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

August 27, 2010

Portion of Marine Area 4 to re-open to salmon fishing

Action: Opens waters of Makah Bay east of the 124 degrees, 41 minutes line, which is approximately from Waatch Point to Anderson Point.

Effective Dates: Immediately

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Marine Area 4, waters of Makah Bay east of the 124 degrees, 41 minutes line which is approximately from Waatch Point to Anderson Point.

Reason for action: The Makah National Fish Hatchery is now expected to make egg-take goals for Chinook.

Other Information: Marine areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 are open seven days a week. The daily limit is 2 salmon, except release wild coho in all areas, release chum in Area 4, and release Chinook in Area 4 east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line.

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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