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

August 12, 2005

Neah Bay daily bag limit liberalized to allow two Chinook (in ocean only)

Action: Two salmon bag limit in Marine Area 4 (Neah Bay)

Effective date: Beginning August 16, 2005

Species affected: Chinook

Location: Marine Area 4 west of the Bonilla Tatoosh line.

Reason for action: More angling opportunity can be provided while staying within quotas for chinook and coho.

Other information: Two salmon bag limit. Release chum and wild coho. Release chinook East of Bonilla Tatoosh line.

Information contact: Doug Milward Fish and Wildlife Biologist, 360-902-2739, Tim Flint, Statewide Salmon Manager, 360-902-2728.

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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