Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

November 5, 2021

Kennedy Creek mouth opens for chum

Action: Opens salmon retention.

Effective date: Nov. 6 through Nov. 30, 2021

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Kennedy Creek (Mason Co.); from the mouth (500 yards east of the northbound Hwy. 101 Bridge) to northbound 101 Bridge. CRC (754)

Rule: Salmon; min size 12". Daily limit 2. Release wild Chinook and wild Coho.

Reason for action: Chum returns have exceeded preseason projections and are large enough to allow recreational chum retention while still meeting escapement goals.

Additional information: Marine Area 13 is also allowing chum retention beginning Nov. 6. Please see the Fishing Rule Change posted at https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/ for additional information regarding Marine Area 13.

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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