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

July 20, 2010

Marine Areas 2, 3, and 4 to open seven days a week for salmon fishing

Action: Marine areas 2, 3 and 4 will open 7 days per week.

Effective Dates: July 23, 2010 until further notice.

Species affected: Chinook, coho and pink salmon.

Location: Marine areas 2, 3 and 4.

Reason for action: Sufficient salmon remain on the quota to allow liberalization to 7 days per week.

Other Information: Marine area 1 is already open 7 days per week. In Marine Area 4 beginning Aug. 1 also release chinook east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line. Beginning Aug. 1 in Area 4 release chum.

Information contacts: 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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