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

August 16, 2007

Marine Areas 2, 3, and 4 to open seven days a week for salmon fishing

Action: Catch record areas 2, 3 and 4 will be open 7 days per week.

Effective dates: August 17 to September 16.

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon.

Location: Catch record areas 2, 3 and 4 from Leadbetter Point to the Sekiu River.

Reasons for action: Sufficient salmon remain on the quotas to allow liberalization to 7 days per week.

Information contact: Doug Milward, ocean salmon fisheries manager.

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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