Please Contact the Members of the
Next week, the Island County Commission will consider a proposal that would impose a total ban on shooting at Deer Lagoon. Hunters at Deer Lagoon have an impeccable safety record and have protected this important waterfowl habitat for decades. This prohibition would end waterfowl hunting, a popular and established tradition in Deer Lagoon.
Commissioners have reported that they will base any restrictions on the “reasonable likelihood” that hunters will endanger people, their domestic animals or property. This is apparently based solely on the reported fears of some property owners in the area. The unfounded and physics-defying complaints have prompted Commissioners John Dean and Angie Homola to endorse a ban.
A similar ban was proposed on
A public hearing will be held on Monday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. at Freeland Hall located at
Please make plans to attend this hearing and make your voices heard! If you are unable to attend, please contact the members of the