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

September 16, 2003

Four fish daily limit extended in Marine Areas 5, 6, and 9

Action: Extends the four salmon daily limit in Marine Areas 5, 6, and 9 beginning September 1, 2003 through September 15, 2003.

Areas 5 and 6 - Daily limit 4 salmon, no more than 2 may be coho. Release chinook, chum, and wild coho.

Area 9 - Daily limit 4 salmon, no more than 2 may be coho. Release chinook and chum.

Effective Date: September 1, 2003 through September 15, 2003.

Species affected: Pink salmon

Location: Marine areas 5, 6, and 9.

Reason for action: Returns of pink salmon are greater than originally forecast.

Information contact: Steve Thiesfeld, Puget Sound Recreational Salmon Fishery Biologist. (369) 902-2715

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing