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

August 20, 2021

Chinook Retention Suspended in Marine Area 10

Action: Suspends retention of Chinook Salmon.

Effective date: 12:00 AM August 22 through August 31, 2021

Species affected: Chinook Salmon

Location: Marine Area 10, except Sinclair Inlet Fishery area

Rule: Salmon daily limit 2. No min. size. Release chum and Chinook.

Reason for action: The sublegal size encounter limit for the Chinook mark selective fishery has been reached. The area is closing to Chinook retention, but fishing for coho and pink salmon remains open.

Additional Information: This rule does not effect year round fishing piers - Bremerton Boardwalk, Illahee State Park Pier, Seacrest Pier, and Waterman Pier.

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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