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

June 20, 2008

Daily limit to increase to two chinook per day in Marine Areas 1, 2, 3, and 4

Action: The daily salmon limit in Catch Record Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 will increase to two Chinook per day.

Effective dates: Beginning June 21, 2008

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Location: Catch Record Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 from the mouth of the Columbia River to the Sekiu River.

Reasons for action: Sufficient Chinook remain on the quotas to allow liberalization to 2 Chinook per day.

Other Information: All other regulations remain unchanged.

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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