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CHINOOK LIMIT INCREASE TO TWO AT NEAH BAY (MARINE AREA 4)

posted by Mike on 07/12/2018

Anglers may retain two chinook daily in Neah Bay beginning July 14

Action: Anglers will be allowed to retain two chinook as part of their salmon daily limit in Marine Area 4 beginning Saturday, July 14. The current limit is two salmon, no more than one of which may be a chinook, release wild coho.

Effective date:July 14, 2018.

Species affected:Chinook.

Location: Marine Area 4 (Neah Bay).

Reason for action:The fishery in Neah Bay has caught a significant portion of its coho quota, and sufficient chinook remain in the area's guideline to allow retention of two chinook per day.

Additional information: In accordance with previously announced rules, release wild coho. Beginning Aug. 1, anglers fishing west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line in Area 4 must release chum while those fishing east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line must release chum and chinook.

Regulations for Marine Areas 1, 2, and 3 remain unchanged.

The daily limits in Marine Areas 1 and 2 remain at two salmon, no more than one of which may be a chinook, release wild coho.

The daily limit in Marine Area 3 remains two salmon, release wild coho.

Anglers can check WDFW's webpage at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/creel/ocean/ for updates on the recreational ocean salmon fisheries.

Information contact: Wendy Beeghley, ocean salmon manager, (360) 249-1215.

 

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