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+ Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page B-7 I dea d/ tive measures employedes division of the U.S. De- kills; nonlethal methods wolf_ by the department and partment of Agriculture, have not stopped the pro- the livestock owner, Dave contracted by WDFW, dation; the attacks are WOFWreports Dashiell of Hunters. killed one member of the likely to continue; and This does not include pack from a helicopter, the livestock owner has 10 other sheep that died "Unfortunately, lethalnot done anything to at- STAFF REPORT earlier and had decom-action is clearly war-tract the wolves. news@masoncountycom posed to the point they ranted in this case," said Dashiell has worked could not be confirmed as Nate Pamplin, WDFW closely with WDFW staff Personnel from the wolf kills, wildlife program direc- to prevent wolf attacks Washington Depart- On Saturday, crews tor. "Before we consid- on the flock, which in- ment of Fish and Wild- found five dead and three ered reducing the size of cludes 1,800 sheep. He life (WDFW) continued injured sheep that were the pack, our staff and has maintained a contin- their effort Monday to attacked Friday night or Mr. Dashiell used a wide ual human presence with find and remove up to early Saturday morning, range of preventive mea- his flock since Aug. 14, four wolves from a pack Investigators con- sures to keep the wolves when WDFW confirmed that has killed at least firmed that wolves were from preying on the the first wolf attacks. 22 sheep from a flock responsible for all of the [flock], but these efforts He has used four grazing in southern Ste- attacks, have not succeeded." He large guard dogs to safe- vens County. A federal In an effort to break said nonlethal activities guard the flock and deter wildlife agent contracted the cycle of predation, are continuing, wolves and has recov- by WDFW killed one wolf WDFW Director Phil An-Pamplin said the situ-ered and buried sheep on Saturday. derson has authorized ation meets all of the con- carcasses whenever pos- Since Aug. 14, WDFW the removal of up to four ditions for lethal removal sible. has confirmed that wolves members of the pack, established in the depart- Up to four WDFW em- from the Huckleberry which is estimated to ment'sWolfConservationployees and two range Pack have killed 22 sheep have up to 12 members,and Management Plan riders have also helped and injured three more in Early on Saturday and related procedures: watch the flock. six separate incidents, de- evening, a marksman There have been re- Pamplin said Dashiell spite an array of proven- from the Wildlife Servic- peated, documented wolf and WDFW staff have Fall chinook season opening early in parts of Columbia River Fall chinook season will open two River apply, including barbless hooks, the endorsement supports salmon days early to coincide with Labor Two poles allowed through or steelhead seasons on many riv- Day weekend. Aug. 31 ors in the Columbia River system, Effective date: Aug. 30 (one Reason for action: The standard including enforcing fishery regu- hour before official sunrise) opening date for fall chinook in the lations and monitoring the upper Species affected: Chinook Priest Rapids Pool is Sept. 1. With Columbia River spring chinook fish- salmon Labor Day weekend falling on Satur- cries. The endorsement has goner- Location: Columbia River from day, opening two days early will allow ated more than $1 million annually Priest Rapids Dam to Wanapum Dam for additional angling opportunity, for the Washington Department General Rules: Anglers are required to possess of Fish and Wildlife to maintain Daily limit six chinook only; a Columbia River Salmon/Steel-and increase fishing opportunities Up to two adults may be re- head Endorsement as part of their throughout the Columbia River ba- tained. All other rifles for Columbia valid fishing license. Revenue from sin. moved the flock away west of Spokane. from the scene of the To protect public safe- original attacks and are ty during the operation, working to find a new WDFW law enforcement grazing site far from officers are strictly limit- the area near Hunters,ing access to the grazing about 50 miles north- area. This Non-Members Welcome AT THE RANGE Memberships Available August 28, Thursday 6:00 P.M. Winchester Sporting Rifle Marksmanship. Bring any safe sporting .221r rifle and 60 plus rounds of amino, eye and hearing protection. Runs about 2 hours. Self-paced reward based program. $6.00 members $8.00 non-members. August 29, Friday 6:00 p.m. Bullseye .22 Pistol at 50 feet on 6 targets. Skill building at it's finest. Shoot runs about an hour, 60 rounds. Beginners welcome. $3.00 for members $5.00 for non-members. Sept 2, Tuesday 6:00 P.M. USPSA classifier practice. 9ram or larger, 48 round count. Shooting clinic, timed and scored for practice. Come on in and hone your shooting skills. $6.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Sept. 3, Wednesday 7:00 p.m. at the range. General membership business meeting. Public is always welcome. When is the last time you said the pledge of allegiance to our flag? Coming up: September 6, Saturday 10:00 am First Steps Pistol Class $50.00 Fundamental gun safety and knowledge course including the basics of shooting a pistol. Firearm and ammo provided. Allotted fmae after the class to work with students who would like to shot their personal firearm. See our website for applications. Spots still open at press time. We have fund raiser gun raffles, tickets are $2.00 per ticket. See the Ruger Camp rifle or American Classic 1911.45 and buy tickets at Renegade Guns in Shellon, they are open 10am-Spm Monday-Friday or contact a club member. Did you know: Spending by American sportsmen and women results in a total impact of $110 billion annually to the U.S. economy. (NSSF) MASON COUNTY SPORTSMAN' S ASSOCIATION W. 521 Business Park Rd., Shelton Message Phone 427-1102 www.masoncountysa.com for the week of August 28 through September 4, 2014 Hunt, fish and explore private land less than 30 minutes from Olympia. Secure your access to big game and bird hunting and fishing on ;)4,000 acres of forest land. Motorized permits are only $250. ALLYN ] Case Inlet 28 2:14am 3.029 2:49am 2.430 3:28am 1.831 4:11am 1.4 Thu7:56am 12.4 Fri8:40arn 12.2 Sat9:29arn 12.0 Sun 10:24am 11.7 2:11prn 2.4 2:48pm 3.2 3:26pm 4.24:10prn 5.3 8:20pm 13.9 8:51pm 13.8 9:23pm 13.5 10:00pm 13.2 1 5:00am 1.1 2 5:56am 0.83 6:58am 0.54 12:45am 12.3 Mort 11:28am 11.5 T.e12:44am 11.5 Wed2:07pro 11.8 Thu8:03am 0.0 5:01pm 6.3 6:09pm 7.1 7:34pm 7.4 3:20pm 12.4 10:43pm 12.8 11:38pm 12.4 8:56pm 7.1 SHELTON ] Oakland Bay 28 3:20am 2.6 29 3:55am 2.0 30 4:34am 1.6 31 5:17arn 1.2 Thu8:34am 12.4 Fri9:18arn 12.2 Sat10:07am 12.0 Sun11:02am 11.7 3:17pm 2.0 3:54pm 2.8 4:32pm 3.6 5:16prn 4.6 8:58pra 13.9 9:29pm 13.8 lO:01pm 13.5 10:38pm 13.2 1 6:06am 0.9 2 7:02am 0.73 12:16am 12.44 1:23am 12.3 Mon 12:06pm 11.5 Tue1:22pm 11.5 Wed8:04am 0.4Th,9:09am 02 6:07pro 5.4 7:15pm 6.1 2:45pm 11.8 3:58pm 12.4 11:21pm 12.8 8:40pm 6.4 10:02pro 6.1 UNIONI Hood Canal 28 1:17am 3.329 1:54am3.030 2:33am2.631 3:16am2.3 Th.7:02am 9.8 Fri7:47am 9.6 Sat8:39pm 9.3 Sun9:41am 9.1 1:11pm 2.4 1:46pm 3.4 2:24pm 4.5 3:07pm 5.5 7:31pm 11.3 7:51pm 11.0 8:10pm 10.7 8:36pm 10.5 1 4:04am 1.9 2 4:59am1.5 3 6:01am 1.04 7:03am 0.4 Mon 10:58am 9.1 rue12:22pm 9.3 Wed1:35pm 9.9Thu 2:33pm 10.6 4:03pm 6.4 5:18pm7.1 6:40pro7.3 7:50pm 6.9 9:llpm 10.3 9:57pm10.0 11:01prn 9.8 THE SUN and THE MOON 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 Sunrise6:26am6:28am6:29am6:30am6:32pm 6:33am6:34am6:36am Sunset 8:00pro 7:58pm7:56pm7:54pm7:52pm 7:50pm7:48pm7:46pm Moonrise 9:39am10:41am 11:44am 12:47pm l:50prn2:51pm3:48pm4:40pm Moonset 9:10pro 9:39pm10:11prn 10:47prn 11:30pm First quarter September 2 Tidal Information courtesy NOAA ] Astronomical Data courtesy U.S. Naval Observatory