Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Puget Sound Commercial
Fisheries Hotline
Message # 2 - July 30, 2008

Puget Sound Commercial Fisheries Hotline Message Number 2
Recorded Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 at 1:30 PM

The 2008 Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Regulation pamphlet was mailed the week of June 15th. If you have not received a copy please contact (360) 902-2700 and ask for a copy or check our web site where one may be downloaded at: http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/commercial/salmon/

Fishers are reminded that a Fish Friendly certification card will be required to participate in any Area 7 or 7A commercial salmon fisheries. Contact Jeromy Jording at (360) 902-2717 if you need to attend a workshop to get a card. A schedule of Fish Friendly workshops is also available at the previously listed web address.

Area 7 and 7A sockeye fisheries are not posted on this hotline so you need to check the National Marine Fisheries Hotline at (888) 858-9319.

In addition to Fish Friendly cards, please be aware of specific gear requirements during Area 7 and 7A sockeye openings:

  • Gillnets require “Seabird Strips” to participate.
  • Purse Seines are required to brail and have an operational recovery box aboard to participate.
  • Reef nets are required to have Puget Sound Reef Net Logbooks aboard to retain any marked Chinook.

If you suspect an error in this message or have questions please contact Jeromy Jording at (360) 902-2717.

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