Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

August 3, 2011

Chinook salmon daily limit change in Marine Areas 1 and 2

Action: Anglers can keep up to 2 chinook as part of their 2 salmon daily limit in marine areas 1 and 2, release wild coho.

Effective Dates: Aug. 7, through Aug. 13, 2011

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Marine areas 1 and 2

Reason for Action: Enough chinook remain in the quota to liberalize the chinook daily limit to two per day.

Other information: Marine Areas 1, 2, 3, and 4 are open to fishing 7 days per week with a 2 salmon daily limit, release wild coho.

Information contacts: Doug Milward, Ocean salmon fisheries manager (360) 902-2739.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.