Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

August 17, 2011

Salmon fishing off Westport returns to five days a week

Action: Changes open days in Marine Area 2 from 7-days-per-week to Sundays through Thursdays only.

Effective date: Aug. 19, 2011

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon.

Location: Marine Area 2

Reason for action: Insufficient quota and guideline remain in Marine Area 2 to continue a 7-day-per-week fishery.

Information Contact: Doug Milward 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.

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