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

July 26, 2019

Update to daily limit for salmon on a section of the Columbia River

Action: Corrects the daily limit for salmon on a section of the Columbia River from Rocky Point/Tongue Point upstream to West Puget Island as listed in the 2019-20 Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. The corrected daily limit is 6 fish; up to 1 adult salmon may be retained.

Effective date: Aug. 1 through Aug. 20, 2019

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: From a line from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to the navigation light at Tongue Point on the Oregon bank upstream to a line at the west end of Puget Island projected from green navigation marker 39 on the Washington bank to green navigation marker 41 then to red navigation marker 42 and terminating at red navigation marker 44A on the Oregon bank.

Reason for action: As part of the joint state fishery plan established through the North of Falcon process, the daily limit for this section was agreed to be 6 fish; up to 1 adult salmon may be retained.

Additional information: Anglers fishing in this section of the Columbia River on these dates must release all salmon and steelhead other than Chinook and hatchery coho.

Beginning Aug. 21, 2019, the Columbia River fall seasons and daily limits listed in the 2019-2020 Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet are correct and consistent with regulations and joint state plans.

Information contact: Region 5, 360-696-6211.

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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