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.
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.