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

August 30, 2012

Changes to ocean salmon season - Marine Areas 1 and 2

Action: Anglers can keep up to 2 hatchery or wild coho as part of their 2 salmon daily limit in Marine Area 1. Anglers can keep up to 1 hatchery or wild coho as part of their 2 salmon daily limit in Marine Area 2.

Effective date: For Marine Area 1: 12:01 a.m. Sept. 3 through Sept, 30, 2012. For Marine Area 2: 12:01 a.m. Sept. 1 through Sept. 23, 2012

Species affected: Coho salmon.

Location: Marine Areas 1 and 2

Reason for action: Sufficient quota and guideline remain in ocean areas to allow expanded salmon angling opportunity.

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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