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

September 29, 2006

LaPush late season area is open for two chinook

Action: The "LaPush Late Season Area", a portion of Marine Area 3, is open for retention of two Chinook as part of the two salmon daily limit.

Effective dates: October 1-8, 2006.

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Location: That portion of Marine Area 3 north of 4750'00"N. latitude and south of 480'00"N. latitude referred to as the "LaPush Late Season Area" in the sportfishing rules pamphlet.

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

Other information: The LaPush Late Season fishery will close beginning at 12:01am on October 9 as previously scheduled.

Information Contact: Tim Flint, (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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