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

August 24, 2004

Wild coho retention allowed in Westport beginning Aug. 29

Action: Allow the retention of all legal size coho in the recreational fishery in Area 2 beginning Aug. 29 through September 19 or 10,000 fish quota.

Effective dates: Aug. 29 through September 19, 2004

Species affected: Coho

Location: Marine Area 2

Reason for action: A non-selective coho fishery with a reduced quota beginning August 29 will improve the quality of the fishery and stay within allowable impact levels on wild coho.

Other information: All other regulations including daily limit and size restrictions remain in effect.

Information contact: Doug Milward (360) 902-2739, or Pat Pattillo (360) 902-2705.

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