THE FOLLOWING IS A RULE CHANGE NOTICE FROM THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
Marine Area 2 anglers may keep 2 Chinook
Action: Up to 2 Chinook may be retained.
Effective date: August 21 through September 15, 2021
Species affected: Salmon
Location: Marine Area 2
Rules: Salmon: Daily limit 2. Chinook – min. size 22”. Coho – min. size 16”. Release wild coho.
Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains available to allow retention of 2 Chinook salmon per angler while meeting the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan goal of recreational salmon fishing into September in Marine Area 2.
Additional information: Marine Area 2 remains open 7 days per week.
Grays Harbor Control Zone is closed beginning August 9.
Regulations for Areas 2-1 and 2-2 are listed in the Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet.
Marine Areas 1 through 4 are scheduled to close Sept. 15, but areas could close earlier if quotas are met.