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 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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