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

September 12, 2011

Portion of Marine Area 4 to close to salmon fishing Sept.13

Action: Closes waters of Makah Bay east of the 124 degrees, 41 minutes line, which is approximately from Waatch Point to Anderson Point.

Effective Dates: Sept, 13 through Sept. 18, 2011

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Marine Area 4, waters of Makah Bay east of the 124 degrees, 41 minutes line which is approximately from Waatch Point to Anderson Point.

Reason for action: The Makah National Fish Hatchery is not expected to make egg-take goals for chinook if normally scheduled fisheries occur. A sport closure around the river mouth is necessary.

Information contacts: Doug Milward, Ocean Salmon Fisheries Manager (360) 902-2739.

Fishers must have a current