Rules Category: Eastern Washington and Columbia Region Freshwater
Species covered in proposed rule • Other
Other Description Chinook Salmon
Rule to Change: SALMON minimum size 12". Daily limit 6. Up to 2 may be adult SALMON
New Rule Proposal: You must fish for only 4 hours for salmon each day but you can keep any chinook salmon over 12 inches long that you catch.
Why the change is needed: So fisherman can catch more fish
Names of individuals or groups with whom you have discussed this change: No input given
Describe their support and/or concerns:
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Submitted by: GREENE, TYLER J — ZILLAH, WA
Date submitted: 05/26/2012
WDFW Rule Proposal Recommendation
Not Recommended for further consideration Reference ID: DFW593343
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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