzzleloader equipment. Only hunters with tags identified in the Special Elk Permits tables may apply for special elk permits.


Hunt AreaElk TagGame Management Units (GMUs)((1998 Season Dates))1999 Season DatesLegal Elk
Early Muzzleloader Elk Seasons
NortheastNM109((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Any bull
Blue MountainsBM172((, 178, 181))((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Spike bull ((only))
ColockumCM 308((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Any bull
304, 314*, 316, S of Hwy 2 *The portion of GMU 314 bordered by the Colockum Pass Road (Road 10) Naneum Ridge Road (Road 9) and Ingersol Road (Road 1) is closed. See Naneum Green Dot Map.((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Spike bull ((only))
ML 911Aug. 14-Sept. 12Any elk
YakimaYM342, 356, 368((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Spike bull ((only))
((ML 910))((Aug. 15-Sept. 14))((Aug. 15-Sept. 14))((Any elk))
That part of GMU 368 east of the following boundary: Jump Off Road and the powerlines to South Fork Cowiche Creek and then west along South Fork Cowiche Creek to Nasty Creek Road; southeast to the North Fork Ahtanum Road and southeast to Tampico; east along the South Fork Ahtanum Creek and east to Yakama Indian Reservation.Oct. 9-15Antlerless
Western WashingtonWM454, 564, 684((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-15Any elk
460, 478, 484, 513, 530, 603, 607, 660((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-153 pt. min.
501((Oct. 10-16))Oct. 9-153 pt. min. or antlerless
((Elk Area 041Oct. 10-16Oct. 10-16Antlerless only))
Late Muzzleloader Elk Seasons
NortheastNM127 through 139 (All units are primarily private lands and access is a problem.)((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15Any elk
YakimaYM346((Nov. 14-18))Nov. 14-18Spike bull or antlerless
Muzzleloader Area 944((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8Spike bull or antlerless
Western WashingtonWM501, 505((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 153 pt. min. or antlerless
454, 564, 568, 684((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 15Any elk
574, 578((Nov. 25-Dec. 8))Nov. 24-Dec. 8Any elk
484, 504, 550, 601((Nov. 25-Dec. 15))Nov. 24-Dec. 153 pt. min.
((Elk Area 041Nov. 25-Jan. 31, 1999Nov. 24-Jan. 31, 2000))Any elk

Special Elk Hunts Open to Specified Tag Holders


License Required:
((Hunting License)) A valid big game hunting license with an elk tag option.

Tag Required: Proper elk tags are listed with each GMU below. Hunting Method: Hunters must use method listed on their tag, except in Firearm Restriction Areas, where some types of weapons are banned from use. See elk tag required, dates, and legal elk in table below.


Hunt AreaElk TagGame Management UnitsLegal ElkSeason Dates
((1998))1999
Western ((Washington))W((G))F568, 574, 578, 588Any Elk((Nov. 7-15))Nov. 6-14
WA, W((G))F, WM564, Archery, and muzzleloader ((and revolver type handguns meeting elk hunting)) equipment ((restrictions)). Modern Firearm elk tag holders may hunt, but must use archery, muzzleloader or revolver type handgun equipment.Any Elk((Nov. 7-15))Nov. 6-14
WMML Area No. 941Any ElkOct. 1, 1999-Jan. 31, 2000
Northeast N((G))F101, 105, 121, 124 west of SR 395, 127, 130, 133, 136, 139Any Elk((Oct. 31-Nov. 8))Oct. 30-Nov. 7
NA, NM, NF127, 130 Advanced Hunter Education Hunters OnlyAny Elk((Oct. 20-Dec. 31))Oct. 20-Dec. 31
Central ((Washington))Any Elk TagGrant, Adams, Douglas ((and)), Franklin, Okanogan and Benton (south of the Yakima River) cos. and Chelan County N of Hwy 2 except closed within 1/2 mile of Columbia River in Douglas & Grant cos.Any Elk((Nov. 1-15))((Nov. 1-15)) Oct. 30-Nov. 15
ColockumCMML Area 911; Advanced Hunter Education Hunters OnlyAny ElkNov. 24-Dec. 7

Special Elk Permit Hunting Seasons

(Open to Permit Holders Only)

Permit hunters may hunt only with a weapon in compliance with their tag. Applicants must have purchased the proper tag for these hunts (see Elk Tag Prefix required to apply for each hunt).


Hunt NamePermit SeasonSpecial RestrictionsElk Tag PrefixBoundary Description((1998)) 1999 Permits
Modern Firearm Bull Permit Hunts
Blue Creek AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 154((3)) 4
Watershed ((A))*Oct. ((31)) 30-Nov. ((8)) 73 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessBA, B((G))F, BMGMU 15750
Dayton AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any bullB((G))FGMU 1625
Tucannon AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 166((3)) 2
Wenaha AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 169((6)) 7
Mountain View AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 172((5)) 8
Peola AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 178((2)) 1
Couse AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 1811
Grande Ronde AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))FGMU 1861
Naneum AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullC((G))FGMU 328((19)) 21
Quilomene AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullC((G))FGMU 329((10)) 9
Peaches Ridge AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMUs 336, 346((88)) 118
Observatory AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMUs 340, 342((52)) 67
Goose Prairie AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMUs 352, 356((41)) 114
Bethel AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMU 360((30)) 71
Rimrock AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMU 364((63)) 94
Cowiche AOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))FGMU 368((11)) 8
Margaret ANov. ((2-15)) 1-143 Pt. Min.W((G))FGMU 524((14)) 10
Toutle ANov. ((2-15)) 1-143 Pt. Min.W((G))FGMU 556((117)) 88
Dickey ANov. ((2-15)) 6-143 Pt. Min.W((G))FGMU 602((46)) 54
Olympic ANov. ((2-15)) 6-143 Pt. Min.W((G))FGMU 621((14)) 13

*Permit season is open for archery and muzzleloader but hunt is the same as modern firearm and all hunters must wear hunter orange.


Modern Firearm Elk Permit Hunts (Only modern firearm and muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)
((Northeast)) Pend OreilleNov. ((2-8)) 1-7((Antlerless Only)) Any ElkN((G))F or NMGMUs 109, 113, 117((, 124 (E. of SR 395)))((80)) 50
Mount SpokaneOct. 30-Nov. 7Any ElkNF or NM124 (E. of SR 395)50
Mica, CheneyOct. ((17)) 16-Nov. ((8)) 7Antlerless ((Only))N((G))F or NMGMUs 127, 130250
Wenaha BOct. 1-10((3-Pt. Min.)) Any BullB((G))F or BMGMU 169((3)) 2
Peola BNov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless B((G))F or BMGMU 17825
Wenatchee Mtns.Oct. 1-10((3-Pt. Min.)) Any BullC((G))F, CM, Y((G))F, or YMGMU 302, 335((18)) 22
ShushuskinDec. 1-31AntlerlessY((G))F or YMElk Area 03150
Malaga A***Sept. 1-Oct. 3((Any Elk)) AntlerlessC((G))F or CMElk Area 03275
((Malaga BOct. 11-31Any ElkCG or CMElk Area 03275))
Malaga ((C)) BNov. 10-Dec. 31((Any Elk)) AntlerlessC((G))F or CMElk Area ((033)) 032((75)) 40
((Peshastin ASept. 1-Oct. 3AntlerlessCG or CMElk Area 03325
Peshastin BNov. 10-Dec. 31Any ElkCG or CMElk Area 03325))
TaneumNov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 336150
Manastash ((A))Nov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 340((300)) 250
Umtanum ANov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 342((350)) 300
Little Naches ANov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 346((250)) 225
Little Naches BOct. 1-10((3-Pt. Min.)) Any BullY((G))F or YMGMU 346((19)) 18
NileNov.(( 4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 35275
Bumping Nov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 356300
Bethel BNov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 360100
Rimrock BNov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 364350
Cowiche BNov. ((4-8)) 3-7Antlerless Y((G))F or YMGMU 368200
Willapa Hills Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 506100
PackwoodNov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 51625
Winston ((B))Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 52030
Margaret BNov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 524((20)) 10
Ryderwood Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 53075
Coweeman ((B))Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 55050
Toutle BNov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 556((45)) 30
Marble Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 55860
CarltonOct. 1-103-Pt. Min.W((G))F or WMElk Area 0575
West Goat RocksOct. 1-103-Pt. Min.W((G))F or WMElk Area 0585
Mt. AdamsOct. 1-103-Pt. Min.W((G))F or WMElk Area 0595
Lewis River ((B))Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 56075
Siouxon Nov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 57250
DungenessNov. 10-14AntlerlessWF or WMPart of GMU 621*9
Minot Peak((Nov. 11-15)) Oct. 9-15Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 660**((10)) 20
Williams CreekNov. ((11-15)) 10-14Antlerless W((G))F or WMGMU 67350
((CurtisDec. 20-31Antlerless WG or WMElk Area 05050
Boistfort AJan. 1-15, 1999Antlerless OnlyWG or WMElk Area 05450
East ValleyJan. 1-15, 1999Antlerless OnlyWG or WMElk Area 05525))

*That part of GMU 621 north and west of Jimmy Come Lately Creek and the Gray Wolf River.

**That part of GMU 660 north of the North River-Brooklyn Road.

***Damage hunt.


Muzzleloader Bull Permit Hunts (Only muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)
Blue Creek BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1541
Dayton BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1621
Tucannon BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1661
Wenaha COct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1692
Mountain View BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 172((1)) 3
Peola COct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1781
Couse BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1811
Grande Ronde BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBMGMU 1861
Naneum ((C)) BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullCMGMU 3282
Quilomene ((C)) BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullCMGMU 329, 330((4)) 1
Peaches Ridge BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMUs 336, 346((20)) 24
Observatory BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMUs 340, 342((19)) 21
Goose Prairie BOct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMUs 352, 356((5)) 16
Bethel COct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMU 360((3)) 10
Rimrock COct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMU 364((15)) 13
Cowiche COct. 1-10((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYMGMU 368((3)) 6
Margaret COct. 1-103 Pt. Min.WMGMU 524((3)) 2
Toutle COct. 1-103 Pt. Min.WMGMU 55620
Dickey BOct. 1-103 Pt. Min.WMGMU 602((8)) 6
Olympic B Oct. 1-103 Pt. Min.WMGMU 621((2)) 3

Muzzleloader Permit Hunts (Only muzzleloader elk tag holders may apply.)
Blue Creek C***12/1/((98)) 99-1/31/((99)) 2000Antlerless ((Only))BMGMU 15450
Peola D***Oct. ((10-16)) 9-15Spike or AntlerlessBMGMU 17850
Couse C***Oct. ((10-16)) 9-15Spike or AntlerlessBMGMU 18150
Couse D***Dec. 1-31Antlerless ((Only))BMGMU 18150
Couse E***Jan. 1-31, ((1999)) 2000Antlerless ((Only))BMGMU 18150
Umtanum BOct. 10-16AntlerlessYMGMU 342125
Stella***Nov. 26-Dec. 153 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessWMGMU 504100
Boistfort ((B))***Jan. ((16-31, 1999)) 1-15, 2000Antlerless ((Only))WMElk Area 054((50)) 20
Yale***Nov. 26-Dec. 15Any ElkWMGMU 55475
Toledo***Jan. 2-16, ((1999)) 2000Antlerless ((Only))WMElk Area 02975
Malaga C***Oct. 9-29AntlerlessCMElk Area 03275
North River***Nov. 26-Dec. 15Antlerless ((Only))WMGMU 65820

Archery Bull Permit Hunts (Only archery elk tag holders may apply.)
Blue Creek DSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 154((2)) 1
Dayton CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 162((3)) 5
Tucannon CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 166((1)) 2
Wenaha DSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 169((8)) 5
Mountain View CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 172((5)) 7
Peola ESept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 178((2)) 1
Couse FSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 181((1)) 3
Grande Ronde CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullBAGMU 1861
Naneum ((D)) CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullCAGMU 328((77)) 17
Quilomene ((D)) CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullCAGMU 329, 330((23)) 9
Peaches Ridge CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMUs 336, 346((53)) 106
Observatory CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMUs 340, 342((26)) 62
Goose Prairie CSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMUs 352, 356((29)) 82
Bethel DSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMU 360((48)) 60
Rimrock DSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMU 364((82)) 43
Cowiche DSept. 1-14((3 Pt. Min.)) Any BullYAGMU 368((5)) 9
Margaret DSept. 1-143 Pt. Min.WAGMU 524((6)) 5
Toutle DSept. 1-143 Pt. Min.WAGMU 556((89)) 85
Dickey CSept. 1-143 Pt. Min.WAGMU 602((39)) 35
Olympic C Sept. 1-143 Pt. Min.WAGMU 621((6)) 5


Advanced Hunter Education (AHE) Graduate Special Elk Permit Hunts (Only AHE graduates may apply.)
Margaret EOct. 1-103-Pt. Min ((or Antlerless))Any Elk TagGMU 524((10)) 4
Quinault RidgeOct. 1-103-Pt. Min or AntlerlessAny Elk TagGMU 6385
South Bank AJan. 1-((15, 1999)) 30, 2000Antlerless ((Only))Any Elk TagElk Area 062*((5)) 10
((South Bank BJan. 16-31, 1999Antlerless OnlyAny Elk TagElk Area 062*5))
Skookumchuck Oct. 1-103-Pt. Min. or AntlerlessAny Elk TagGMU 6672
((Cle ElumNov. 25-Dec. 8Antlerless OnlyYM, CMML 91050))

Persons of Disability Only - Special Elk Permit Hunts
NortheastNov. 2-15AntlerlessNF, NM or NAGMUs 109-13015
Observatory DOct. ((25)) 24-Nov. ((8)) 7Any ElkY((G))F or YMGMU 340, 342((15)) 5
Little Naches COct. 1-10Any ElkY((G))F, YM, YAGMU 346((15)) 5
Little Naches DOct. 30-Nov. 7AntlerlessYF, YM, or YAGMU 34610
Trout Creek HillNov. ((9-15)) 8-143 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessW((G))F or WMGMU 5721
Eleven Mile RidgeNov. ((9-15)) 8-143 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessW((G))F or WMGMU 5721
Red MountainNov. ((9-15)) 8-143 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessW((G))F or WMGMU 5721
Paradise RidgeNov. ((9-15)) 8-143 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessW((G))F or WMGMU 5721
Proverbial CreekNov. ((9-15)) 8-143 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessW((G))F or WMGMU 5721
Lone Butte ASept. 1-14Any ElkAny Archery Elk TagGMU 5601
Lone Butte BNov. ((9-15)) 8-14Any ElkAny Elk TagGMU 5601
Centralia Mine AOct. 31-Nov. 1Antlerless ((Only))Any Elk TagPortion of GMU 6674
Centralia Mine BNov. 7-8Antlerless OnlyAny Elk TagPortion of GMU 6674
Centralia Mine CJan. 8-16, 2000AntlerlessAny Elk TagPortion of GMU 6678
Centralia Mine DJan 22-30, 2000AntlerlessAny Elk TagPortion of GMU 6678
South Bank ((C)) BDec. 10-20Antlerless ((Only))Any Elk TagElk Area 062*3

*Firearm Restriction Area - Hunters may use only muzzleloader equipment.

***Damage Hunt.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-003 (Order 98-61), 232-28-281, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98.]

OTS-2836.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-249, filed 12/22/98, effective 1/22/99)

WAC 232-28-271
Private lands wildlife management area hunting seasons, rules and boundary descriptions.

DEER GENERAL SEASONS ON PRIVATE LANDS

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

Champion (PLWMA 401) Kapowsin Tree Farm
Hunting Method1999 DatesSpecial Restrictions
ArcheryAugust 28-Sept. 102 Pt. Min. or Antlerless
October 1-92 Pt. Min. or Antlerless
Modern FirearmOctober 10-242 Pt. Min.
MuzzleloaderNovember 24-Dec. 52 Pt. Min. or Antlerless

Merrill and Ring (PLWMA 600) Pysht Tree Farm
Hunting Method1999 DatesSpecial Restrictions
ArcherySeptember 15-30Either Sex South Unit
Nov. 24-Dec. 31Antlerless Only North Unit; Either Sex South Unit
Modern Firearm Oct. 16-31Buck Only South Unit
Nov. 18-21Buck Only South Unit
MuzzleloaderOct. 1-9Antlerless Only North Unit; Buck Only South Unit

1999 DEER PERMIT SEASONS ON

PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

1999 - Mule Deer

Wilson Permit Draw Permits. Hunters apply to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in WDFW permit draw process. Only hunters possessing a modern firearm deer tag are eligible for Wilson draw hunts. Hunters are limited to one day of hunting during the permit season.

Hunt Name Permit NumberPermit SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description
Wilson A1Oct. 1-Dec. 31Buck Only, Youth Hunters Only*PLWMA 201
Wilson B29Oct. 1-Dec 31Antlerless Only, Youth Hunters Only*PLWMA 201
Wilson C29Oct. 1-Dec 31Antlerless Only, Persons of Disability OnlyPLWMA 201
Wilson D29Oct. 1-Dec 31Antlerless Only, AHE Hunters OnlyPLWMA 201
Wilson E1Oct. 1-Dec 31Buck Only, Persons of Disability OnlyPLWMA 201
Wilson F1Oct. 1-Dec 31Buck Only, AHE OnlyPLWMA 201
* Youth hunters must be under 16 years of age and must be accompanied by an adult during the hunt.

Access for these hunts are for one day, scheduled by the manager. There are no access fees for these hunts. All hunters shall have a valid modern firearm deer tag and written authorization from the manager to participate in these hunts. All other hunting regulations apply.

1999 - Blacktail Deer

Champion’s Kapowsin Tree Farm -

Champion Permit Draw Deer Permits - Hunters apply to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in WDFW permit draw process.

Hunt NamePermit NumberPermit SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description
Kapowsin North25Dec. 10-12Antlerless Only, Age 65 and older HuntersPLWMA 401 A North
Kapowsin Central50Dec. 10-12Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 401 B Central
Kapowsin South25Dec. 10-12Antlerless Only

Youth Hunters

PLWMA 401 C South
25Dec. 10-12Antlerless Only

Person of Disability

PLWMA 401 C South

ACCESS QUOTAS AND RAFFLE SEASONS

ON PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

1999 - Mule Deer

Wilson Creek Area - Access Quotas and Seasons

Only hunters possessing a modern firearm deer tag are eligible for access authorizations on PLWMA 201. You may contact the PLWMA manager at (509) 345-2577 for information on these hunts.

Hunt NameQuotaAccess SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description
Wilson ((50)) 100Oct. 1-Dec. 31Any Deer (Access Fee) Modern Firearm Deer TagPLWMA 201

1999 - Mule Deer

Wilson Population Control Deer Hunting


If deer counts conducted the last week of November or first week of December exceed 1350 deer, special hunting opportunities will be available on Wilson Creek PLWMA. All hunts will be available only to Advanced Hunter Education (AHE) graduates. The harvest quota will be the number of deer exceeding 1350 but not more than 100.


Legal animals will be antlerless only, except one in ten hunters will be allowed to take a management buck (3 points or less on one side).


AHE hunters will be contacted by the Wilson PLWMA manager to determine their interest in the hunt. After harvest quotas are determined, Wilson PLWMA manager will contact the desired number of AHE hunters to participate in the hunt. Hunt dates will be during the month of December, but exact dates will be determined by the PLWMA manager and the hunter.

1999 - Blacktail Deer

Champion’s Kapowsin Tree Farm -- Raffle Quotas and Seasons

Hunter must contact Champion for auction/raffle permit opportunity.

Only hunters possessing a valid deer tag (any 1999 deer tag) are eligible for Champion buck permits. Hunters drawing a Champion deer raffle permit may purchase a second deer tag for the Champion hunt. Persons interested in these deer permits should contact Champion Pacific Timberlands, Inc., 31716 Camp 1 Road, Orting, WA 98360. For more information, please call Champion at 1-800-782-1493.

Hunt NamePermit NumberRaffle SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description
Kapowsin North/Buck8Nov. 6-18Buck Only (Auction/Raffle)PLWMA 401 A North
Kapowsin Central/Buck29Nov. 6-18Buck Only (Auction/Raffle)PLWMA 401 B Central
Kapowsin South/Buck14Nov. 6-18Buck Only (Auction/Raffle)PLWMA 401 C South

1999 Blacktail Deer

Champion's Kapowsin Tree Farm - Antlerless Harvest Quotas

Hunts open only to persons purchasing Champion's annual access permits.

Hunting MethodHarvest Quota1999 Permit SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Descriptions
Any Legal5Dec. 17-19Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 401 North

Kapowsin North

Any Legal10Dec. 17-19Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 401 Central

Kapowsin Central

Any Legal10Dec. 17-19Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 401 South

Kapowsin South

1999 - Blacktail Deer

Merrill and Ring’s Pysht Tree Farm - Raffle Quotas and Seasons

An access fee will be charged by the landowner for hunting on the Pysht Tree Farm. Pysht North A is archery only, all other hunts are open to any legal weapon hunters. The following hunts are raffle hunts offered by Merrill and Ring. Only hunters possessing a valid deer tag (any 1999 deer tag) are eligible for Merrill and Ring hunts. Persons interested in these hunts should contact Merrill and Ring, 11 Pysht River Rd., Clallam Bay, WA 98326. For more information, please call Merrill and Ring at 1-800-998-2382.

Hunt NameQuotaRaffle SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Description
Pysht North A15Sept. 15-30Raffle, Archery, 3 pt. minimum or Antlerless PLWMA 600 A North
Pysht North B40Oct. 19-31Raffle, Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 600 A North
Pysht North C30Nov. 10-24Raffle, 3 Pt. Min. or AntlerlessPLWMA 600 A North
Pysht South A40Oct. 19-31Raffle, Antlerless OnlyPLWMA 600 B South

ELK RAFFLE SEASONS ON PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

1999 - Elk

Champion (PLWMA 401) Kapowsin Tree Farm - Raffle Quotas and Seasons

Only hunters possessing a valid 1999 elk tag and meeting the special restrictions noted for each hunt are eligible for Champion access permits on PLWMA 401. Hunters must contact Champion for auction/raffle permit opportunity. Hunters drawing a Champion elk raffle permit are eligible to purchase a second elk tag for the Champion hunt. Champion Pacific Timberland Inc., 31716 Camp 1 Road, Orting, Washington 98360. For more information, please call Champion at 1-800-782-1493.

Hunt NameQuotaRaffle SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Descriptions
Kapowsin Bull North2Sept. 15-30Auction/Raffle Any Bull, Any TagPLWMA 401 A North
Kapowsin Bull Central2Sept. 15-30Auction/Raffle Any Bull, Any TagPLWMA 401 B Central
Kapowsin Bull South2Sept. 15-30Auction/Raffle Any Bull, Any TagPLWMA 401 C South

1999 - Elk

Merrill and Ring PLWMA 600 Pysht Tree Farm - Raffle Quota and Season

Hunter must contact Merrill and Ring for raffle hunt opportunity. For more information please call Merrill and Ring at 1-800-998-2382 or write to them at Merrill and Ring Tree Farm, 11 Pysht River Rd., Clallam Bay, WA 98326.

Hunt NameQuotaRaffle SeasonSpecial RestrictionsBoundary Descriptions
Pysht2Sept. 1-14Raffle Any Bull, Any TagPLWMA 600

AREA DESCRIPTIONS - PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

PLWMA 201 - Wilson Creek (Grant County): This area surrounds Billy Clapp Lake directly north of the town of Stratford and northwest of the town of Wilson Creek.  The legal description is T22N, R29E; north 1/2 of Section 3, Section 4 except southeast 1/4 of southeast 1/4 and north 1/2 of northwest 1/4; Section 5; Section 6 north of State Highway 28; Sections 8 and 9.  T23N, R29E, Sections 5, 6, 7, and 8; Sections 13, 14, 17, and 18; Section 19 except for northwest 1/4 of the southwest 1/4; Sections 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29; southeast 1/4 of Section 30; Section 31; Section 32 south 1/2 of northwest 1/4 and north 1/2 of southwest 1/4; Sections 33, 34, and 35.  T23N, R28E, Sections 1 and 2, Section 3 except west 1/4; Section 4 except southwest 1/4 and east 1/2 of southeast 1/4; Section 5; Section 6 except west 1/4; Sections 7 and 8; Section 9 except south 1/2; north 1/2 of Section 10 except west 1/4; Section 11 except south 1/4; north 1/2 of Section 12; Section 15 except that part within Stratford Game Reserve; Section 16 except northeast 1/4; Sections 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23; Sections 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 33; north 1/2 and north 1/2 of south 1/2 of Section 34; Section 35 except that part in game reserve.  T23N, R27E, Section 11, south 1/2 of southwest 1/4 and west 1/4 of southeast 1/4 of Section 12; Sections 13 and 14; Section 22 except west 1/2 of southwest 1/4; Sections 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27.  T24N, R28E, Section 35.  T24N, R29E, Section 31; west 1/2 of Section 32.  Public lands with the external boundaries are not part of the PLWMA.


PLWMA 401 - Champion (Pierce County): Beginning at the intersection of Champion haul road (Champion 1 Rd.) and the Camp One Road near the town of Kapowsin; then southwest along the east side of Lake Kapowsin to Ohop Creek; then up Ohop Creek to Champion ownership line; then along ownership line to S.W. corner of the north half of Section 6, T16N, R5E; then easterly along Weyerhaeuser/Champion ownership line to the intersection with Busy Wild Creek; then up Busy Wild Creek to intersection with Champion ownership on the section line between Sections 10 & 15, T15N, R6E; then west and south along DNR/Champion ownership line and Plum Creek Timber Co./Champion ownership line to most southerly point of Champion ownership (northwest of Ashford, WA); then easterly along Champion ownership line to DNR/Champion ownership line; then north and east to USFS/Champion ownership line; then east along USFS/Champion ownership line to S.W. corner of Section 31, T16N, R7E; then north along USFS/Champion ownership line to N.W. corner Section 32, T16N, R7E; then east along Plum Creek Timber Co./USFS ownership line to N.E. corner of Section 32, T16N, R7E; then south along USFS/Champion ownership line to S.E. corner Section 32, T16N, R7E; then east along USFS/Champion ownership line to Mount Rainier National Park Boundary; then north along Mount Rainier National Park Boundary to N.E. corner Section 24, T17N, R7E; then northwest along SR 165 to intersection with Carbon River; then down Carbon River to the BPA Transmission Line; then south and west along the powerline to the Fisk Road; then south along the Fisk Road to the King Creek Gate; then north and west along the Brooks Road BPA Transmission line; then southwest along BPA Transmission line to the Puyallup River (excluding all small, private ownerships); then up Puyallup River to intersection with Champion haul road bridge; then south along Champion haul road to point of beginning.  Another portion of PLWMA 401 Champion is the Buckley block (Kapowsin North described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the BPA Transmission line and South Prairie Creek; then up South Prairie Creek to East Fork South Prairie Creek; then up East Fork South Prairie Creek to Plum Creek Timber Co./Champion ownership line (on south line of Section 33, T19N, R7E); then along Champion ownership line to center line of Section 34, T19N, R7E; then north and east along DNR/Champion ownership line to S.W. corner of Section 27, T19N, R7E; then north along Weyerhaeuser/Champion ownership line to White River; then down White River to where it crosses west line Section 6, T19N, R7E; then south and west along Champion ownership line to intersection with South Prairie Creek; then up South Prairie Creek to point of beginning.


PLWMA 401A - Kapowsin North (Buckley): That portion of PLWMA 401 description which includes the Buckley block.


PLWMA 401B - Kapowsin Central (King Creek): That portion of PLWMA 401 description which lies to the north of the Puyallup River, excluding the Buckley block.


PLWMA 401C - Kapowsin South (Kapowsin): That portion of PLWMA 401 description which lies to the south of the Puyallup River.


PLWMA 600 - Merrill and Ring (Clallam County): Beginning at Clallam Bay, east along the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the mouth of Deep Creek, then south along Deep Creek to the township line between Townships 30 and 31, then west along said township line to Highway 113 (Burnt Mt. Road) and north along Burnt Mt. Road (Highway 112 and 113) to Clallam Bay and point of beginning, except the following described lands: T31N R10W: E 1/2 W 1/2, E 1/2 West of Deep Creek Section 19, Except SW 1/4 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, W 1/2 E 1/2 West of Deep Creek Section 30, Except North & West of Deep Creek Section 31: T31N R11W; Except the SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 7, Except that portion of NW 1/4 SE 1/4 which is County Park Section 10, Except the NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 14, Except W 1/2, W 1/2 E 1/2, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, NE 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 16, Except SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 17, Except NW 1/4 NW 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4, SE 1/4, NE 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 18, Except W 1/2 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 19, Except W 1/2 SW 1/4 Section 27, Except S 1/2 S 1/2, N 1/2 SW 1/4 Section 28, Except E 1/2 SE 1/4, SW 1/4 SE 1/4, NE 1/4, SW 1/4 Section 29, Except SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 30, Except NE 1/4 Section 31, Except All Section 32, Except All Section 33, except SW 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 Section 34, T31N R12W; Except SE 1/4 SE 1/4, W 1/2 SE 1/4 East of Highway 112 Section 4, Except All East of Highway 112 Section 9, Except E 1/2 NE 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, W 1/2, SW 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 13, Except S 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 14, Except E 1/2 NW 1/4 East of Highway 112 Section 23, Except N 1/2 SW 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4 Section 24, Except SE 1/4 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 26, Except N 1/2 N 1/2, NE 1/4 SW 1/4 Section 35, Except All Section 36: T32N R12W; Except W 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 21, Except All Section 22, Except NW 1/4 Section 27, Except NE 1/4, N 1/2 SE 1/4, E 1/2 W 1/2 East of Highway 112 Section 28, Except E 1/2 W 1/2 East of Highway 112 Section 33, Except S 1/2 Section 36.


PLWMA 600A North - Merrill and Ring North: That portion of PLWMA 600 north of Highway 112.


PLWMA 600B South - Merrill and Ring South: That portion of PLWMA 600 south of Highway 112.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  99-01-138 (Order 98-249), 232-28-271, filed 12/22/98, effective 1/22/99; 98-10-009 (Order 98-56), 232-28-271, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 98-01-206 (Order 97-248), 232-28-271, filed 12/23/97, effective 1/23/98.]

OTS-2803.5


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-64, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-02201
Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Region one.


GMU 101-SHERMAN (Ferry and Okanogan counties): Beginning at the Kettle River((, Kipuna Road)) and the Canadian border near the Ferry Customs Office; then east on the border to the Kettle River near Laurier; then south along the Kettle River and the Ferry County line to the mouth of the Kettle River and Lake Roosevelt; then south on the Ferry County line in Lake Roosevelt to the northern boundary of the Colville Indian Reservation; then west on the reservation boundary to State Highway 21; then north on Highway 21 to Republic and Highway 20; then northwest on Highway 20 to Wauconda and the Toroda Creek Road; then northeast on the Toroda Creek Road to Toroda and the mouth of Toroda Creek on the Kettle River; then north on the Kettle River to the Canadian border and point of beginning.


GMU 105-KELLYHILL (Stevens County): Beginning at the Kettle River and the Canadian border near Laurier; then east on the border to Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River); then south along Lake Roosevelt to the mouth of the Kettle River; then north along the Kettle River and the Ferry County line to the Canadian border near Laurier and the point of beginning.  


GMU 109-THREEFORKS (Stevens and Pend Oreille counties): Beginning at Colville, then northwest on Highway 395 and State Highway 20 to the bridge over Lake Roosevelt; then north up Lake Roosevelt and the Columbia River to the Canadian border; then east along the Canadian border to the Pend Oreille River; then south along the Pend Oreille River near Tiger; then west and south on State Highway 20 to Colville and the point of beginning.  


GMU 113-SELKIRK (Pend Oreille County): Beginning on the Pend Oreille River at the Canadian border; east on the border to the Idaho State line; then south on the Idaho-Washington State line to the Pend Oreille River near Newport; then northwest along the Pend Oreille River to the Canadian border and the point of beginning.  


GMU 117-49 Degrees North (Stevens and Pend Oreille counties): Beginning at Colville and State Highway 20; then east on State Highway 20 to the Pend Oreille River near Tiger; then south along the Pend Oreille River to the Idaho State line; then south along the state line to U.S. Highway 2 in Newport; then southwest on U.S. Highway 2 to the Deer Park-Milan Road; then west on the Deer Park-Milan Road to Deer Park and U.S. Highway 395; then northwest on U.S. Highway 395 to Loon Lake and State Highway 292; then west on State Highway 292 to Springdale and State Highway 231; then north on State Highway 231 through Valley to U.S. Highway 395; then north on U.S. Highway 395 to Colville and the point of beginning.  


GMU 121-HUCKLEBERRY (Stevens County): Beginning at the bridge over Lake Roosevelt near Kettle Falls on U.S. Highway 395; then south on U.S. Highway 395 through Colville and Chewelah to State Highway 231; then south on State Highway 231 to the northeast corner of the Spokane Indian Reservation; then west on the north boundary of the reservation to Lake Roosevelt and the Stevens County line; then north along Lake Roosevelt (on the Stevens County line) to the bridge over Lake Roosevelt near Kettle Falls and the point of beginning.  


GMU 124-MOUNT SPOKANE (Spokane, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties): Beginning at Springdale on State Highway 292; then east on State Highway 292 to Loon Lake and U.S. Highway 395; then south on U.S. Highway 395 to Deer Park; then east on the Deer Park-Milan Road to U.S. Highway 2; then north on U.S. Highway 2 to Newport and the Idaho-Washington State line; then south on the state line to the Spokane River; then west along the Spokane River to the Spokane Indian Reservation; then north on the east boundary of the Indian reservation (Chamokane Creek) to State Highway 231; then north on State Highway 231 to Springdale and the point of beginning.  


GMU 127-MICA PEAK (Spokane County): Beginning at Spokane and following the Spokane River east to the Idaho-Washington border; then south on the border to the Spokane-Whitman County line (Whitman Road); then west on the county line to U.S. Highway 195; then north on U.S. Highway 195 to Spokane and the point of beginning.  


GMU 130-CHENEY (Spokane and Lincoln counties): Beginning on the Spokane--Lincoln County line at the Spokane River and State Highway 231; then east along the Spokane River to Spokane and U.S. Highway 195; then south on U.S. Highway 195 to the Spokane-Whitman County line; then west on the north boundary of Whitman and Adams counties to U.S. Highway 395; then northeast along U.S. Highway 395 to Sprague and State Highway 231; then north on State Highway 231 to U.S. Highway 2; then east on U.S. Highway 2 to Reardan and State Highway 231; then north along State Highway 231 to the Spokane River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 133-ROOSEVELT (Lincoln County): Beginning at Coulee Dam; then east along Lake Roosevelt and the Lincoln County line to State Highway 231; then south on State Highway 231 to Reardan and U.S. Highway 2; then west on U.S. Highway 2 to Wilbur and State Highway 174; then northwest on State Highway 174 to Coulee Dam and the point of beginning.  


GMU 136-HARRINGTON (Lincoln County): Beginning at the town of Grand Coulee; then southeast on State Highway 174 to U.S. Highway 2 at Wilbur; then east on U.S. Highway 2 to U.S. Highway 231; then south on Highway 231 to U.S. Highway 395 at Sprague; then southwest on U.S. Highway 395 to the Adams County line at Sprague Lake; then west on the Lincoln-Adams County line (Davis Road) to the Grant County line; then north on the Lincoln-Grant County line (X NE, W.7 NE Roads) to the town of Grand Coulee and the point of beginning.


GMU 139-STEPTOE (Whitman County): Beginning at the northwest corner of Whitman County near Fourth of July Lake; then east on the north Whitman County line to the Washington-Idaho border; then south on the Washington-Idaho border to State Highway 270 near Moscow, Idaho; then west on State Highway 270 through Pullman to U.S. Highway 195; then northwest on U.S. Highway 195 to Colfax; then southwest on State Highway 26 to the Palouse River and the west Whitman County line; then north on the Whitman-Adams County line to the north Whitman County line and the point of beginning.  


GMU 142-ALMOTA (Whitman County): Beginning at Colfax and U.S. Highway 195; then southeast on U.S. Highway 195 to State Highway 270; then east on State Highway 270 through Pullman to the Washington-Idaho State border near Moscow Idaho; then south along the state line to the Snake River (Whitman County line) near Clarkston; then west along the Snake River (Whitman County line) to the mouth of the Palouse River (Whitman County line); then north on the Whitman County line to State Highway 26 (Washtucna-LaCrosse Highway); then east on State Highway 26 to Colfax and the point of beginning.  


GMU 145-MAYVIEW (Garfield and Asotin counties): Beginning at the mouth of Deadman Creek on the Snake River (Garfield County line) at Central Ferry; then east along the Snake River to the mouth of Alpowa Creek and U.S. Highway 12; then west on U.S. Highway 12 to State Highway 127; then north on State Highway 127 (Central Ferry Highway) to the Snake River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 149-PRESCOTT (Walla Walla, Columbia, and Garfield counties): Beginning on the Columbia River at the mouth of the Snake River (Walla Walla County line); then northeast and east along the Snake River to Central Ferry; then south on State Highway 127 (Central Ferry Highway) to Dodge Junction; then southwest on U.S. Highway 12 through Dayton and Waitsburg; then southwest on Highway 12 to Walla Walla and State Highway 125; then south on State Highway 125 to the Washington-Oregon State line; then west on the state line to the Columbia River (Walla Walla County line); then north along the Columbia River to the mouth of the Snake River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 154-BLUE CREEK (Walla Walla and Columbia counties): Beginning at Waitsburg on U.S. Highway 12; then northeast on U.S. Highway 12 to the Payne Hollow Road at Long Station; then south on the Payne Hollow Road-Jasper Mountain-Mt. Pleasant Road to the Lewis Peak Road; then south on the Lewis Peak Road to its termination at the Mill Creek Watershed Intake Trail (3211); then southwest on the trail to the Washington-Oregon State line; then west on the state line to State Highway 125; then north on State Highway 125 to Walla Walla; then northeast on Highway 12 to Waitsburg and the point of beginning.  


GMU 157-MILL CREEK WATERSHED (Walla Walla and Columbia counties): Beginning at the Mill Creek Watershed Intake Trail (3211) on the Washington-Oregon State line; then northeast on the Intake Trail (3211) to the Skyline Drive Road (USFS Road 64); then south on the Skyline Drive Road to the Washington-Oregon State line; then west on the state line to the Mill Creek Watershed Intake Trail (3211) and the point of beginning.  


GMU 162-DAYTON (Walla Walla and Columbia counties): Beginning at Dayton and the Patit Creek Road; then east on the Patit Creek Road to the Hartsock-Maloney Mountain Road; then south and west on the Maloney Mountain Road (USFS Road 4625) to the Skyline Drive Road (USFS Road 46); then south on the Skyline Drive Road to the Mill Creek Watershed Intake Trail (3211); then west on the Intake Trail to the Lewis Peak Trail; then north on the Lewis Peak Trail to the Mt. Pleasant Road; then north on the Mt. Pleasant Road to the Jasper Mountain Road; then north on the Jasper Mountain-Payne Hollow Road to U.S. Highway 12 at Long Station; then northeast on U.S. Highway 12 to Dayton and the point of beginning.


GMU 163-MARENGO (Columbia and Garfield counties): Beginning at Dayton and U.S. Highway 12; then north on U.S. Highway 12 to the Linville Gulch Road at Zumwalt; then south on the Linville Gulch Road to the Blind Grade Road; then southwest on the Blind Grade Road to the Tucannon Road; then north on the Tucannon Road to the Hartsock Grade Road; then south on the Hartsock Grade Road to the Patit Road; then west on the main Patit Road to Dayton and the point of beginning.  


GMU 166-TUCANNON (Columbia and Garfield counties): Beginning at the intersection of the Hartsock Grade Road and the Tucannon River Road; then southeast on the Tucannon River Road to the elk drift fence; then southeast along the elk drift fence and the U.S. Forest Boundary to the Mountain Road (USFS Road 40); then south on the Mountain Road to the Diamond Peak Road (USFS Road 4030); then west on the Diamond Peak Road past Diamond Peak to the Diamond Peak-Oregon Butte-Bullfrog Springs-Teepee Trail; then west along the trail to Teepee Camp and the Teepee Road (USFS Road 4608); then west on the Teepee Road to the Skyline Drive Road (USFS Road 46); then north on the Skyline Drive Road to the Maloney Mountain Road (USFS Road 4625); then north on the Maloney Mountain Road to the Hartsock Grade Road; then north on the Hartsock Grade Road to the point of beginning at the Tucannon River Road.  


GMU 169-WENAHA (Columbia, Garfield and Asotin counties): Beginning on the Washington-Oregon State line at the Skyline Drive Road; then north on the Skyline Drive Road to Godman Springs and the Teepee Road (USFS Road 4608); then east on the Teepee Road to Teepee Camp; then east on the Teepee-Oregon Butte-Bullfrog Springs-Diamond Peak Trail to Diamond Peak; then east on the Diamond Peak Road (USFS Road 4030) to the Mountain Road (USFS Road 40); then south along the Mountain Road to the South Boundary Road (USFS Road 4039); then west along the South Boundary Road to the Three Forks Trail (USFS Road 3133); then northwest on the trail to Crooked Creek; then south along Crooked Creek to the Washington-Oregon State line; then due west on the state line to the Skyline Road and the point of beginning.  


GMU 172-MOUNTAIN VIEW (Garfield and Asotin counties): Beginning on the Washington-Oregon State line at Crooked Creek; then north along Crooked Creek to Three Forks Trail (3133); then southeast on the trail to the South Boundary Road (USFS Road 4039) then northeast on the South Boundary Road to the Mountain Road (USFS Road 40); then north on the Mountain Road to Misery Springs and the Mt. Misery-Big Butte Road (USFS Roads 44, 43, 4304); then east on the Mt. Misery-Big Butte Road to the West Mountain Road (1290); then northeast on the West Mountain Road to the Bennett Ridge Road-Mill Road; then north and east on the Bennett Ridge Road-Mill Road to Anatone and State Highway 129; then southwest on State Highway 129 to the Washington-Oregon State line; then due west on the state line to Crooked Creek and the point of beginning.  


GMU 175-LICK CREEK (Garfield and Asotin counties): Beginning at the intersection of the Mountain Road (USFS 40) and the elk drift fence; then east along the elk drift fence to its end at the east section line of Section 2, T9N, R43E; then due south along said section line to Charley Creek, and east along Charley Creek to Asotin Creek; then south along Asotin Creek to the South Fork Asotin Creek Road; then south along South Fork of Asotin Creek Road to Campbell Grade Road; then east on the Campbell Grade Road to the Cloverland Road; then south on Cloverland Road to its junction with the U.S. Forest Boundary fence; then east and south on the U.S. Forest Boundary fence past Big Butte to the Big Butte-Mt. Misery Road (USFS 4304, 43, 44) then west on the Big Butte-Mt. Misery Road to the Mountain Road (USFS 40); then northwest on the Mountain Road to the National Forest Boundary, and the point of beginning.  


GMU 178-PEOLA (Garfield and Asotin counties): Beginning at Zumwalt on U.S. Highway 12; then east on U.S. Highway 12 to the mouth of Alpowa Creek on the Snake River; then east and south along the Snake River to the mouth of Asotin Creek; then west along Asotin Creek to Charley Creek; then west along Charley Creek to the unit boundary marker at the east section line of Section 2, T9N, R43E; then north on said section line to the end of the elk drift fence; then west along the elk drift fence to the Tucannon River Road; then north on the Tucannon River Road to Blind Grade; then up Blind Grade to the Linville Gulch Road; then north on the Linville Gulch Road to Highway 12 at Zumwalt and the point of beginning.  


GMU 181-COUSE (Asotin County): Beginning at Asotin and the mouth of Asotin Creek on the Snake River; then south along the Snake River (Washington-Idaho State line) to the Grande Ronde River; then west along the Grande Ronde River to State Highway 129; then northwest on State Highway 129 to Anatone; then west and south on the Mill Road-Bennett Ridge Road-West Mountain Road (1290) to the National Forest Boundary at Big Butte; then north along the U.S. Forest Boundary fence to the Cloverland Road; then northeast on the Cloverland Road to the Campbell Grade Road; then west on the Campbell Grade Road to the South Fork Asotin Creek Road; then northeast on the South Fork Asotin Creek Road to Asotin Creek; then northeast along Asotin Creek to the Snake River at Asotin and the point of beginning.  


GMU 186-GRANDE RONDE (Asotin County): Beginning on the Washington-Oregon State line and State Highway 129; then north on State Highway 129 to the Grande Ronde River; then east along the Grande Ronde River to the Snake River (Washington-Idaho state line) then south along the Snake River to the Washington-Oregon state line; then west on the state line to Highway 129 and the point of beginning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-015 (Order 98-64), 232-28-02201, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-050 (Order 97-34), 232-28-02201, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97; 94-11-031 (Order 639), 232-28-02201, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-66, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-02203
Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Region three.


GMU 300-MANSON (Chelan County): Beginning at the town of Chelan to Lake Chelan; then northwest along the north shore of Lake Chelan to the Stehekin River; then northwest along the Stehekin River to the ridge between Rainbow Creek and Boulder Creek; then north on the ridge to McAlester Mountain on the Lake Chelan Wilderness Boundary; then southeast on the Wilderness Boundary along the Sawtooth Ridge separating the Chelan and Methow-Twisp River drainages to Fox Peak and USFS Road 8020; then southeast on USFS Road 8020 to the Anatoine Creek Road (USFS Road 8140); then southeast on the Anatoine Creek Road to Apple Acres Road; then northeast on Apple Acres Road to U.S. Highway 97; then northeast on U.S. Highway 97 to Wells Dam and the Columbia River; then southwest along the Columbia River (Chelan-Douglas County line) to the Chelan River; then northwest along the Chelan River to the town of Chelan and the point of beginning.  


GMU 301-CLARK (Chelan County): Beginning where the Stehekin River flows into Lake Chelan; then southeast along the south shore of Lake Chelan to the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary at Bearcat Ridge; then south, west, and north on the wilderness boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail at Kodak Peak; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to North Cascades National Park; then north and east on the North Cascades National Park boundary to Hock Mountain; then south along the Lake Chelan Wilderness Boundary to McAlester Mountain; then southwest on the ridge between Rainbow Creek and Boulder Creek to the Stehekin River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 302-ALPINE (Kittitas and Chelan counties): Beginning on the Pacific Crest Trail and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary near Josephine Lake (south of Stevens Pass); then east, south and west on the wilderness boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail near Kendall Peak; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary and the point of beginning.  


GMU 304-CHIWAWA (Chelan County): Beginning on the Pacific Crest Trail and the Glacier Peak Wilderness Boundary at Kodak Peak; then southeast and north on the wilderness boundary to the Entiat River; then southeast along the Entiat River to Ardenvoir and the Mad River Road (USFS Road 5700); then northwest on the Mad River Road to the USFS Road 5800; then southwest on USFS Road 5800 at French Corral and Eagle Creek Road (USFS Road 7520); then southwest on the Eagle Creek Road to State Highway 209 north of Leavenworth; then north on State Highway 209 to State Highway 207 near Lake Wenatchee; then south on State Highway 207 to U.S. Highway 2 at Coles Corner; then west on U.S. Highway 2 to the Pacific Crest Trail at Stevens Pass; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Kodak Peak and the point of beginning.  


GMU 306-SLIDE RIDGE (Chelan County): Beginning at the Lake Chelan National Recreation Boundary on the south shore of Lake Chelan at Bearcat Ridge; then southeast along the south shore of Lake Chelan to Twenty-five Mile Creek; then southwest along Twenty-five Mile Creek to the Slide Ridge Road (USFS Road 8410); then south on the Slide Ridge Road to Stormy Mountain and Trail 1448; then northwest on Trail 1448 to Fourmile Ridge Trail 1445; then west on the Fourmile Ridge Trail to Fox Creek; then southwest along Fox Creek to the Entiat River; then northwest along the Entiat River to the Glacier Peak Wilderness Boundary; then north on the wilderness boundary to Lake Chelan, the Lake Chelan National Recreation Boundary and the point of beginning.  


GMU 308-ENTIAT (Chelan County): Beginning at Twenty-five Mile Creek on the south shore of Lake Chelan; then southeast along Lake Chelan and the Chelan River to the Columbia River; then southwest along the Columbia River to the mouth of the Entiat River; then northwest along the Entiat River to Fox Creek; then northeast along Fox Creek to the Fourmile Ridge Trail 1445; then east on the Fourmile Ridge Trail to Trail 1448; then southeast on Trail 1448 to Stormy Mountain and the Slide Ridge Road (USFS Road 8410); then north on the Slide Ridge Road to Twenty-five Mile Creek; then north along Twenty-five Mile Creek to Lake Chelan and the point of beginning.


GMU 314-MISSION (Kittitas and Chelan counties): Beginning at the Black Pine Creek Horse Camp near the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary and Icicle Creek; then east along Icicle Creek to the Wenatchee River; then south and east along the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers to the mouth of Colockum Creek; then west along Colockum Creek and the Colockum Pass Road (WDFW Road 10) to the Naneum Ridge Road (WDFW Road 9); then northwest on the Naneum Ridge Road to Wenatchee Mountain; then northwest along the ridge past Mission Peak to the Liberty-Beehive Road (USFS Road 9712); then northwest on the Liberty-Beehive Road to USFS Road 9716; then north on USFS Road 9716 to U.S. Highway 97 at Swauk Pass; then northwest on the Kittitas-Chelan County line and Trail 1226 to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary at Navaho Peak; then north on the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary to Icicle Creek and the point of beginning.  


GMU 316-SWAKANE (Chelan County): Beginning at Stevens Pass on U.S. Highway 2; then east on U.S. Highway 2 to Coles Corner and State Highway 207; then north on State Highway 207 to State Highway 209 near Lake Wenatchee; then southeast on State Highway 209 to the Eagle Creek Road (USFS Road 7520); then northeast on Eagle Creek Road to French Corral and USFS Road 5800; then northeast on USFS Road 5800 to the Mad River Road (USFS Road 5700); then southeast on the Mad River Road to Ardenvoir and the Entiat River; then southeast along the Entiat River to the Columbia River; south along the Columbia River to the Wenatchee River; then northwest along the Wenatchee River to Leavenworth and Icicle Creek; then south and northwest along Icicle Creek to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary; then north on the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail near Josephine Lake; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Stevens Pass and the point of beginning.  


GMU 328-NANEUM (Kittitas and Chelan counties): Beginning at Swauk Pass on U.S. Highway 97 and USFS Road 9716; then east on USFS Road 9716 to the Liberty-Beehive Road (USFS 9712); then east on the Liberty-Beehive Road to the west boundary of Section 22 (T21N, R19E); then southeast along the ridge past Mission Peak to Wenatchee Mountain and Naneum Ridge Road (WDFW Road 9); then southeast on the Naneum Ridge Road to the Colockum Pass Road (WDFW Road 10); then south on the Colockum Pass Road to the East Highline Canal; then northwest along the East Highline Canal to the Lower Green Canyon Road; then south on the Lower Green Canyon Road to U.S. Highway 97; then north on U.S. Highway 97 to Swauk Pass and the point of beginning.  


GMU 329-QUILOMENE (Kittitas and Chelan counties): Beginning on the Columbia River at the mouth of Colockum Creek; then south along the Columbia River to Davies Canyon; then west along Davies Canyon to Road 14; then south and west on Road 14 to the boundary sign in the northwest quarter of Section 17 (T20N, R22E); then south to the boundary sign on Road 14 along the section lines between Sections 17, 18, 19 and 20; then east on Road 14 to Road 14.14; then east on Road 14.14 and north along the stock fence to the northern point of Cape Horn; then south along the top of the cliff and southeast to Road 14.14; then south on Roads 14.14, 14.17 and 14 to Tekison Creek; then south along Tekison Creek to the Columbia River; then south along the Columbia River to Vantage and Interstate Highway 90; then west on Interstate Highway 90 to the East Highline Canal; then north on the East Highline Canal to the Colockum Pass Road (Road 10); then north on the Colockum Pass Road to Colockum Creek; then northeast along Colockum Creek to the Columbia River and the point of beginning.


GMU 330-WEST BAR (Kittitas County): Beginning on the Columbia River and Davies Canyon; then southeast along the Columbia River to the mouth of the Tekison Creek; then northwest along Tekison Creek to Road 14; then north on Road 14, 14.17, and 14.14 to the top of the Cape Horn Cliffs; then north along the top of the cliff to the north end of Cape Horn; then southwest along the stock fence to Road 14.14; then west on Road 14.14 to Road 14 to the boundary sign between Sections 19 and 20 (T20N, R22S); then north on a line between Sections 19, 20 and 17, 18 to the boundary sign on Road 14 in the northwest quarter of Section 17; then east and north along Road 14 to Davies Canyon; then east along Davies Canyon to the Columbia River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 334-ELLENSBURG (Kittitas County): Beginning on U.S. Highway 97 and the Lower Green Canyon Road; then north on the Lower Green Canyon Road to the East Highline Canal; then east and south along the canal past Interstate 90 to the pump station; then south and west along the north branch of the canal to State Highway 821 and the Yakima River; then north along the Yakima River to the Damon Road; then south on Damon Road and Shushuskin Canyon to the South Branch Extension Canal; then west along the canal to the Bradshaw Road; then west along Bradshaw Road to the elk fence; then west and north along the elk fence to Taneum Creek; then east along Taneum Creek to the Yakima River; then southeast along the Yakima River to the Thorp Highway; then east on the Thorp Highway and State Highway 10 to U.S. Highway 97; then north along U.S. Highway 97 to the Lower Green Canyon Road and the point of beginning.  


GMU 335-TEANAWAY (Kittitas County): Beginning at Snoqualmie Pass on the Pacific Crest Trail; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Boundary; then east on the Alpine Wilderness Boundary to the Chelan-Kittitas County line; then southeast on the county line and Trail 1226 to Swauk Pass and U.S. Highway 97; then south on U.S. Highway 97 to State Highway 10; then northwest on State Highways 10, 970, 903 to Cle Elum and Interstate 90; then west on Interstate 90 to Snoqualmie Pass and the Pacific Crest Trail and the point of beginning.  


GMU 336-TANEUM (Kittitas County): Beginning at the Pacific Crest Trail and Interstate 90 at Snoqualmie Pass; then east on Interstate 90 to Cle Elum and State Highway 903; then east on State Highways 903, 970 and 10 to the Thorp Highway; then southeast on the Thorp Highway to the Thorp Highway Bridge and the Yakima River; then southwest along the Yakima River (upstream) to Taneum Creek; then west along Taneum Creek to the South Fork Taneum Creek; then west along the South Fork Taneum Creek to Trail 1367; then west on Trail 1367 to Trail 1363; then south on Trail 1363 and south along Peaches Ridge to Trail 1388; then west on Trail 1388 to Blowout Mountain on the Pacific Crest Trail; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Snoqualmie Pass and the point of beginning.  


GMU 340-MANASTASH (Kittitas County): Beginning at Quartz Mountain and Peaches Ridge (Trail 1363); then north and east on Trail 1363 to Trail 1367; then southeast on Trail 1367 to the South Fork Taneum Creek; then east along the South Fork Taneum Creek to Taneum Creek; then east along Taneum Creek to the elk fence; then southeast along the elk fence to Bradshaw Road; then east on Bradshaw Road to the South Branch Highline Canal; then southeast along the South Branch Highline Canal to the Wenas-Ellensburg Road (at Shushuskin Canyon); then north on the Wenas-Ellensburg Road to the Damon Road; then north on the Damon Road to the Yakima River; then south along the Yakima River to Umtanum Creek; then west along Umtanum Creek to the Wenas-Ellensburg Road; then west on the Wenas-Ellensburg Road to Ellensburg Pass and the Observatory Road (Section 6, T16N, R17E); then north on the Observatory Road to Manastash Ridge (Section 20, T17N, R17E, W.M.); then northwest along the Manastash Ridge to USFS Trail 694 (T17N, R15E, NW 1/4 of Section 12) near the USFS fence; then northwest on ORV Trail 694 to ORV Trail 688 near Rocky Saddle; then northwest on ORV Trail 688 to USFS Trail 1388; then northwest on Trail 1388 to Quartz Mountain and Peaches Ridge Trail and the point of beginning.  


GMU 342-UMTANUM (Kittitas and Yakima counties): Beginning at Manastash Ridge at the junction of Forest Road 1701; then east along the Manastash Ridge to the Observatory Road in Section 20, T17N, R17E, W.M.; then south on the Observatory Road to the Wenas-Ellensburg Road near Ellensburg Pass (Section 6, T16N, R17E, W.M.); then east on the Wenas-Ellensburg Road to Umtanum Creek; then east along the Umtanum Creek to the Yakima River; then south along the Yakima River to Yakima and U.S. Highway 12; then northwest on U.S. Highway 12 to State Highway 410; then northwest on State Highway 410 to USFS Road 1701; then north on USFS Road 1701 to the point of beginning.  


GMU 346-LITTLE NACHES (Yakima and Kittitas counties): Beginning at Blowout Mountain and the USFS Road 1388; then east on USFS Road 1388 to USFS ORV Trail 688 to Rocky Saddle; then east on USFS ORV Trail 694 to USFS Road 1701 near the USFS fence (T17N, R15E, NW 1/4 of Section 12); then south on USFS Road 1701 to State Highway 410; then northwest and southwest on State Highway 410 to the Pacific Crest Trail near Chinook Pass; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Blowout Mountain and the point of beginning.  


GMU 352-NILE (Yakima County): Beginning on the Bumping Lake Road and State Highway 410; then east and south on State Highway 410 to Nile and USFS Road 1500; then west on USFS Road 1500 to the McDaniel Lake Road (USFS Road 1502); then west on the McDaniel Lake Road to the North Fork and the South Fork of Rattlesnake Creek; then along the North Fork Rattlesnake Creek to the USFS Richmond Mine Trail 973; then north on the Richmond Mine Trail 973 to the Bumping Lake Road; then north on the Bumping Lake Road to State Highway 410 and the point of beginning.  


GMU 356-BUMPING (Yakima County): Beginning on the Pacific Crest Trail and State Highway 410 at Chinook Pass; then northeast on State Highway 410 to the Bumping Lake Road; then southwest on the Bumping Lake Road to the USFS Richmond Mine Trail 973; then southeast on the Richmond Mine Trail 973 to the North Fork Rattlesnake Creek; then southeast along the North Fork Rattlesnake Creek to the McDaniel Lake Road (USFS Road 1502); then southeast on the McDaniel Lake Road to USFS Road 1500; then south on USFS Road 1500 to State Highway 12; then west on Highway 12 to the Pacific Crest Trail at White Pass; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Chinook Pass and the point of beginning.  (Lands within the boundary of Mt. Rainier National Park along the Pacific Crest Trail are not open to hunting.)


GMU 360-BETHEL (Yakima County): Beginning on USFS Road 1500 and Highway 410 at Nile; then southeast on Highway 410 to Highway 12; then southwest on Highway 12 to USFS Road 1500; then north and east on USFS Road 1500 to Nile and the point of beginning.  


GMU 364-RIMROCK (Yakima County): Beginning on the Pacific Crest Trail and Highway 12 at White Pass; then east on Highway 12 to Windy Point and the Jump Off Road (USFS 1302); then southwest on Jump Off Road to Jump Off Lookout; then south on Divide Ridge Crest to Darland Mountain and to the Darland Mountain Road and the north boundary of the Yakima Indian Reservation; then west on the Yakima Indian Reservation boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to Highway 12 at White Pass and the point of beginning.  


GMU 366-RIMROCK-COWICHE (Yakima County): GMUs 364 (Rimrock) and 368 (Cowiche).  


GMU 368-COWICHE (Yakima County): Beginning on Highway 12 and Jump Off Road near Windy Point; then northeast and southeast on Highway 12 to the Yakima River; then south along the Yakima River to the Yakima Indian Reservation boundary south of Union Gap; then west on the reservation boundary to Darland Mountain; then north on the crest of Divide Ridge to the Jump Off Lookout and the Jump Off Road (USFS Road 1302); then northeast on the Jump Off Road to Highway 12 and the point of beginning.  


GMU 371 ALKALI (Kittitas and Yakima counties): Beginning one mile south of Thrall and Highway 821 at the Yakima River and the East High Canal; then east and north along the East High Canal to Interstate Highway 90; then east on Interstate Highway 90 to Vantage and the Columbia River; then south along the Columbia River to Priest Rapids Dam and the Yakima Training Center (YTC) boundary; then south and west along the YTC boundary to the main gate at Firing Center Road; then west along Firing Center Road and Harrison Road to the Yakima River; then north along the Yakima River to the East High Canal and the point of beginning.  


GMU 372 KIONA (Benton and Yakima counties): Beginning at Priest Rapids Dam and the Columbia River; then east and south along the Columbia River (Yakima, Grant, Benton, and Walla Walla County line) to the Alderdale Road; then north on the Alderdale Road to the Klickitat-Yakima County line; then west on the county line to the Yakima Indian Reservation boundary; then northeast on the reservation boundary to the Mabton-Sunnyside Road; then north on the Mabton-Sunnyside Road to the Yakima River; then northwest along the Yakima River to Harrison Road; then east along Harrison Road and Firing Center Road to the main gate of the Yakima Training Center (YTC); then south and east along the YTC boundary to Priest Rapids Dam and the Columbia River and the point of beginning.  The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is closed to all unauthorized public entry.


GMU 382-EAST KLICKITAT (Klickitat County): Beginning at the U.S. Highway 97 Bridge on the Columbia River (Maryhill); then north on U.S. Highway 97 to Satus Pass and the Yakama Indian Reservation; then east along south reservation boundary to the Yakima County line; then east on the Yakima/Klickitat County line to Alderdale Road; then southeast and south on Alderdale Road to Alderdale and the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia River to U.S. Highway 97 Bridge and the point of beginning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-016 (Order 98-66), 232-28-02203, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-048 (Order 97-36), 232-28-02203, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040.  96-04-027, 232-28-02203, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  95-03-025 (Order 94-136), 232-28-02203, filed 1/10/95, effective 2/10/95; 94-11-033 (Order 641), 232-28-02203, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-67, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-02204
Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Region four.


GMU 407-NORTH SOUND (Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King counties): Beginning at the northwest corner of Whatcom County and the Canadian border; then east on the Canadian border to the Silver Lake Road; then south on the Silver Lake Road to the Mount Baker Highway 542; then southwest on the Mount Baker Highway 542 to the Mosquito Lake Road; then south on the Mosquito Lake Road to Valley Highway 9; then south on Valley Highway 9 through Sedro Woolley to the town of Arlington; then northeast on State Highway 530 to the Trafton School at Trafton; then southeast along the Jim Creek-Trafton Road (242nd St. N.E.) to the City of Seattle power transmission line; then southwest on the transmission line to the Jordan Road in Section 20, T31N, R6E; then southeast along the Jordan Road to Granite Falls and the Menzel Lake Road; then south on the Menzel Lake Road past Lake Roesiger to the Woods Creek Road; then south on the Woods Creek Road to Monroe and Highway 203; then south on Highway 203 to the Snoqualmie River at Duvall; then north along the Snoqualmie River to the Snohomish River; then west along the Snohomish River to Puget Sound; then north along the Island/Snohomish county line in Possession Sound and Port Susan to Juniper Beach and through West Pass; then west and north through Skagit Bay, Deception Pass, Rosario Strait and Bellingham Channel to ((Samish Bay near Edison; then north along the shoreline to the Whatcom County line; then north on the)) Carter Point on Lummi Island; west along the Skagit-Whatcom County line to the Whatcom-San Juan County line; northwest along the Whatcom-San Juan County line to the Canadian border and the point of beginning.


GMU 410-ISLANDS (San Juan and Island counties): Beginning at the north corner of San Juan-Whatcom County line; then southeast on the county line to ((the Skagit-Whatcom County line; then east on the county line to the shore of Samish Bay; then south on the shoreline near Edison; then west through Samish Bay and south through)) Carter Point on Lummi Island; southwest down the middle of Bellingham Channel to the Skagit-San Juan County line; then south through Rosario Strait on the San Juan-Skagit County line to the Island County line; then east on the Skagit-Island County line through Deception Pass and south through Skagit Bay; then southeast on the Island--Snohomish County line through Juniper Beach, Port Susan, Possession Sound to the Island-Kitsap County line; then northwest on the Island-Kitsap-Jefferson County line through Puget Sound, Admiralty Inlet, and the Strait of Juan De Fuca; then west on the San Juan-Jefferson-Clallam County lines to the Canadian border; then north on the Canadian border through Middle Bank, Haro Strait, and Boundary Pass to the north corner of San Juan-Whatcom County line and the point of beginning.


GMU 418-NOOKSACK (Whatcom and Skagit counties): Beginning at the Silver Lake Road and the Canadian border; then east on the Canadian border to the North Cascades National Park Boundary; then south on the North Cascades National Park Boundary to the range line between Range 9 and 10 East; then south on this range line to Jackman Creek; then south along Jackman Creek to Highway 20 (at Concrete); then west along Highway 20 to Highway 9 (at Sedro Woolley); then north along Highway 9 to Mosquito Lake Road; then north on the Mosquito Lake Road to Mount Baker Highway 542; then north on Mount Baker Highway 542 to the Silver Lake Road; then north on the Silver Lake Road to the Canadian border to the point of beginning.


GMU 426-DIABLO (Skagit and Whatcom counties): Beginning at the Canadian border and the west boundary of the Ross Lake National Recreation Area; then south, on the Ross Lake National Recreation Boundary across the Skagit River and the North Cascades Highway; then ((north)) northeast, east and south on the ((Ross Lake National Recreation Boundary to two miles east of Panther Creek; then south on the)) North Cascades National Park Boundary to Fisher Peak; then east on the Skagit-Chelan County line across State Highway 20 to the Pacific Crest Trail; then north on the Pacific Crest Trail to the Pasayten Wilderness boundary; north on the Pasayten Wilderness boundary to Jims Pass, ((Oregon Basin and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest;)) then west and north on the ((Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Boundary to the Ross Lake National Recreation Boundary; then north on the east boundary of the Ross Lake National Recreation Area)) Pasayten Wilderness boundary to the Canadian border; then west on the Canadian border to the west boundary of the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and the point of beginning.


GMU 437-SAUK (Skagit and Snohomish counties): Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 9 and Highway 20; then east along Highway 20 to Jackman Creek east of Concrete; then northeast along Jackman Creek to the range line between Range 9 and 10 East; then north on the range line to the boundary of the North Cascades National Park; then north and east on the North Cascades National Park Boundary to the Ross Lake National Recreation Area Boundary; then south on the Ross Lake National Recreation Area Boundary across the North Cascade Highway 20 and the Skagit River and east along the Ross Lake National Recreation Area to the North Cascades National Park Boundary near Big Devil Peak; then southeast on the North Cascades National Park Boundary to the north boundary of Glacier Peak Wilderness Area; then west and south on Glacier Peak Wilderness Area Boundary to the Suiattle River; then west along the Suiattle River to State Highway 530 (Sauk Valley Road); then south on State Highway 530 to Darrington; then west on State Highway 530 to Highway 9 at Arlington; then north on State Highway 9 to Highway 20 and the point of beginning.


GMU 448-STILLAGUAMISH (Snohomish and Skagit counties): Beginning at Trafton on the Highway 530 (Arlington-Darrington Highway); then northeast on Highway 530 to Darrington; then north on Highway 530 (Sauk Valley Road - Bennets Store Road) to the Suiattle River; then east along the Suiattle River to the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area Boundary; then south on the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area Boundary to June Mountain and USFS Trail 650; then west on the USFS Trail 650 on the crest between Sloan Creek and the North Fork Skykomish River Drainages to Curry Gap and the Quartz Creek Trail 1050; then south on the Quartz Creek Trail 1050 and 1054 to West Cady Creek; then south along West Cady Creek through Section 36, T28N, R12E to Meadow Creek; then south along Meadow Creek to Rapid River; then east along Rapid River to Lake Janus and the Pacific Crest Trail; then south on the Pacific Crest Trail to Stevens Pass and Highway 2; then west on Highway 2 to Monroe and the Woods Creek Road; then north on the Woods Creek Road past Lake Roesiger to the Menzel Lake Road; then north on the Menzel Lake Road to Granite Falls and the Jordan Road; then northwest on the Jordan Road through Jordan to the City of Seattle power transmission lines; then northeast on the transmission lines to the Jim Creek-Trafton Road (242nd St. N.E.); then west on the Jim Creek-Trafton Road to Trafton and the point of beginning.


GMU 450-CASCADE (Skagit and Snohomish counties): Beginning on the Glacier Peak Wilderness Boundary one mile north of Jordan Lakes on the township line between T34 & 35N; then east on the Wilderness Boundary to USFS Road 1590 (USFS Road 1590); then north on USFS Road 1590 to the Cascade River Road; then north on Cascade River Road to the North Cascades National Park Boundary; then east on the North Cascades National Park Boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail Boundary; then south on the Pacific Crest Trail to Lake Janus and the Rapid River; then northwest along the Rapid River to Meadow Creek; then north along Meadow Creek to West Cady Creek; then northwest along West Cady Creek near Excelsior Mountain and USFS Trail 1054; then north on USFS Trail 1054 and the Quartz Creek Trail (USFS 1050) to Curry Gap and USFS Trail 650; then east on USFS Trail 650 to June Mountain and the Glacier Peak Wilderness Boundary; then north on the Glacier Peak Wilderness Boundary across the Suiattle River to Jordan Lakes on township line between T34 & 35N and the point of beginning.


GMU 454-ISSAQUAH (King and Snohomish counties): Beginning at the mouth of the Snohomish River near Everett; then southeast along the Snohomish River to the Snoqualmie River; then southeast along the Snoqualmie River to Duvall and State Highway 203; then south on State Highway 203 to Fall City; then southwest on Preston-Fall City Road to Preston and Interstate Highway 90; then east on Interstate Highway 90 to State Highway 18; then south on State Highway 18 to the Raging River; then southeast along the Raging River to the City of Seattle Cedar River Watershed; then west, south and east on the Cedar River Watershed to the City of Tacoma Green River Watershed; then south on the Green River Watershed to USFS Road 7110 near Lynn Lake; then southwest on USFS Road 7110 to U.S. Highway 410; then west on U.S. Highway 410 to Enumclaw and State Highway 164; then west on State Highway 164 to Auburn and State Highway 18; then west on State Highway 18 to U.S. Highway 99; then north on U.S. Highway 99 to Buenna and Redondo Beach; then due west to Puget Sound; then west along East Passage and north along Colvos Passage (including Vashon and Maury Islands) to Puget Sound; then north to the mouth of the Snohomish River and the point of beginning.


GMU 460-SNOQUALMIE (King and Snohomish counties): Beginning at Monroe on State Highway 203 and U.S. Highway 2; then east on U.S. Highway 2 to Stevens Pass and the Pacific Crest Trail; then south on the Pacific Crest Trail to the City of Seattle Cedar River Watershed; then west on the Cedar River Watershed to the Raging River; then west and north along the Raging River to State Highway 18; then north on State Highway 18 to Interstate Highway 90; then west on Interstate Highway 90 to the Preston-Fall City Road; then north on the Preston-Fall City Road to State Highway 203; then north on State Highway 203 to Monroe and the point of beginning.


GMU 466-STAMPEDE (King County): Beginning on the Pacific Crest Trail (USFS Trail 2000) and the east boundary of the City of Seattle Cedar River Watershed; then south on the Pacific Crest Trail past Blowout Mountain to USFS Road 7038 at its closest point to the Pacific Crest Trail near Windy Gap north of Pyramid Peak, then northwest on USFS Roads 7038, 7036, 7030, and 7032 to USFS Trail 1172; then west on USFS Trail 1172 to about 1/4 mile past Williams Hole to the posted boundary of the City of Tacoma Green River Watershed Boundary; then north on the Green River Watershed Boundary to the City of Seattle Cedar River Watershed Boundary and along this boundary to Pacific Crest Trail and the point of beginning.


GMU 472-WHITE RIVER (King and Pierce counties): Beginning at the lookout at Grass Mountain mainline (USFS Road 7110) and the City of Tacoma Green River Watershed Boundary; then east on the Green River Watershed Boundary and USFS Trail 1172 to USFS Road 7032; then east along USFS Road 7032 to USFS Road 7030; then southeast along USFS Road 7030 and USFS Road 7036 and USFS 7038; then onto the Pacific Crest Trail (USFS 2000) at its closest point to Road 7038 near Windy Gap north of Pyramid Peak; then south on the Pacific Crest Trail to the Mount Rainier National Park Boundary at Chinook Pass; then north and west on the park boundary to the Carbon River; then northwest along the Carbon River to Bonneville Power Transmission Line; then northeast along the transmission line to South Prairie Creek; then north along South Prairie Creek to intersection with Champion ownership line (Section 14, T19N, R6E); then east and north along Champion ownership line to the White River (along west line of Section 6, T19N, R7E); then southeast along the White River to the Bonneville Power Line on the north side of the river near Mud Mountain Dam Road; then northeast on the transmission lines to State Highway 410; then east on State Highway 410 to USFS Road 7110; then north on USFS Road 7110 to the City of Tacoma Green River Watershed and the point of beginning, except Private Lands Wildlife Management Area 401 (Champion).


GMU 478-MASHEL (Pierce County): Beginning at the Bonneville Power Transmission Line at the Puyallup River bridge on the Orville Road East; then northeast on the Bonneville Power Transmission Line to the Carbon River; then southeast along the Carbon River to the west boundary of Mt. Rainier National Park; then south on the park boundary to the Nisqually River; then west on the Nisqually River to the mouth of the Mashel River; then up the Mashel River to the Highway 161 Bridge (Eatonville-LaGrande Road); then north on Highway 161 through Eatonville to Orville Road East (Kapowsin-Eatonville Road); then north on the Orville Road East to the Puyallup River bridge and the point of beginning, except Private Lands Wildlife Management Area 401 (Champion).


GMU 484-PUYALLUP (Pierce and King counties): Beginning at Redondo Junction on the shore of Puget Sound and Redondo Way South; then southeast on Redondo Way South to Pacific Highway South (Old Highway 99); then south on the Pacific Highway South to Auburn and State Highway 18; then east on State Highway 18 to State Highway 164; then southeast on State Highway 164 to Enumclaw and State Highway 410 (Chinook Pass Highway); then east on State Highway 410 to the second set of Bonneville Power Transmission Lines near the Mud Mountain Dam Road; then southwest on the transmission lines to the White River; then northwest along the White River to the Champion ownership line (along west line of Section 6, T19N, R7E); then west and south along the Champion ownership line to South Prairie Creek (Section 14, T19N, R6E); then south along South Prairie Creek to the intersection with the Bonneville Power Line; then southwest on this transmission line to Puyallup River and the Orville Road East; then south on the Orville Road East to State Highway 161; then down the Mashel River to the Nisqually River (Pierce-Thurston County line); then northwest along the Nisqually River to Puget Sound; then north along Nisqually Reach, Drayton Passage, Pitt Passage, including Anderson Island, McNeil Island and Ketron Island to Redondo and the point of beginning, except Private Lands Wildlife Management Area 401 (Champion).


GMU 485-GREEN RIVER (King County): Beginning at the northwest corner of the Green River Watershed; then east on the boundary between the Green River Watershed and the Cedar River Watershed to the USFS Road 5060; then south on the USFS Road 5060 to the posted boundary of the Green River Watershed; then along the southern boundary of the Green River Watershed over Huckleberry Mountain and Grass Mountain and across the Green River to the northwest corner of the Green River Watershed and the point of beginning.


GMU 490-CEDAR RIVER (King County): The area within the posted boundary of the city of Seattle Cedar River Watershed. 

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-013 (Order 98-67), 232-28-02204, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-044 (Order 97-37), 232-28-02204, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040.  96-04-027, 232-28-02204, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  95-03-026 (Order 94-137), 232-28-02204, filed 1/10/95, effective 2/10/95; 94-11-034 (Order 642), 232-28-02204, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-68, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-02205
Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Region five.


GMU 501-LINCOLN (Lewis, Thurston, Pacific and Grays Harbor counties): Beginning at the intersection of Interstate 5 and State Highway 6; then west on State Highway 6 to the Stevens Road; then northwest on Stevens Road to Elk Creek Road (Doty); then west on Elk Creek Road to the 7000 Road; then west on the 7000 Road to the 7800 Road; then west on the 7800 Road to the 720 Road; then northeast on the 720 Road to Garrard Creek Road; then northeast on the Garrard Creek Road to Oakville and U.S. Highway 12; then east on U.S. Highway 12 to Interstate 5; then south on Interstate 5 to State Highway 6 and point of beginning.  


GMU 504-STELLA (Cowlitz County): Beginning at the mouth of the Cowlitz River at the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia to the mouth of Germany Creek; then north up Germany Creek to State Highway 4; then east on Highway 4 to Germany Creek Road; then north on Germany Creek Road to International Paper 1000 Road; then north on International Paper 1000 to the International Paper 1050 Road; then east on International Paper 1050 Road to the 2200 Road; then east and south to the 2000 Road; then south on the 2000 Road to the Delameter Road (Woodside Road); then east on Delameter Road to State Highway 411; then north on Highway 411 to PH 10 Road (Four Corners); then east to Cowlitz River; then south down the Cowlitz River to the Columbia River and point of beginning.  


GMU 505-MOSSYROCK (Lewis County): Beginning on Interstate 5 and the Cowlitz River; then northeast up the Cowlitz River to Mayfield Lake and the U.S. Highway 12 bridge; then east on U.S. Highway 12 to Winston Creek Road; then south and east to Longbell Road and Perkins Road; then northeast on Perkins Road to Swofford Road; then north on Swofford Road to Ajlune Road; then east on Ajlune Road to Riffe Lake; then east along the south shore to the Cowlitz River and up the Cowlitz River to the USFS 23 Road (Cispus Road) Bridge; then south and east to the C Line Road; then east to the Bennet Road; then east to U.S. Highway 12; then west on Highway 12 to State Highway 7 (Morton); then north on State Highway 7 to State Highway 508; then west on Highway 508 to Centralia/Alpha Road; then west and north on Centralia/Alpha Road to Salzer Valley Road; then west to Summa Street and Kresky Road; then north on Kresky Road to Tower Street; then on Tower Street to State Highway 507; then west on Highway 507 Cherry, Alder and Mellen Streets to Interstate 5; then south on Interstate 5 to the Cowlitz River and point of beginning.  


GMU 506-WILLAPA HILLS (Wahkiakum, Pacific and Lewis counties): Beginning at Pe Ell and the Muller Road; then south on the Muller Road to the 1000 Road; then south on the 1000 Road to the 1800 Road; then south on the 1800 Road to the 500 Road; then southeast on the 500 Road to State Highway 407 (Elochoman Valley Road); then south on the Elochoman Valley Road (old SR 407) to the Elochoman River; then downstream along the Elochoman River to the Foster Road; then north on Foster Road to Risk Road; then west and north along Risk Road to SR 4; then west on SR 4 to Skamokawa Creek; then downstream along Skamokawa Creek to the confluence with the Columbia River; then west along Columbia River to the mouth of the Deep River; then north along the Deep River to State Highway 4; then northwest on State Highway 4 to the Salmon Creek Road; then north on the Salmon Creek Road to the Bonneville Powerline Road; then north on the Bonneville Powerline Road to State Highway 6; then east on State Highway 6 to the Town of Pe Ell and the point of beginning.  


GMU 510-STORMKING (Lewis County): Beginning on U.S. Highway 12 at the Silver Creek Bridge; then north up Silver Creek to Silverbrook Road; then east to USFS 47 Road; then north on USFS 47 Road to USFS 85 Road; then west on USFS 85 Road to Silver Creek; then southwest on Silver Creek to Lynx Creek; then north on Lynx Creek and its northernmost tributary to USFS 85 Road; then northwest on the USFS 85 Road to Catt Creek; then north on Catt Creek to the Nisqually River; then west down the Nisqually River to State Highway 7; then south on Highway 7 to U.S. Highway 12 (Morton); then east on U.S. Highway 12 to Silver Creek and point of beginning.  


GMU 513-SOUTH RAINIER (Lewis County): Beginning on U.S. Highway 12 at the Silver Creek bridge; then north up Silver Creek to Silverbrook Road; then east to USFS 47 Road; then north on USFS 47 Road to USFS 85 Road; then west on USFS 85 Road to Silver Creek; then southwest on Silver Creek to Lynx Creek; then north on Lynx Creek and its northernmost tributary to USFS 85 Road; then north on USFS 85 Road to Catt Creek; then northwest down Catt Creek to the Nisqually River; then east up the Nisqually River to the southern boundary of Mt. Rainier National Park; then east along the south park boundary to the Pacific Crest Trail; then south along the Pacific Crest Trail to U.S. Highway 12; then west on U.S. Highway 12 to the Silver Creek bridge and point of beginning.  


GMU 516-PACKWOOD (Lewis and Skamania counties): Beginning at the mouth of Cispus River; then east up the Cispus River to the USFS 56 Road (Midway G.S. Road); then east on the USFS 56 Road to the USFS 5603 Road; then east on the USFS 5603 Road to the Yakima Indian Reservation Boundary and the Cascade Crest; then north along the reservation boundary to Cispus Pass and the Pacific Crest Trail; then north along the Pacific Crest Trail to the U.S. Highway 12 (White Pass); then northwest and southwest on U.S. Highway 12 to USFS 1270 Road (Section 31, T14N, R10E); then north on USFS 1270 Road to the Cowlitz River; then southwest down the Cowlitz River to the mouth of Smith Creek; then south up Smith Creek to U.S. Highway 12; then southwest down U.S. Highway 12 to Bennet Road; then west on the Bennet Road to the C Line Road; then west to the USFS 23 Road (Cispus Road); then west and north to the Cowlitz River; then west down the Cowlitz River to the mouth of the Cispus River and point of beginning.  


GMU 520-WINSTON (Cowlitz, Lewis and Skamania counties): Beginning at the intersection of Interstate 5 and the Cowlitz River; then south down the Cowlitz River to the Toutle River; then east up the Toutle River to the North Fork Toutle River; then up the North Fork Toutle River to the Green River; then east up the Green River to USFS 2612 Road; then east on USFS 2612 Road to USFS 26 Road (Ryan Lake Road); then north on USFS 26 Road to the Cispus River; then west down the Cispus to the Cowlitz River; then west down the Cowlitz River to Riffe Lake; then west along the south shore to Ajlune Road; then west to Swofford Road; then south on Swofford Road to Perkins Road; then southwest and northwest on Perkins Road and Longbell Road to Winston Creek Road; then northwest on Winston Creek Road to U.S. Highway 12; then west on U.S. Highway 12 to the Mayfield Lake bridge; then southwest down Mayfield Lake and the Cowlitz River to Interstate 5 and point of beginning.  


GMU 522-LOO-WIT (Cowlitz and Skamania counties): Beginning on the North Fork Toutle River at the mouth of Hoffstadt Creek; then southeast up the North Fork Toutle River to Deer Creek, up Deer Creek to Deer Creek Springs; up Deer Creek Springs to the Weyerhaeuser 3001 Road; then southeast along the 3001, 3000, and 3090 Roads to the headwaters of the South Fork Castle Creek; then due south to the South Fork Toutle River; then east along South Fork Toutle to its headwaters and Mount St. Helens crater edge; then east along the crater edge to the headwaters of Ape Canyon; then down Ape Canyon Creek to the USFS Smith Creek Trail then north up USFS Smith Creek Trail to USFS 99 Road; then north along USFS 99 Road to USFS 26 Road; then north to Strawberry Lake Creek; then west down Strawberry Lake Creek to the Green River; then across the Green River to Grizzly Creek; then up Grizzly Creek to Grizzly Lake; then west up the western inlet to its headwaters; then west to the headwaters of Coldwater Creek; then west down Coldwater Creek to Coldwater Lake; then southwest along the northwest shore to the old Weyerhaeuser 3500 Road; then west along the 3500, 3530, 3540, 3130, and 3120 Roads to the intersection with Hoffstadt Creek; then down Hoffstadt Creek to the North Fork Toutle River and point of beginning.  


GMU 524-MARGARET (Cowlitz, Skamania and Lewis counties):Beginning on the North Fork Toutle River at the mouth of the Green River; then southeast up the North Fork Toutle River to the mouth of Hoffstadt Creek; then up Hoffstadt Creek to the 3120 Road; then east along the 3120, 3130, 3540, 3530 and 3500 Roads to Coldwater Lake; then northeast along the northwest shoreline to Coldwater Creek; then up Coldwater Creek to its headwaters and east to the headwaters of Grizzly Lake; then east down the west inlet creek to Grizzly Lake; then down Grizzly Creek to the Green River and the mouth of Strawberry Lake Creek; then up Strawberry Lake Creek to the USFS 26 Road (Ryan Lake Road); then north on the USFS 26 Road to the USFS 2612 Road; then west on USFS 2612 Road to the Green River; then down the Green River to its mouth and point of beginning.  


GMU 530-RYDERWOOD (Cowlitz, Lewis and Wahkiakum counties): Beginning south of the Town of Doty on State Highway 6; then east on State Highway 6 to Chehalis and Interstate 5; then south on Interstate 5 to the Cowlitz River; then south along the Cowlitz River to Castle Rock and the PH 10 Road (Four Corners); then west on the PH 10 Road to State Highway 411; then south on State Highway 411 to Delameter Road (Woodside Drive); then southwest on Delameter Road to the 2000 Road; then west on the 2000 Road to the 2200 Road; then north and west on the 2200 Road to the International Paper 1050 Road; then west on the International Paper 1050 Road to the International Paper 1000 Road; then south on the International Paper 1000 Road to the Germany Creek Road; then south on the Germany Creek Road to State Highway 4; then west on State Highway 4 to Germany Creek; then south along Germany Creek to its mouth at the Columbia River; then west along the Columbia River and the Cathlamet Channel to the Puget Island Bridge on State Highway 409; then north on State Highway 409 to State Highway 4; then west on State Highway 4 to State Highway 407 (Elochoman Valley Road); then northwest on State Highway 407 (Elochoman Valley Road) to the 500 Road; then west on the 500 Road to the 1800 Road; then north on the 1800 Road to the International Paper 1000 Road; then north on the International Paper 1000 Road to the Muller Road; then north on Muller Road to Pe Ell and State Highway 6; then north on State Highway 6 to south of Doty and the point of beginning.  


GMU 550-COWEEMAN (Cowlitz County): Beginning at the mouth of the Cowlitz River; then north to the Toutle River; then east along the Toutle River to the South Fork Toutle River; then up the South Fork Toutle to the 4950 Road; then south and east on the 4950 Road to the 235 Road; then south on the 235, 200, 245, 134, 133, 130 and 1680 Roads to the 1600 Road; then southeast along the 1600 and 1400 Roads to the Kalama/Coweeman Summit; then south along the 1420 Road to the 1426 Road; then southwest along the 1426 Road to the 1428 Road; southwest along 1428 Road to 1429 Road; southwest along 1429 Road to 6400 Road; then southwest down the 6400 Road to the 6000 Road; then east to the 6450 Road; then southeast approximately one mile on the 6450 Road to the 6452 Road; then southeast on 6452 Road to Dubois Road; then to State Highway 503; then west on State Highway 503 to Cape Horn Creek; then down Cape Horn Creek to Merwin Reservoir and the Lewis River; then down the Lewis River to the Columbia River; then down the Columbia River to the mouth of the Cowlitz River and point of beginning.  


GMU 554-YALE (Cowlitz County): Beginning on State Highway 503 at its crossing of Cape Horn Creek; then east on State Highway 503 to 6690 Road (Rock Creek Road); then northeast on the 6690 and 6696 Roads to West Fork Speelyai Creek; then down Speelyai Creek to State Highway 503; then northeast on State Highway 503 to Dog Creek; then down Dog Creek to Yale Reservoir; then south and west down Yale Reservoir, Lewis River, and Merwin Reservoir to Cape Horn Creek; then up Cape Horn Creek to State Highway 503 and point of beginning.  


GMU 556-TOUTLE (Cowlitz County): Beginning on State Highway 503 (Lewis River Road) and USFS 81 Road (Merril Lake Road) intersection; then north on USFS 81 Road to Weyerhaeuser 7200 Road; then northeast on the 7200 Road to the 7400 Road; then northwest on the 7400 Road to the 5500 Road; then east and north on the 5500 and 5670 Roads to the South Fork Toutle River; then east up the South Fork Toutle River to a point due south of the headwaters of the South Fork Castle Creek (Section 1, T8N, R4E); then north along the posted Loo-wit boundary to end of the Weyerhaeuser 3092 Road; then west on the 3092 Road to 3090 Road; then northwest on the 3090, 3000 and 3001 Roads; west on the 3001 Road to Deer Creek Springs; down Deer Creek Springs to Deer Creek, downstream on Deer Creek to the North Fork Toutle River; then down the North Fork Toutle River to the South Fork Toutle River; then southeast up the South Fork Toutle River to the 4950 Road; then south on the 4950, 235, 200, 245, 243A, 134, 133, 130, and 1680 Roads to the 1600 Road; then southeast on the 1600 and 1400 Roads to the Kalama/Coweeman Summit; then south on the 1420 Road to the 1426 Road; then southwest along the 1426 Road to the 1428 Road; southwest along 1428 Road to 1429 Road to 6400 Road; then southwest on the 6400 Road to the 6000 Road; then east up the 6000 Road to the 6450 Road; then southwest on the 6450 Road approximately one mile to the 6452 Road; then southeast on 6452 Road to Dubois Road to State Highway 503; then east on State Highway 503 to the 6690 Road (Rock Creek Road); then northeast on the 6690 and 6696 Roads to the West Fork Speelyai Creek; then down Speelyai Creek to State Highway 503; then northeast on State Highway 503 to USFS 81 Road and point of beginning.  


GMU 558-MARBLE (Cowlitz and Skamania counties): Beginning on State Highway 503 (Lewis River Road) and USFS 81 Road intersection; then north on USFS 81 Road to Weyerhaeuser 7200 Road; then northeast on the 7200 Road to the 7400 Road; then northwest on the 7400 Road to the 5500 Road; then east and north on the 5500 and 5670 Roads to the South Fork Toutle River; then east up the South Fork Toutle River to Mount St. Helens crater and along crater to headwaters of Ape Canyon; then east down Ape Canyon Creek to USFS Smith Creek Trail then north up USFS Smith Creek Trail to USFS 99 Road; then northeast on USFS 99 Road to USFS 25 Road; then south on USFS 25 Road to the Muddy River; then south down the Muddy River to the North Fork Lewis River; then west down the North Fork Lewis River, Swift Reservoir to Yale Reservoir and Dog Creek; then north up Dog Creek to State Highway 503; then southwest to USFS 81 Road and point of beginning.  


GMU 560-LEWIS RIVER (Skamania, Klickitat, Yakima and Lewis counties): Beginning at Trout Lake, north to the USFS 80 Road; then north to USFS 17 Road (Mt. Adams Recreational Road); then northeast to USFS 82 Road; then northeast on the USFS 82 Road to the Yakima Indian Reservation Boundary (Section 16, T7N, R11E); then north along reservation boundary (Cascade Crest) to USFS 5603 Road; then west to the USFS 56 Road; then west to the Cispus River; then northwest down the Cispus River to the USFS 26 Road (Ryan Lake Road); then west and south on the USFS 26 Road to USFS 99 Road; then northeast to the USFS 25 Road; then south to Muddy River; then south down the Muddy River to the North Fork Lewis River; then west to the USFS 90 Road bridge (Eagle Cliff); then east on USFS 90 Road to USFS 51 Road; then southeast to USFS 30 Road; then northeast on the USFS 30 Road to USFS 24 Road; then southeast to the State Highway 141; then northeast on State Highway 141 to Trout Lake and point of beginning.  


GMU 564-BATTLE GROUND (Clark and Skamania counties): Beginning on the Interstate 5 at the Lewis River Bridge and the Lewis River; then northeast along the Lewis River (Cowlitz-Clark County line) to the Merwin Dam; then on a southeast line to the transmission line; then south on the transmission line to N.E. Grinnel Road; N.E. Grinnel Road to N.E. Pup Creek Road; N.E. Pup Creek Road to N.E. Cedar Creek Road to Amboy; then south on N.E. 221st Avenue to N.E. Amboy Road; then south on N.E. Amboy Road to N.E. Yacolt Road; then east on Yacolt Road to Railroad Avenue; southeast to Sunset Falls Road; east to Dole Valley Road; then south on the Dole Valley Road to Rock Creek Road; then southeast and south on the DNR 1000 Road to DNR 1500 Road; then east on DNR 1500 Road to N.E. 412th Avenue; then south on N.E. 412th Avenue to Skye Road; then east and south on the Skye Road to Washougal River Road; then south on Washougal River Road to State Highway 140; then southeast on State Highway 140 to Cape Horn Road; then south on Cape Horn Road to the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia River (including islands in Washington) to the Lewis River; then north along the Lewis River to the Interstate 5 Bridge and the point of beginning.  


GMU 568-WASHOUGAL (Clark and Skamania counties): Beginning at Merwin Dam on the Lewis River and Lake Merwin; then northeast along Lake Merwin (Cowlitz-Clark County line) to Canyon Creek; then southeast along Canyon Creek to N.E. Healy Road; then east on N.E. Healy Road to USFS Road 54; then east on USFS Road 54 to USFS Road 37; then northwest on USFS Road 37 to USFS Road 53; then south on USFS Road 53 to USFS Road 4205 (Gumboat Road); then south on USFS Road 4205 to USFS Road 42 (Green Fork Road); then southwest on USFS Road 42 to USFS Road 41 (Sunset Hemlock Road) at Sunset Falls; then east on USFS Road 41 to USFS Road 406 at Lookout Mountain; then southeast on USFS Road 406 to the boundary of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest; then due east on the National Forest Boundary to Rock Creek; then southeast along Rock Creek to Stevenson and the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia River (including the islands in Washington) to the Cape Horn Road; then north on the Cape Horn Road to ((State Highway 140)) Canyon Creek Road; then west on ((State Highway 140)) Canyon Creek Road to the Washougal River Road; then ((northwest)) east on the Washougal River Road to the Skye Road; then northwest on the Skye Road to N.E. 412th Avenue; then northwest on DNR 1500 Road to DNR 1000 Road; then north and west on DNR 1000 Road to Dole Valley Road; then north on the Dole Valley Road to Sunset Falls Road; then northwest to Railroad Avenue through Yacolt; then northwest on N.E. Cedar Creek Road through Amboy to N.E. Pup Creek Road; Pup Creek Road to N.E. Grinnel Road to the transmission lines; then north on the transmission lines to Merwin Dam on the Lewis River and the point of beginning.  


GMU 572-SIOUXON (Skamania and Clark counties): Beginning at the Yale Dam and Yale Lake; then north along Yale Lake (Cowlitz-Clark County line) to the North Fork Lewis River and Lewis River (old river bed); then northeast along the Lewis River to the Swift Creek Reservoir; then east along the Swift Creek Reservoir to Eagle Cliff Bridge and USFS Road 90; then east on USFS Road 90 to USFS 51 Road (Curly Creek Road); then southeast on USFS Road 51 to USFS Road 30; then north on USFS Road 30 to USFS Road 24 (Twin Butte Road); then south on USFS Road 24 to USFS Road 60 (Carson Guler Road); then southwest on USFS Road 60 to USFS Road 65 (Panther Creek Road); then southwest on USFS Road 65 to the Wind River Highway; then northwest on the Wind River Highway to Stabler; then west on Hemlock Road to USFS Road 41 (Sunset-Hemlock Road); then west on the USFS Road 41 to Sunset Falls and USFS Road 42 (Green Fork Road); then northeast on USFS Road 42 to USFS Road 4205 (Gumboat Road); then north on USFS Road 4205 to USFS Road 53; then northwest on USFS Road 53 to USFS Road 54 (N.E. Healy Road); then west on USFS Road 54 to Canyon Creek; then north along Canyon Creek to the Lewis River; then northeast along the Lewis River to the Yale Dam and the point of beginning.


GMU 574-WIND RIVER (Skamania County): Beginning at Little Lookout Mountain on USFS Road 41 (Sunset-Mowich Butte); then east on USFS Road 41 to Stabler; then east on the Hemlock Road to the Wind River Road; then southeast on the Wind River Road to Old State Road; then east on Old State Road to USFS Road 65 (Panther Creek Road); then north on USFS Road 65 to USFS Road 60; then northeast on USFS Road 60 to State Highway 141; continue east on State Highway 141 to USFS Road 86; then south on USFS Road 86 to USFS Road 1840; then south on USFS Road 1840 to USFS Road 18 (Oklahoma Road); then south on USFS Road 18 to Willard and the Little White Salmon River; then south on the Little White Salmon River to the Columbia River; then west along the Columbia River to the mouth of Rock Creek; then northwest along Rock Creek through Stevenson to the south boundary of Gifford Pinchot National Forest; then on the south boundary of Gifford Pinchot National Forest due west to USFS Road 4100-406; then northwest on USFS Road 4100-406 to USFS Road 41 and the point of beginning.  


GMU 578-WEST KLICKITAT (Klickitat, Yakima, and Skamania counties): Beginning on the Columbia River at the mouth of the Little White Salmon River; then up the Little White Salmon River to Willard; then north on USFS 18 Road (Oklahoma Road) to USFS 1840 Road; then north on USFS 1840 Road; to USFS Road 86; north on USFS Road 86 to State Highway 141; then northeast on State Highway 141 to Trout Lake and Mt. Adams Recreational Area Road; then north on Mt. Adams Recreational Area Road to USFS 82 Road; then northeast on USFS 82 Road to the Yakama Indian Reservation Boundary (Section 16, T7N, R11E); then south along the reservation boundary to King Mountain and the southwest corner of the reservation (Section 27, T7N, R11E); then east along reservation boundary (approximately one mile) to the end of King Mountain Road; then north along the reservation boundary to Section 2 T7N, R11E; then east along the reservation boundary to the northeastern corner of Section 4, T7N, R12E; then southeast along the reservation boundary to Summit Creek Boundary Road; then south to the Glenwood/Goldendale Road; then northwest on the Glenwood/Goldendale Road to the ((Gravel Pit)) Lakeside Road; then south on the ((Gravel Pit)) Lakeside Road to Fisher Hill Road (P-2000); then south on Fisher Hill Road to the Fisher Hill Bridge; then south down the Klickitat River to the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia River to the mouth of the Little White Salmon River and point of beginning.


((GMU 582-EAST KLICKITAT (Klickitat County): Beginning at the U.S. Highway 97 bridge on the Columbia River (Maryhill); then north on U.S. Highway 97 to Satus Pass and the Yakama Indian Reservation; then east along south reservation boundary to the Yakima County line; then east on the Yakima/Klickitat County line to Alderdale Road; then southeast and south on Alderdale Road to Alderdale and the Columbia River; then west down the Columbia River to U.S. Highway 97 Bridge and the point of beginning.))


GMU 588-GRAYBACK (Klickitat County): Beginning at U.S. Highway 97 bridge across Columbia River (Maryhill); then west down the Columbia River to Lyle and the mouth of the Klickitat River; then up the Klickitat River to the Fisher Hill Bridge; then north along the Fisher Hill Road (P-2000) to the Lakeside Road; then north and northwest on the Lakeside Road to ((the Gravel Pit Road; then northwest to the)) Glenwood/Goldendale Road; then east and southeast on the Glenwood/Goldendale Road to the Summit Creek Primary Road; then northeast to the Yakima Indian Reservation Boundary; then east along the southern boundary of the reservation to U.S. Highway 97 (Satus Pass Highway); then south on U.S. Highway 97 to Maryhill and point of beginning.  

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-012 (Order 98-68), 232-28-02205, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-043 (Order 97-38), 232-28-02205, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040.  96-04-027 (Order 98-68), 232-28-02205, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  95-03-027 (Order 94-138), 232-28-02205, filed 1/10/95, effective 2/10/95; 94-11-035 (Order 643) 232-28-02205, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-63, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-02240
Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Muzzleloader area descriptions.


((Muzzleloader Area No. 910 Cle Elum (Kittitas County): Beginning at Easton; then southeast along the main BPA Powerlines to Big Creek; then west and south on the Big Creek Trail to its junction with USFS Road 4517; then east on USFS Road 4517 to its junction with Spur Road 117 (at the powerlines); then to Granite Creek Trail 1326; then south on Granite Creek Trail 1326 to the top of South Cle Elum Ridge; then east along the ridge on Granite Creek Trail 1326 to Spur Road 111; then east on Road 111 to the Peoh Point Road (3350); then southeast on Road 3350 to the junction with Road 3352; then east on Road 3352 to the Cedar Creek Road; then south on the Cedar Creek Road to the Morrison Canyon Road; then southeast on the Morrison Canyon Road to Interstate Highway 90; then east on I-90 to Exit 106 and junction with U.S. Highway 97; then north on U.S. Highway 97 to Hungary Junction Road and east on Hungary Junction Road to Look Road; then south on Look Road to Brick Mill Road; then east on Brick Mill Road to Venture Road to Lyons Road; then east on Lyons Road to Fox Road; then south on Fox Road to Christensen Road; then east on Christensen Road to Parke Creek Road; then east and north on Parke Creek Road to the BPA powerlines (Section 22, T18N, R20E) north of Parke Creek Group Home; then northwest along BPA Powerlines to Colockum Pass Road; then north on the Colockum Pass Road to upper powerlines (Section 16, T19N, R20E); then west along BPA powerlines to the Wilson Creek Road; then north on Wilson Creek Road to the Lillard Hill Road; northwest on Lillard Hill Road to USFS Road 3517; then northwest on USFS Road 3517 to the Reecer Creek Road, USFS Road 35; then south on USFS Road 35 to USFS Road 3507 and then northwest on USFS Road 3507 to Spur Road 120 (Snowshoe Ridge Road); then west on Spur Road 120 (Snowshoe Ridge Road) to Spur Road 114; then north and south on Spur Road 114 to Spur Road 116; then north on Spur Road 116 to USFS Road 9718 (Cougar Gulch Road); then southwest on USFS Road 9718 through the town of Liberty to U.S. Highway 97; then north on U.S. Highway 97 to USFS Road 9738, Blue Creek; then west on USFS Road 9738 to USFS Road 9702 Dickey Creek; then west on USFS Road 9702 to the North Teanaway Road; then south to the junction with Middle Fork Teanaway Road; then west on Middle Fork Road 1/4 mile to Teanaway Campground; then south up #17 Canyon Road to Cle Elum Ridge Road; then west along Cle Elum Ridge Road and south to the bottom of #5 Canyon Road; then south to Highway 903 and Bullfrog Road (Sportland Mini-Mart); then south on Bullfrog Road to Interstate Highway 90; then west on Interstate Highway 90 to Easton and point of beginning.))


Muzzleloader Area No. 911 Fairview (Kittitas County): Begin at U.S. Highway 97 and First Creek Road; east on First Creek Road to Upper Green Canyon Road and Reecer Creek; north on Reecer Creek (USFS 35 Road) to USFS 3517 Road; east on USFS 3517 Road to Lillard Hill Road and Wilson Creek Road; south on Wilson Creek Road to the BPA Powerlines (T19N; R19E; Section 19); east along the BPA Powerlines to the Colockum Pass Road (T19N; R20E; Section 16); south on Colockum Pass Road to the BPA Powerlines (T18N; R20E; Section 6); east along the BPA Powerlines to the Parke Creek Road; south on Parke Creek Road to Christiansen Road; west on Christiansen Road to Fox Road; north on Fox Road to Lyons Road; west on Lyons Road to Venture Road; north on Venture Road to Brick Mill Road; west on Brick Mill Road to Look Road; north on Look Road to Hungry Junction Road; west on Hungry Junction Road to U.S. Highway 97; north on U.S. Highway 97 to First Creek Road and point of beginning.


Muzzleloader Area No. 925 Ritzville (Adams County): Beginning at the junction of Interstate 90 and S.R. 261 near the Town of Ritzville; then south along S.R. 261 to S.R. 26; then east on S.R. 26 to the Whitman County line; then north along the Adams, Whitman County line to where it intersects the Lincoln, Adams County line; then north along the Adams, Lincoln County line to Interstate 90; then west along Interstate 90 to point of beginning.


Muzzleloader Area No. 926 Guemes (Skagit County): That part of GMU 407 (North Sound) on Guemes Island.


Muzzleloader Area No. 941 Skagit River (Skagit County): Beginning at the intersection of State Route 9 and State Route 20; then east on State Route 20 to Grandy Creek; south down Grandy Creek to the Skagit River; south on a line to South Skagit Highway; west on South Skagit Highway to State Route 9; north on State Route 9 to point of beginning.


Muzzleloader Area No. 944 Clemen (Yakima County): That portion of GMU 342 beginning at the junction of Highway 410 and USFS Road 1701 (Big Bald Mountain Road); then north to USFS Road 1712; then east on USFS Road 1712 (Clemen Ridge Road) to the east edge of Meyster Canyon; then along the east side of Meyster Canyon to the elk fence; then west along the elk fence to Waterworks Canyon and Highway 410 and to point of beginning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-020 (Order 98-63), 232-28-02240, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-060 (Order 97-43), 232-28-02240, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040.  96-04-027, 232-28-02240, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  94-18-058 (Order 94-57), 232-28-02240, filed 8/31/94, effective 10/1/94; 94-11-040 (Order 648), 232-28-02240, filed 5/10/94, effective 6/10/94.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 98-54, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98)

WAC 232-28-248
((1998-1999)) 1999 - 2000 Special closures and firearm restriction areas.


RESTRICTED AND PROHIBITED HUNTING AREAS.


These areas are closed by Fish and Wildlife Commission action. Other areas may be closed to hunting by local, state or federal regulations.


IT IS ILLEGAL TO HUNT EXCEPT WHERE PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:


1.Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge: The southern part of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge in Stevens County is closed to hunting and discharge of firearms except during the period of Oct. 1-Dec. 31.  This closure is south of a boundary beginning at the west project boundary in Section 3, Township 34 N, R 40 EWM, then easterly along Road 1.0 (Bear Creek Road) to the intersection with Road 2.0 (Blacktail Mountain Road) in Section 2, then easterly along Road 2.0 to the easterly boundary in Section 8, Township 34 N, R 42 EWM.
The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge north of the preceding boundary is open to all legally established hunting seasons during September through December.
2.Parker Lake: All lands south of Ruby Creek Road (USFS Road 2489), north of Tacoma Creek Road (USFS Road 2389) and west of Bonneville Power Administration power lines are designated as "CLOSED AREA" to the hunting of wild animals and wild birds ((EXCEPT during the period Aug. 1-Sept. 30)) year round.  Both the Little Pend Oreille (1) and Parker Lake (2) closures were established to provide a protected area for the Air Force Military Survival Training Program.
3.Columbia River and all the islands in the river, and the Benton County shoreline below the high water mark, and any peninsula originating on the Benton County shoreline, between Vernita Bridge (Highway 24) downstream to the old Hanford townsite powerline crossing (wooden towers) in Section 24, T 13 N, R 27 E, is designated as a "CLOSED AREA" to the hunting of wild animals and wild birds.
4.Green River (GMU 485): Except for special permit hunts, all lands within GMU 485 are designated as a "CLOSED AREA" to the hunting of big game by Department of Fish and Wildlife regulated hunters throughout the year. During the general westside elk season and general and late deer seasons, all lands within GMU 485 are also designated as a "CLOSED AREA" to the hunting of all wild animals (including wild birds).  The City of Tacoma enforces trespass within GMU 485 on lands owned or controlled by the City during all times of the year.
5.McNeil Island: McNeil Island (part of GMU 484) is closed to the hunting of all wild animals (including wild birds) year around.
6.Loo-wit (GMU 522): Closed to hunting and trapping within GMU 522 (Loo-wit).
7.The Voice of America Dungeness Recreation Area County Park in Clallam County is closed to all hunting from February 1 through September 30.

BIG GAME CLOSURES


1.Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, and Wahkiakum counties are closed to Columbian Whitetail Deer hunting.
2.Cathlamet: Beginning in the town of Skamokawa; then east along SR 4 to the Risk Road; then south and east along the Risk Road to Foster Road; then south along the Foster Road to the Elochoman River; then upstream along the Elochoman River to the Elochoman Valley Road (old SR 407); then west along the Elochoman Valley Road to SR 4; then east along SR 4 to SR 409; then south along SR 409 to the Cathlamet Channel of the Columbia River; then east along the north shore of the Cathlamet Channel to Cape Horn; then south in the Columbia River to the state line; then west along the state line to a point directly south of the mouth of Skamokawa Creek; then north on Skamokawa Creek to SR 4 and the point of beginning.  This area is closed to all deer and elk hunting, ((except by permit,)) to protect the Columbian Whitetail Deer.
3.Willapa National Wildlife Refuge: Except for ((Bow Area No. 802 ())Long Island(())), Willapa National Wildlife Refuge is closed to all big game hunting.
4.Walla Walla Mill Creek Watershed (GMU 157): All lands in the Mill Creek Watershed are designated as a "CLOSED AREA" to the hunting of all wild animals (including wild birds) except for holders of special elk permits during the established open season. This area is closed to motorized vehicles. Entry is allowed only by Forest Service permit for the duration of the hunt. Any entry into the Mill Creek Watershed at other times is prohibited.
5.Westport: Closed to hunting of all big game animals on that part of Westport Peninsula lying north of State Highway 105 from the west end of the Elk River Bridge and the Schafer Island Road to the ocean beach.
((6.Baleville: Closed to hunting of all big game animals on those lands between State Highway 105 and the Willapa River west of Raymond.))

FIREARM RESTRICTION AREAS


The firearm restriction areas listed below have been established by the Fish and Wildlife Commission. Centerfire and rimfire rifles are not legal for hunting in these areas.


In firearm restriction areas, hunters may hunt only during the season allowed by their tag. Archery tag holders may hunt during archery seasons with archery equipment.  Muzzleloaders may hunt during muzzleloader seasons with muzzleloader equipment except in the GMU 484 restriction area outlined for King County.  Modern firearm tag holders may hunt during modern firearm seasons with bows and arrows, muzzleloaders or revolver-type handguns meeting the equipment restrictions or shotguns firing slugs or legal buckshot.  Shotguns are not legal for hunting elk.


COUNTY
AREA
ClallamThat portion of GMU 624 (Coyle) located within Clallam County.
ClarkGMU 564 (Battleground)
CowlitzGMU 554 (Yale)

GMU 504 (Stella)

Franklin, Grant, AdamsThose portions of GMU 281 (Ringold) and GMU 278 (Wahluke) known as the Wahluke Slope Wildlife Area.
Grays HarborThat portion of GMU 658 (North River) beginning at Bay City; then west along Highway 105 to Twin Harbors State Park; then south along Highway 105 to Grayland Grocery; then east on Cranberry Road to Turkey Road; then east and north on Turkey Road to Bayview Logging Road; then north and east along Bayview Logging Road to Mallard Slough; then east and south along the Bayview Road to Andrews Creek; then north along main channel of Andrews Creek to Grays Harbor; then north and west along the main navigation channel to Bay City and point of beginning.
The South Elma restriction applies only during elk seasons:
That portion of GMU 660 (Minot Peak) described as follows: Beginning at Highway 12 and Wakefield Road Junction (South Elma); south on Wakefield Road, across the Chehalis River to the South Bank Road; then southeast on South Bank Road to the Delezene Road; then south on the Delezene Road to the K Line Road to the A Line Road; then south on the A Line Road to the T Line Road; then south on the T Line Road to the Oakville-Brooklyn Road; then east on the Oakville-Brooklyn Road to Oakville and Highway 12; then northwest on Highway 12 to Wakefield Road to Elma and the point of beginning.
IslandThat portion of GMU 410 (Island) located on Camano and Whidbey islands.
JeffersonIndian and Marrowstone islands.
KingThe area west of Highway 203 (Monroe-Fall City, Fall City-Preston Road) to Interstate 90 (I-90), I-90 to Highway 18, Highway 18 to Interstate 5 (I-5), I-5 to the Pierce-King County line; Vashon and Maury islands.
The following portion of GMU 484 (Puyallup): Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 410 and the southeast Mud Mountain Dam Road near the King/Pierce County line north of Buckley; then east along the southeast Mud Mountain Road to 284th Avenue Southeast; then north along 284th Avenue Southeast to State Highway 410; then west along Highway 410 to the point of the beginning. (This restriction includes high power rifles and muzzleloaders.)
KitsapEast of State Highway 16 originating at the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to Gorst, and east of Highway 3 to Newbury Hill Road, north of Newbury Hill Road and the Bremerton-Seabeck Highway to Big Beef Creek Bridge; all of Bainbridge Island, and Bangor Military Reservation.
KittitasGMU 334 (Ellensburg) Closed to high power rifles during deer and elk seasons.
MasonGMU 633 (Mason Lake) south of Hammersley Inlet; and all of Harstene Island.
PacificGMU 684 (Long Beach) west of Sand Ridge Road. The portion of GMU 658 (North River) south and west of State Highway 105 and Airport Road between Raymond and North River Bridge.
PierceGMU 484 (Anderson and Ketron islands) limited to archery, shotgun, and muzzleloader shotgun. McNeil Island closed to hunting.
See GMU 484 restriction area outlined for King County.
GMU 627 (Kitsap) south of Highway 302 on the Longbranch Peninsula is a firearm restriction area.
SnohomishWest of Highway 9.
SkagitGuemes Island and March Point north of State Highway 20.
ThurstonGMU 666 (Deschutes) north of U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 5 between Oyster Bay and the mouth of the Nisqually River.
WhatcomArea west of I-5 and north of Bellingham city limits including Lummi Island and Point Roberts.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  98-10-018 (Order 98-54), 232-28-248, filed 4/22/98, effective 5/23/98; 97-06-052 (Order 97-32), 232-28-248, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.010 and 77.12.040.  96-04-027, 232-28-248, filed 2/1/96, effective 3/3/96.  Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040.  95-11-036, 232-28-248, filed 5/10/95, effective 6/10/95; 95-03-038 (Order 94-150), 232-28-248, filed 1/10/95, effective 2/10/95.]

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