Chinook Limit Increases To 2 In Marine Area 9
Chinook daily limits increase to 2 fish in Marine Area 9
Action: Allows retention of up to 2 hatchery Chinook.
Effective date: Aug. 7 through Aug. 15, 2020
Species affected: Chinook salmon
Location: Marine Area 9
Rule: Salmon; Chinook - min. size 22". Other salmon species ? no min. size. Daily limit 2. Release chum, wild coho, and wild Chinook.
Reason for action: Sufficient recreational harvest quota remains available to allow for an increased daily limit of Chinook. Current projections indicate the fishery will remain within allowed ESA impacts.
Additional information: Anglers are reminded to check for fishery updates at https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/.
The Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet can be found at http: //www.eregulations.com/washington/fishing/.
Information contact: Fish Program 360-902-2700.