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

August 24, 2011

Changes to ocean salmon season

Action: Change daily bag limit in Catch Record Card Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 to two salmon, release chinook and wild coho.

Beginning Monday Aug. 29 Marine Area 2 will be open 7 days a week.

Effective Dates: Aug. 29 through Sept. 30 2011, in Marine Area 1 and Aug. 29 through Sept. 18, 2011 in Marine Areas 2, 3 and 4.

Species affected: Chinook and coho Salmon

Location: Catch Record Card Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4

Reason for Action: There is not enough chinook in the quota to allow retention.

Other information: Marine Areas 1, 3 and 4 are already open 7 days a week.

Information contacts: Doug Milward

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the