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

August 23, 2013

Anglers will be allowed two chinook salmon in marine areas 1, 3 and 4

Action: In Catch Record Card Areas1, 3 and 4 the daily limit will change to 2 salmon.

Effective Dates: Friday Aug. 23, 2013

Species affected: Chinook salmon

Location: Catch Record Card Areas 1 (Ilwaco), 3 (LaPush) and 4 (Neah Bay) west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line.

Reason for action: Enough quota remains in overall ocean sport chinook quota to allow the daily limit to include 2 chinook in all four ocean areas.

Other information: The daily limit in the Westport area is already 2 salmon.

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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