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December 11, 2014

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iSSlOn Thursday, Dec. 11,2014 - Mason County Journal - Page B-7 y sa ertes changes. The rules are direction to man- Game M nGoef ent GIs0 0H specific to the mainstem agers in defining annual Columbia River, its salmon fshing seasons ......... ' this weekend's meeting agenda tributaries and lakes in Washington's waters. WHATi Washington Fish and Wildlife Comm~n meeting within the basin The In addition, the corn- W.tNiS 0a.mitomo SaimiS turday proposals - which mission will discussthe AFFREPO - a citizen committee and cover fishing seasons, recruitment for a new news@masoncoun com the public to develop daffy limits and other director of WDFW. The draft options for a new rules -- are available current director, Phil The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commis- sion will accept public comments on draft pol- icy options for manag- ing salmon fisheries in Willapa Bay during a meeting scheduled Dec. 12-13 in Tumwater. Also at the two-day meeting, the commis- sion will accept public comments on proposed changes to sportfishing rules in the Columbia River basin and consid- er adopting a statewide Game Management Plan for 2015-2021. The commission, a citizen panel appointed by the governor to set policy for the Washing- ton Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), will convene at the Cap- ital Events Center, 6005 Tyee Drive SW. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 and 8 a.m. the following day. An agenda for the meeting is available at wdfw.wa.gov/ commission. Since late October, state fishery managers have been working with policy to address conser- vation and fishery objec- tives for Willapa Bay salmon fisheries. During the commis- sion meeting, WDFW staffwill provide a brief- ing on the development of the new draft policy options and outline ad- ditional opportunities for the public to partici- pate in the refinement of the proposed policy. After receiving the briefing, the commis- sion will take public comment on the draft policy options, which will be available ear- ly next week on the department's web- site at wdfw.wa.gov/ conservation/fisheries/ willapa_bay_salmord. The commission is scheduled to hold an- other public hearing on the draft policy op- tions during its January meeting, and make a final decision in Febru- ary. A separate public hearing is also scheduled during the upcoming commission meeting on proposed sportfishing rule online at wdfw.wa.gov/ fishing/regulations/ rule_proposals/. The commission also will consider adopting the new six-year Game Management Plan, which will be used by the de- partment to guide man- agement of hunted spe- cies and development of hunting seasons through- out the state. Key issues addressed in the draft plan include hunter re- cruitment and retention, hunter access to private lands and predator/prey relationships. The draft 2015-2021 Game Management Plan is available for review on WDFW's website at wdfw.wa.gov/ conservation/game/2015 The website also includes information on the development of the plan. The commission also will receive briefings on the management and status of the lower Co- lumbia River sturgeon population, the Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account grants program and the North of Falcon policy, which provides Anderson, announced in August he is resigning from his position at the end of the year. All The Fun7 J== Our & To Advertise call 426-4412 Mason County This AT THE RANGE Non-Members Welcome Memberships Available December 11, Thursday 6:00 P.M. Winchester .22 Pistol Marksmanship 1130 plus rounds, bring any .22 pistol that's in safe operating condition. Serf-paced awards program. Build site alignment and trigger control skills and add patches to your shooting vest. $6.00 members $8.00 non-members. December 12, Friday 6:00 P.M. Bullseye .22 Pistol Target Shooting Firing 1O rounds on each of 6 targets from 50 feet. Excellent skill building for beginners and pros alike. $3.00 for members and $5.00 for non-members. Runs a little over an hour. December 13, Saturday 10:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M. Open Range Day The indoor range is open to the public, $12.00 per lane. You may share a lane with another person, one shooter at a time. One paper target included with fee, more available to purchase at $.25 a piece. Please bring all firearms unloaded and in a bag or box. Any pistol up to .44 magnum and .22 rifles, some pistol cartridge carbines ie. 9rm-a .38 special. December 16, Tuesday 6:00 P.M. PPC Series, a club friendly competition for beginning to advanced shooters. 48 round count event. You may shoot revolver, semi-auto, or both in .38 or 9mm and larger. One of MCSA's most popular events. $6.00 members, $8.00 non-members. December 18, Thursday 6:00 P.M. Winchester Defensive Pistol Marksmanship Program Develop shooting skills with your concealed carry firearm. 50 rounds or more, self paced awards style shooting program. All skill levels welcome..380 caliber and up $6.00 members, $8.00 for non-members. Coming up: December 20, 2014 2:00-6:00 P.M. MCSA Christmas Party see the special events page on our website for particulars. January 24 & 25, 2015 NRA Range Safety Officer course. $120.00. 10:(X) A.M. to 3:00 P.M. both days. Lunch provided. Space still available. See our website for more particulars. Do y~ know the thr~ rd~s d Ipm mfety? #I Always keep yo~ gun pointed in a safe direction. #2 Always keep your finger off lhc trigger until ready to shoot. #3 Always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use. MASON COUNTY SPORTSMAN' S ASSOCIATION W. 521 Business Park Rd., Shelton Message Phone 427-1102 www.masoncountysa.com for the week of December throuc h December 8, 2014 STAFF REPOFrr news@masoncoun com The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accept- ing grant applications through Feb. 28, ....... 2015 for volunteer that = -:ltshand wildlife. " WDFW currently expects from $1.1 to $1.36 million to be available for these grants, funded through the state's Aquatic Land Enhancement Account (ALEA), beginning July 1, 2015. Interested persons can apply at alea. fluidreview.com. Five major types of projects are funded through the program, although others may be considered. These proj- ect types include habitat restoration, scientific research/citizen science, pub- lic education, facility development and artificial fish production. Eligible applicants are individual citizens, non-profit organizations, schools (including universities), tribes and political subdivisions of the state such as conservation districts. For- profit businesses, and state and federal agencies are not eligible. Eligible appikants are:. Indi lual citizens, non-profit o nlzations, schools (includ'mg Funds are provided on a cost-reim- bursement basis and may not be used for salaries, wages, stipends or ben- efits. Grantees are required to follow state purchasing rules and report on their progress quarterly. For more information, visit the ALEA Grant Program website at wdfw. wa.gov/grants/alea/. We will close early 0 at 2 p.m, Friday, Dec. 12. MASON COUNTY ALLYN I Case Inlet 11 2:13am 0.1 12 2:54am 1.113 3:37am 2.314 4:24am 3.6 Thu9:20pm 15.1 Ffi9:58am 14.9 Sat10:37arn 14.7 Sun 11:18pm 14.5 3:49pm 6.5 4:43pm 6.0 5:40pro 5.36:35pm 4.4 8:18pm 10.8 9:19pm 10.0 10:31pm 9.511:54pm 9.4 15 5:19am 5.0 16 1:24am 9.8 17 2:47am 10.818 3:49am 12.0 Mort 11:59am 14.3 Tue @23am 6.1 Wed7:33am 7.0Tee8:40pro 7.6 7:231~ 3.4 12c41pm 14.1'. 1:211~ 14.1:.2:01pro 14.1 8.-O pm 22 8:@in 1.1o- 9"211 n 0.0 SHELTONt Oakland Bay 11 3:t9am. 0.0 1.0 4:43am 2:014 5:30am 3.1 Thu9:58pm 15.1 F. 10:36am 14.9 Sat11:15pm 14.7 See 11:56am 14.5 4:55pm 5.6 5:49pm 5.1 6:46pm 4.5 7:41pm 3.8 8:56pm 10.8 9:57pm 10.0 11. 39pm 9.5 15 12:32am 9.4 16 2:02am9.8 17 3:25am 10.8 18 4:27am 12.0 Mon 6:25am 4.3 Tue7:29am 5.3 Wed8:39am 6.1Thu9:46pm 6.6 12:37pm 14.3 1:19pm 14.1 1:59pm 14.1 2:39pm 14.1 8:29pm 2.9 9:11pm 1.9 9:50pro 0.9 10:27pm 0.0 UNIONI Hood Canal 11 1:09am 0.4 12 1:49am 1.5 13 2:30am 2.6 14 3:17am 3.8 Thu 8:39.am 12.7 Fn 9:18pm 12.4 Sat 9:56am 12.2 Sun 10:34pm 11.9 2:41pm 6.7 3:37pm 6.1 4:32pm 5.45:25pm 4.5 6:33pm 8.5 7:34pm 7.8 9:15pm 7.311:13pm 7.3 15 4:13am 5.0 16 12:41am 7.9 17 1:50am8.8 18 2:45am9.9 Mon 11:10prn 11.7 Tue 5:19pm 6.0 Wed 6:26arn 6.7 Thu 7:30am 7.2 6:13prn 3.4 11:45prn 11.612:19pm 11.512:53pm 11.5 6:57prn 2.3 7:38pm 1.2 8:18pm 0.1 THE SUN and THE MOON 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Sunrise 8:49am8:50am 8:51am 8:52am 8:52pm8:53am8:54am8:55am Sunset 5:22pm5:22pm 5:23pm 5:23pm 5:23pm5:23pm5:23prn 5:24pm Moonrise 10:54pm 11:53pm 1:53arn 2:55am3:58pm5:02am Moonset 12:02pm 12:29pm12:55prn 1:21pm 1:46pm2:14pm2:44pm3:18prn Third quarter December 14 t +journal Tidal Information courtesy NOAA I Astronomical Data courtesy U.S. Naval Observatory