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

September 2, 2011

Lummi Bay Salmon Closure

Action: Closes waters of Marine Area 7 east of a line from Gooseberry Point to Sandy Point for salmon fishing.

Effective Dates: Sept. 5, 2011 through Oct. 15, 2011.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Waters east of a line from Gooseberry Point to Sandy Point.

Reason for action: This regulation implements agreement between the department and treaty tribes to reduce potential conflict between recreational anglers and tribal fishers.

Information contacts: Tara Livingood, Puget Sound recreational salmon fishery manager, 360-902-2592.

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. Fishi