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

August 19, 2015

Neah Bay re-opens for chinook

Action: Anglers will be allowed to keep one chinook as part of their salmon daily limit in Marine Area 4.

Effective date: Aug. 21, 2015

Species affected: Chinook

Location: Marine Area 4, Neah Bay.

Reason for action: The fishery in Marine Area 4 still has some remainder on the chinook guideline to allow for one chinook as part of the daily limit.

Other information: Daily limit of two salmon, only one of which may be a chinook, plus two additional pink salmon. Release chum and wild coho.

Chinook may not be kept east of the Bonilla Tatoosh line.

The daily limit in Marine Area 1 will remain at two salmon only one of which may be a chinook, release wild coho.

The daily limit in Marine Area 2 will remain at two salmon, release wild coho.

The daily limit in Marine Area 3 will remain at two salmon only one of which may be a chinook, plus two additional pink, release wild coho.

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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