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

September 29, 2010

Quilcene/Dabob Bay salmon fishery to close Oct. 2

Action: Closes the Quilcene/Dabob Bay salmon fishery.

Effective Dates: Oct. 2 through Oct. 15, 2010.

Species affected: Salmon

Location: That portion of Marine Area 12 north of a line true east from Point Whitney to the Toandos Peninsula.

Reason for action: The coho run is low and the hatchery has not collected enough fish to meet egg-take goals.

Other Information: The fishery will re-open if egg-take needs are met. This area will re-open under Area 12 regulations beginning Oct. 16, 2010.

Information contacts: Steve Thiesfeld, Puget Sound Salmon Manager, 360-902-2715

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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