25th August Last Day For Chinook Retention In Marine Area 11
Marine Area 11 to close to Chinook retention; angling for salmon from a boat to open daily
Action: Release all Chinook. It is permissible to fish for salmon from a vessel seven days per week.
Effective date: Aug. 26 through Sept. 30, 2019.
Species affected: Salmon.
Location: Marine Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon Island).
Reason for action: The Marine Area 11 Chinook quota is expected to be reached by the end of the day Aug. 25, 2019. These measures are consistent with co-manager agreed to fisheries.
Anglers were previously limited to fishing for salmon from a vessel (five days per week) to meet conservation goals for wild fish and extend the hatchery Chinook fishery.
Additional information: Salmon daily limit 2. No min. size. Release all Chinook.
Please see the 2019/2020 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for additional rules beginning July 1 or visit the WDFW website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations.
Information contact: David Stormer, Puget Sound recreational salmon manager, 360-902-0058; or Mark Baltzell, Puget Sound salmon manager, 360-902-2807