Westport Salmon To Open 7 Days/Week, With 2nd King Allowed Starting Fri.

THE FOLLOWING IS AN EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE FROM THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

Action: Marine Area 2 will be open seven days per week through Sept. 3. Anglers may retain two chinook as part of daily limit of two salmon beginning Aug. 24.

DAVE ANDERSON SHOWS OFF A PAIR OF KINGS CAUGHT OUT OF WESTPORT IN A PREVIOUS SEASON. (YO-ZURI PHOTO CONTEST)

Effective date: Aug. 24, 2018

Species affected: Chinook and coho salmon

Location: Marine Area 2 (Westport)

Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains for both chinook and coho in Marine Area 2 to open salmon fishing seven days per week and to allow retention of more than one chinook salmon in the daily limit.

Additional information: Daily limit of two salmon, release wild coho. The Grays Harbor control zone remains closed as listed in the 2018-19 Washington Sportfishing rules pamphlet.

Marine areas 1 (Ilwaco) and 4 (Neah Bay) remain closed to salmon fishing.

Marine Area 3 (La Push) remains open with a daily limit of two salmon, release wild coho.

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