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

September 4, 2009

Marine Area 1 to re-open for salmon fishing

Action: Marine Area 1 will reopen to salmon fishing seven days a week starting Sept. 7.

Effective date: Sept. 7, through Sept. 30, 2009.

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon

Location: Marine Area 1 from Leadbetter Point to Cape Falcon, Oregon.

Reason for action: The Marine Area 1 coho sub-area quota has enough coho left over to provide more angling opportunity.

Other information: Marine Area 1 will remain open through Sept. 30, unless the quota is reached before that date.

Information contact: Doug Milward, Ocean salmon fisheries manager (360) 902-2739.


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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