Rule to Change: Marine Area 10 Shilshole Bay Closure July 1-Aug31
New Rule Proposal: Move the closure line further east to allow for a greater harvest of surplus Issaquah hatchery Chinook.
Why the change is needed: Issaquah hatchery has been having a surplus of Chinook in part due to limited fishing opportunity in saltwater where the fish congrate prior to entering fresh water.
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Submitted by: MCMAINS, ROBERT W — RENTON, WA
Date submitted: 04/26/2012
WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation
Not Recommended for further consideration Reference ID: DFW562316
Reasons not recommended for further consideration
Salmon, goes through the North of Falcon process This proposal deals with salmon. Salmon seasons are set through the Pacific Fisheries Management Council/North of Falcon process. This process adopts a cohesive set of rules for sport and commercial salmon fisheries, from ocean fisheries to those inside Puget Sound including freshwater fisheries each year during March and April.
Your proposal will be provided to the manager(s) responsible for this species so that it can be considered during the appropriate rulemaking process.
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