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

August 30, 2007

Marine Area 1 re-opens for salmon fishing

Action: Catch Record Card Area 1 will be open 7 days per week.

Effective dates: Sept. 2 through Sept. 30, 2007

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon.

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

Reasons for action: The coho quota for Catch Record Card Area 2 can afford a transfer to catch Record Area 1 in order to re-open Area 1.

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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