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Applications to use state-owned aquatic lands: Orca-Straits District 
Fidalgo Bay near Anacortes, WA 


Applications for proposed leases or other uses for state-owned aquatic lands in the
Orca-Straits District

The Orca-Straits District includes the following counties:

  • Clallam
  • Island
  • Jefferson
  • Kitsap (North of Keyport and Bainbridge Island.
    Southern Kitsap County is in the Shoreline District.)
  • San Juan
  • Skagit
  • Snohomish
  • Whatcom 

DNR’s aquatic lands managers work with lessees and those with other authorizations to use these public aquatic lands with care—protecting habitat and, whenever possible, including opportunities for public access in their leases.

View approved use-authorization applications for Orca-Straits District.

appLICATIONS – Orca-Straits District

County Waterbody Applicant Name Type of Use
ClallamElwha River

National Park Service - Olympic National Forest

51-080978

Easement - Diversion Pump/Intake System
Elwha River

National Park Service - Olympic National Forest

51-080977

Easement - Outfall
Elwha River

National Park Service-Olympic National Forest

51-080979

Easement - Diversion Pump/Intake System

Clallam Bay

Straitside Resort

20-086383

Lease – Commercial Dock

Lake Southerland

Fisher Cove Campsite Trustees

20-A09496

Lease - marina
Sequim Bay

UMAMI Sea Vegetables

51-085348

Lease - Aquaculture
Strait of Juan de Fuca-Snow Creek

WDFW

20-084510

Lease - marina
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound, and Elliott Bay

The Seattle Aquarium

23-087263

Right of Entry  - Scientific/Educational Collection
Port Angeles Harbor

Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC DBA American
Gold Seafoods

20-087303

Harbor Area Lease – aquaculture support area
Port Angeles Harbor

City of Port Angeles

20-087677

Lease - boatlaunch
Sequim Bay

Bradley Biehl

23-087928

Right of Entry – Mooring Buoy License

Clallam Bay

Kim and Alene Hamilton

20-088802

Lease – Public Marina

Port Angeles Harbor

Port of Port Angeles

Number pending

Easement for business access
Strait of Juan de Fuca

Port of Port Angeles

22-A83897

Lease - Log Storage
Strait of Juan de Fuca

National Park Service

51-084555

Easement Amendment - Outfall
Sequim Bay

J&G Gunstone Clams Inc.

20-B09868

Lease - Aquaculture/Clams
Sequim Bay

J&G Gunstone Clams Inc.

20-B12800

Lease - Aquaculture/Clams
Port Angeles Harbor

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

23-092367

Right of Entry - Nearshore Restoration
IslandAdmiralty Inlet

Island County Public Works

51-088415

Easement - Storm Water Outfall

Saratoga Passage

Port of South Whidbey Island

20-085090

Lease Boundary Amendment – Public Marina

Admiralty Bay

PUD No. 1 of Snohomish County

20-088952

Lease – Pilot Tidal Energy

Admiralty Bay

PUD No. 1 of Snohomish County

51-088953

Easement – Pilot Tidal Energy

Port Susan

Cameron Foster

23-089288

License - Mooring Buoy
Guemes Channel

Port of Anacortes

23-089956

Right of Entry – Channel Dredging
Penn Cove

Roger Owner

23-090091

License - Mooring Buoy
Oak Harbor

City of Oak Harbor

51-090779

Easement - Outfall
Penn Cove

Captain Whidbey Inn

20-A11238

Lease - Commercial Dock
Oak Harbor

City of Oak Harbor

20-092215

Lease - Unused Outfall Pipe
JeffersonPort Townsend BayMcCarry Newell and Newell
20-082455
Lease – Dock
Quilcene Bay

Skokomish Indian Tribe

20-088832

Lease – Salmon Net Pen
Mystery Bay

Scott Swanter

23-081817

License - Mooring Buoy
Quilcene Bay

Coast Seafoods Company

20-B09560

Lease - Floating Aquaculture
Discovery Bay

Port Discovery Seafarms

20-B12744

Lease - Floating Oyster Aquaculture
KitsapHidden Cove, Port Madison

Bainbridge Island Metro Parks and Recreation

20-091410

Lease - Dock
Eagle Harbor

Richard Burke

20-A12118

Lease – Marina
Eagle Harbor

Gregg E. Magnuson

20-A11891

Lease - Float
Eagle Harbor

City of Bainbridge Island

20-085592

Lease - Commercial Dock and OWMAA
Dyes Inlet - Barker Creek

The Suquamish Tribe

20-090866

Lease - Clams
Dyes Inlet - Erlands Point

The Suquamish Tribe

20-090865

Lease - Clams
Port Gamble Bay

Pope Resources LP/OPG Properties LLC

51-092589

Easement - Sediment Cleanup
San JuanReads Bay / Lopez Sound

Philip David Dubois

23-089056

Mooring Buoy License
Harney Channel

Bayhead Point Owners Association

20-A12761

Lease
Peavine Pass

Blakely Island Marina

20-B12560

Lease
Rosario Strait

Sea Acres Subdivision No. 1

20-B12371

Lease
Kings Ransome Cove

David Morrison

23-085301

Mooring Buoy License
Haro Strait

Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (Battelle Memorial Institute)

Number pending

Right of Entry- scientific buoy
Griffin Bay

Cattle Point Water District

51-A70427

Easement - Desalination System
Friday HarborCannery Village Marina

20-011895

Maintenance Approval - Private Marina
Haro StraitKing's Ransome Cove

23-088688

Mooring Buoy License
West SoundWest Sound Marina Inc

20-B12555

Commercial Marina
Friday HarborBoard of Regents of UW

20-B10438

Private Marina
Fisherman BayEarl B. Diller Trust

20-A12861

Lease - Commercial Marina
Indian CoveCentury Tel of Washington

51-074720

Easement - Communication cable
San Juan ChannelCentury Tel of Washington

51-074695

Easement - Submarine communication cable
Reads Bay

Barrie Austin

23-090293

License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Mud BayBret Thornton
Number pending
Mooring buoy license
Friday HarborGerald and Nadine McCormick
23-090859
Mooring buoy license
Griffin BaySan Juan County Public Works

20-A12244

Aquatic lease - public barge landing/public access
Deer Harbor

Karl Kruger

Number pending

License - Mooring Buoy
Fisherman Bay

George Newbury

23-091145

Mooring Buoy License
Friday Harbor

Tom & Sandra Stevens

23-091609

License - Mooring Buoy
Harney Channel

Puddin'Head Park, a Condominium Association

20-A13593

Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
Reads Bay

Jean A Baker

23-091698

Mooring Buoy License
Friday Harbor

Contessa Leonard & John Wilson

23-091863

Mooring Buoy License
Roche Harbor

After Hunts LLC / Kirby McDonald

23-092162

Mooring Buoy License
Friday Harbor

David Williams

23-092189

Mooring Buoy License
Puget Sound

JOA Surveys, LLC

23-092551

Right of Entry - Tidal Gauge Installation
SkagitSkagit River

City of Anacortes

51-080849

Easement - Waterline
Baker River

Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

51-086747

Easement - Electrical Transmission Lines
Swinomish Channel

La Conner Associates LLC - 1, 2

22-A02724

Lease
Fidalgo Bay

Anacortes Marina Owners
Association

22-A02510

Lease
Turners Bay/
Similk Bay
DNR Creosote Removal ProjectRestoration
Harbor Area, Fidalgo Bay

BananaBelt Boats, LLC

22-084216

Lease
Guemes Channel

GEMS, LLC  (p. 1 of 2) , (p. 2 of 2)

22-A02335

JARPA application
Guemes Channel

Land Evolution Inc.

22-081319

Harbor Area Lease
Swinomish Channel

Port of Anacortes

23-086412

Right of Entry - Channel Dredging
Baker River and Baker Lake

Puget Sound Energy

51-077313

Easement - Baker Dam

Fidalgo Bay, Guemes Channel

Port of Anacortes

20-080024

Port Management Area Amendment – Public Port

Skagit River

Washington State Department of Transportation 

Number Pending

Easement - Bank Stabilization
Skagit River

Wildcat Steelhead Club

20-B12581

Lease - Private recreational dock
Skagit River

Hub Sportsman Association

20-B12267

Lease - Fishing boat moorage
Swinomish Channel

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

22-A02641

Lease - Public access deck and boat dock
Swinomish Channel

Town of La Conner

Number pending

Right of Entry - Bank Stability Maintenance
Skagit River

Washington State Department of Transportation

Number pending

Right of Entry - Bridge Replacement
Swinomish Channel

Town of La Conner

Number pending

Easement - waterfront boardwalk
Langley BayVince and Kelli Lang
23-090423
License -- recreational mooring buoy
Langley Bay

Charles Treichel

23-090421

License -- mooring buoy
Langley Bay

Michael Kruse

23-089205

License -- mooring buoy
Langley Bay

Virgil Hofkamp

23-089005

License -- mooring buoy
Skagit River

Skagit County PUD1

Number pending

Easement-overhead fiber optic cables
Swinomish ChannelCharles Hall
22-A02675
Harbor Line Lease - Private Marina
Miller Bay

Samuel Allen Bryant

23-090863

Mooring buoy license
Swinomish Channel

Gerald and Donna Blades

22-A02620

Harbor Area Lease
Fidalgo Bay

BananaBelt Boats, LLC

51-091104

Easement - Road Access
Guemes Channel

Northwest Straits Foundation

23-091655

Right of Entry - Bulkhead Removal Habitat Restoration
Langley Bay

Claude W Lampley

23-091696

Mooring buoy license
Swinomish Channel

Bruce McCaleb

22-A02692

Lease - Harbor Area Retail Business
Skagit River

Skagit County Parks and Recreation

20-B11544

Lease - Public Access
Samish River

Daniel James Costanti

20-B12830

Lease - Private Marina
Fidalgo Bay

City of Anacortes

22-A02664

Harbor Area Lease - Commercial Marina
Fidalgo Bay

City of Anacortes

51-092332

Easement - Access
Langley Bay

Michael & Keri Hoffman

23-091144

License - Mooring Buoy
Swinomish Channel

Rick and Kay Trelstad

22-A02665

Lease - Residential Ramp and Float
Guemes CHannelLovric's Landing LLC

20-A02606

Harbor Area Lease - Commercial marina
SnohomishSnohomish River

WSDOT

51-086639

Easement - New Bridge
Snohomish River

City of Everett Parks and Recreation

20-012646

Lease
Snohomish River, Ebey SloughWSDOTEasement
Possession Sound, Gedney Island

Kevin Lessig

23-086610

Mooring Buoy License

Lake Chaplain

City of Everett Public Works Dept.

51-085045

Easement
Ebey SloughVerizon CommunicationsEasement
Hat Slough and Stillaguamish River

Wave Division Holdings 1 LLC

51-080515

Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossing
Hat Slough and Stillaguamish River

Verizon NW

51-080729

Easement - Telephone Cable
Skykomish River

Snohomish County PUD #1

51-085586

Easement - Power Lines and Fiber Optic Cable
Ebey Slough

Lake Stevens Sewer District

51-079458

Easement - Outfall
Possession Sound

Tulalip Utilities Authority

51-076085

Easement - Outfall
Stillaguamish River

City of Stanwood

51-081674

Easement - Outfall
Pilchuck River

French Slough Flood Control District

51-088194

Easement - Flood Fencing
Lake Goodwin

Snohomish County Parks & Recreation

20-088386

Lease - Public Park
Snohomish RiverCity of Snohomish

51-088562

Easement - Sewer Forcemain
Wallace River

Northwest Pipeline GP

51-089904

Easement - Pipeline maintenance
Lake Stevens

Snohomish County Parks and Recreation

20-A12520

Lease - Public park
Snohomish River

Washington State Department of Transportation

Number pending

Right of Entry — Geotechnical Borings
East Waterway

Foss Maritime Company

Number pending

Right of Entry - Sediment Borings
Union Slough

Buse Timber and Sales Inc.

20-B12625

Lease - Log raft booming/log dewatering facility
Steamboat and Union Sloughs

Port of Everett

23-091174

Right of Entry – Estuary Restoration Project
Port Gardner Bay

Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. and the City of Everett

51-072799

Easement Amendment - Outfall Pipeline
Wallace River & Sultan River

Northwest Pipeline LLC

51-089904

Easement - Natural Gas
Pilchuck River

Snohomish County Public Works

51-091541

Easement - Bridge Crossing
Sultan River

City of Sultan

51-092191

Easement - Pedestrian/Bicycle/Utilities Bridge
Puget Sound

Department of Fish and Wildlife

22-A02397

Harbor Area Lease - Public Access Pier
WhatcomStrait of Georgia

Pacific International Terminals

20-013265

Lease - Bulk Cargo Terminal
Semiahmoo Bay

City of Blaine

51-072606

Easement - Waste Outfall
Bellingham Bay

Department of Ecology

23-085991

Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
 Bellingham Bay

City of Bellingham

22-084455

Harbor Area Lease - Overwater Walkway

Bellingham Bay/

Chuckanut Bay

The Burlington Northern and
Santa Fe Railway Company

22-A02140

Lease
South Fork Nooksack
River

Whatcom Co. Public Works Dept.

23-085994

Right of Entry
Nooksack River

City of Ferndale

51-085967

Easement - Outfall
Nooksack River

City of Everson

51-087231

Easement - Outfall
Baker River and Baker Lake

Puget Sound Energy

51-077313

Easement - Baker Dam
Dakota Creek

Harbor Shores LLC

51-087287

Easement - Sewer Main
Sumas River

City of Sumas

51-070838

Easement - Waste Outfall
Lake Whatcom

Sudden Valley Community Association

20-B09745

Lease - Recreation dock, boat ramps

Bellingham Bay

City of Bellingham

22-002351, 22-002483

Modifications to existing leases for public access park
Nooksack River

City of Everson

51-072477

Easement - Outfall
Bellingham Bay

Port of Bellingham

51-089568

Easement - Environmental Cleanup
Bellingham Bay - Whatcom Waterway

Port of Bellingham

20-092231

Waterway Permit - Commerce and Navigation
Bellingham Bay

Port of Bellingham

51-092284

Easement - Sediment Remediation

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Orca Straits District
360-856-3500
aquaticleasing.orca@dnr.wa.gov

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