THE FOLLOWING IS AN EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE FROM THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
Chinook Retention Suspended in Marine Area 10
Action: Suspends retention of Chinook Salmon.
Effective date: 12:00 AMAugust 22 through August 31, 2021
Species affected: Chinook Salmon
Location: Marine Area 10, except Sinclair Inlet Fishery area
Rule: Salmon daily limit 2. No min. size. Release chum and Chinook.
Reason for action: The sublegal size encounter limit for the Chinook mark selective fishery has been reached. The area is closing to Chinook retention, but fishing for coho and pink salmon remains open.
Additional Information: This rule does not effect year round fishing piers – Bremerton Boardwalk, Illahee State Park Pier, Seacrest Pier, and Waterman Pier.