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

September 29, 2005

Chinook salmon limits modified in Marine Area 3

Action: LaPush Late Season daily limit liberalized to allow two chinook

Effective dates: September 28, 2005 through October 9, 2005

Species affected: Chinook

Location: LaPush Late Season Area (Waters of Marine Area 3 north of 4750'00"N latitude and south of 4800?00??N latitude).

Reasons for action: More angling opportunity can be provided while staying within the quota for chinook.

Other information: Two salmon bag limit. Release wild coho. The minimum size for chinook is 24 inches and the minimum size for coho is 16 inches.

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