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

August 16, 2013

Coho and pink salmon fishing opens south of Foulweather Bluff, Olele Point

Action: Opens salmon fishing.

Effective Date: 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet), south of a line from Foulweather Bluff to Olele Point.

Reason for action: This area is closed during the chinook mark-selective fishery in compliance with state and tribal management plans. Recent estimates indicate there is no chance of re-opening the chinook fishery and this area can now be opened for coho and pink salmon fishing.

Other information: Daily limit is 2 salmon plus 2 additional pink. Release chinook and chum. Shoreline anglers are reminded to respect private property adjacent to Salsbury Point Park. Anglers should consult the Fishing in Washington, Sports Fishing Rules pamphlet for specific regulations for the Edmonds Fishing Pier.

Information contact: Ryan Lothrop, (360) 902-2808

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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