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

September 2, 2020

Westport to open for salmon fishing 7 days per week, Chinook limit increasing

Action: Opens salmon fishery seven days per week; anglers may retain up to two Chinook as part of their two-salmon daily limit.

Effective date: Sept. 4, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2020.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 2.

Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains for Chinook and coho in Marine Area 2 to allow fishing seven days per week and to allow retention of more than one Chinook salmon in the daily limit.

Additional information: Chinook min. size 22", coho min. size 16". Daily limit of two salmon, release wild coho.

The Grays Harbor control zone remains closed.

Marine Areas 1 and 4 remain closed.

Marine Area 3 remains open daily through September 30, daily limit of two salmon, release chum and wild coho.

Information contact: WDFW Region 6 office, 360-249-4628

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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