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Offline millerwheeler

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Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« on: June 07, 2017, 07:00:40 PM »
I know of a few places where I can beach the boat and if wanted to shoot flounder / souls in super shallow water


My question is is this allowed ?

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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2017, 08:35:07 PM »
Nope, in the state of Washington only common carp are allowed to be harvested by bow and arrow. Only very rarely and with special permission do we get to even harvest grass carp.

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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2017, 04:38:46 PM »
Might be worth an email to WDFW. Page 98 of the Regs states: Bottomfish, tuna and mackerel - Hook and line angling, spearfishing, and bow and arrow fishing only. That actually sounds promising for flatfish.
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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2017, 04:41:02 PM »
Might be worth an email to WDFW. Page 98 of the Regs states: Bottomfish, tuna and mackerel - Hook and line angling, spearfishing, and bow and arrow fishing only. That actually sounds promising for flatfish.
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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2018, 08:29:27 PM »
Great idea just emailed them a d I'll call an officer tomorrow

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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2018, 09:42:14 PM »
Non gamefish that are in a open season should be good to go. :tup:

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Re: Are flounder aloud to be harvested with a bow
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2018, 06:17:20 PM »
Non gamefish that are in a open season should be good to go. :tup:

That s the answer I got.back from  fish and game

 

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