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

September 9, 2014

Anglers fishing off Ilwaco can keep up to two chinook, retain both hatchery and wild coho

Action: In Marine Area 1 the daily limit will change to allow retention of wild coho and up to two chinook in the two salmon daily limit.

Effective date: Immediately

Species affected: Coho and chinook salmon

Location: Marine Area 1 (Ilwaco).

Reason for action: Enough quota remains in Area 1 ocean sport sub-area coho quota to allow wild coho retention as part of the daily limit in Area 1 and enough quota remains in the overall ocean chinook quota to allow two chinook in the two salmon daily limit.

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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