Recreational anglers needed for state panel

jeff.mayor@thenewstribune.comNovember 17, 2013 

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks nominations for people to serve on the Puget Sound Salmon Sportfishing Advisory Group.

Up to 15 people will be chosen to serve for 2014-15. Members offer guidance on issues affecting recreational salmon fisheries in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Members are expected to meet three or four times a year and participate in the annual salmon season-setting process known as North of Falcon. Members also are expected to communicate policy decisions to sportfishing groups in their areas.

Nominations must be submitted in writing with the following information: nominee’s name, address, telephone number and email address; experience and reasons for wanting to serve as a member; nominee’s effectiveness in communication; name and contact information for any individual or organization submitting a nomination.

Nominations must be received by Dec. 6. They can be submitted to Ryan Lothrop by mail: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA, 98501; or by sending an email to ryan.lothrop@dfw.wa.gov. For more information, contact Lothrop at 360-902-2808.

Compiled by Jeffrey P. Mayor, jeff.mayor@thenewstribune.com

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