THE FOLLOWING IS A WDFW EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE
Baker Lake to open for sockeye
Action: Open Baker Lake to fishing for and retaining sockeye salmon
Effective date: July 10, 2021 until further notice
Species affected: Sockeye salmon
Location: Baker Lake(Whatcom Co): Catch record card code: 825
Rule: Daily limit 1 sockeye only. Min. size 18”.
Anglers may fish with two poles with the purchase of a Two-Pole Endorsement.
Each angler aboard a vessel may deploy salmon angling gear until the daily salmon limit for all anglers aboard has been achieved.
Reason for action: The 2021 sockeye preseason forecast indicates sufficient returns to allow for a harvest season.