Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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July 7, 2021

Salmon Fishing Suspended in Marine Area 7

Action: Closes salmon fishing.

Effective date: July 8, 2021, until further notice.

Species affected: All Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 7

Reason for action: Estimates of landed catch to date indicate that anglers have caught the allotted mark-selective Chinook quota (1382) agreed to in this year's List of Agreed Fisheries (LOAF). WDFW Staff will continue analyzing the data collected throughout the fishery and will reevaluate if there are remaining impacts for future opportunities.

Additional Information: The Bellingham Bay fishery as described in the 2021-22 Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet will continue as planned.

Information contact: Fish Program, 360 902-2700

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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