Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

August 26, 2004

Neah Bay closes to salmon fishing beginning Sept. 3

Action: Neah Bay (Marine Area 4) closes to salmon fishing

Effective dates: 11:59 p.m., Sept. 2, 2004

Species affected: All salmon

Location: Marine Area 4 (Neah Bay)

Other Information: Final catch numbers will be assessed and additional salmon fishing opportunities, if any, will be announced no later than Sept. 10. Salmon fishing rules in Marine Areas 1-3 remain unchanged.

Reason for action: The coho salmon quota is expected to be reached.

Information contact: Pat Pattillo, (360) 902-2705 or Fish Program Customer Service, (360) 902-2700.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the