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

November 6, 2015

Grays Harbor (Area 2-2) remains closed to fishing for salmon and gamefish

Action: Fishing remains closed for salmon and gamefish.

Effective Date: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: Salmon and gamefish.

Location: Marine Area 2-2 Grays Harbor

Reason for action: In-season run size assessments conducted by WDFW indicate that coho run sizes are significantly below pre-season forecasts. Conservation objectives may not be achieved for coho if this action is not taken.

Other information: WDFW will continue to monitor the progress of the Grays Harbor Coho run.

Information contact: Mike Scharpf, (360) 249-1205

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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