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Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2023
The Whatcom County Council has quietly amended their 2-stroke ban to basically allow some 2-stroke motors to legally use the lake. Here's the amendment: CARBURATED TWO-STROKE ENGINES ARE PROHIBITED ON LAKE WHATCOM UNLESS THEY ARE CERTIFIED AND…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Jul 26, 2023.
Fellow Anglers Concerned about our Non-Native Game Fish (NNGF), Please see the attached WDFW News Release for the opportunity to provide your comments on the NNGF Policy. Please send this to everyone you know that might help. Non-native game fish…Continue
Started by BigBass Dez Mar 14, 2021.
Joel has spearheaded the "Save Washington State Bass fishing" nonprofit. Here's his latest post:Following is the update on our bill Senate Bill 6450 and House Bill 2666. Your support has been fantastic and we are going to push forward with this…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Feb 21, 2020.
Here's a followup:Hello to all and thank you for your support on getting a Warm Water Advisory Committee established here in Washington State. Here is the status of our bill SB 6450 and HB 2666. SB 6450 was unanimously approved by the Senate…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Feb 7, 2020.
This week we have had a positive response to our Bill in the Senate and hoping for the same in the House. This is a long process and we NEED everyone to go to the following links and click on the 'Support' button at each link. We only had 5 people…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd. Last reply by Dan Anderson Feb 4, 2020.
After looking back over such items as the two-stroke ban, AIS program, and now HB 1579, I guess the politically correct thing to say is I'm disappointed.We had seven people speak on behalf of the new warm water limits, one person literally drove…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Jan 17, 2020.
LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR Week 166th LegislatureJanuary 13 – 17, 2020January 14, 2020 12 Noon - Governor’s State of the State AddressListed below are the legislative committee activities individuals interested in Warm Water Fisheries should be following…Continue
Started by Dan Anderson Jan 14, 2020.
My post disappeared, so I'll restate it. The council public hearing scheduled for the 14th will deal with modifying the current ordinance to place wake boats at least 300 feet from the shore line on Lake Samish. Currently, there is no…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Jan 10, 2020.
This started as a ban on wake boats, which have been eroding the shoreline when being driven too close to shore. At the time, I didn't think much of it, actually thought it might be a good thing, considering how annoying they can be, but now the…Continue
Started by Joe Boyd Jan 5, 2020.