Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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August 12, 2021

Elliott Bay open to salmon fishing

Action: Opens Elliott Bay salmon season.

Effective date: 12 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13 through 12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16,, 2021.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Inner Elliott Bay waters, east of a line from Pier 91 to Duwamish Head.

Rule: Salmon daily limit is 2. Chinook minimum size is 22". Release chum.

Reason for action: In-season updates indicate that higher than expected returns will allow for an additional weekend of fishing opportunity in Elliott Bay.

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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