Westport Salmon Fishing Switches To 7 Days/Week, King Limit Upped …
THE FOLLOWING IS AN EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE FROM THE WASHIGNTON DEPARTMENT OF FIFSH AND WILDLIFE
Westport to open for salmon fishing 7 days per week, Chinook limit increasing
Action: Opens salmon fishery seven days per week; anglers may retain up to two Chinook as part of their two-salmon daily limit.
Effective date: Sept. 4, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2020.
Species affected: Salmon.
Location: Marine Area 2.
Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains for Chinook and coho in Marine Area 2 to allow fishing seven days per week and to allow retention of more than one Chinook salmon in the daily limit.
Additional information: Chinook min. size 22”, coho min. size 16”. Daily limit of two salmon, release wild coho.
The Grays Harbor control zone remains closed.
Marine Areas 1 and 4 remain closed.
Marine Area 3 remains open daily through September 30, daily limit of two salmon, release chum and wild coho.