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.