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

August 3, 2021

Marine Area 2 to open 7 days per week for salmon fishing

Action: Marine Area 2 will be open seven days per week through Sept. 15.

Effective date: Aug. 6 through Sept. 15

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 2.

Rules: Daily limit 2, no more than 1 of which may be a Chinook. Chinook min. size 22". Coho min. size 16". Release wild coho.

Additional information: Grays Harbor Control Zone is closed beginning Aug. 9.

Regulations for Areas 2-1 and 2-2 are listed in the Washington Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet.

Marine Areas 1 through 4 are scheduled to close Sept. 15, but areas could close earlier if quotas are met.

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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