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

August 22, 2007

Marine Area 1 to close to salmon fishing

Action: Catch Record Area 1 closes to salmon fishing after Saturday August 26. Catch Record Areas 2, 3 and 4 will remain open 7 days per week

Effective dates: August 26 to September 16

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon.

Location: Catch Record Area 1 from Leadbetter Point to Cape Falcon Oregon.

Reasons for action: The coho quota for Catch Record Area 1 has been caught.

Information contact: Doug Milward, Ocean salmon fisheries manager (360) 902-2183

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 chang