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

September 10, 2015

Wild coho retention prohibited in Marine Area 4

Action: In Catch Record Card Area 4 the daily limit will change to prohibit retention of wild coho in daily salmon limits.

Effective date: Sept. 11, 2015

Species affected: Coho salmon

Location: Marine Area 4 (Neah Bay)

Reason for action: Insufficient quota remains to allow wild coho retention as part of daily limit.

Other information: The daily limit in Marine Area 4 will be two salmon, only one of which may be a chinook, plus two additional pink salmon, release wild coho salmon and chum salmon. Chinook may not be retained east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line.

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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