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Puget Sound Recreational Salmon and
Marine Fish Enhancement Program (PSRE) Survey

We appreciate you taking the time to fill out this survey.  The intent of the survey is to gauge public understanding of how this program benefits Puget Sound fisheries.  Information from this survey will help state fishery managers shape future enhancement activities in Puget Sound.


  • Survey ends March 31, 2014.
  • You must be 13 years of age or older to fill out this survey. 
  • Demographic information is not required. 
  • No purchase is necessary to enter the contest.  To be eligible for the rod and reel giveaway, fill out the survey and enter your contact information.  Be advised that under state public records laws, we cannot necessarily keep your contact information confidential. 
  • One winner will be notified by phone or email by the end of April and have the choice of St. Croix Wild River 9’ trolling or 10’6” mooching rod with a left or right-handed retrieve Quantum Iron PT reel (MSRP $400).
  • WDFW employees are not eligible for the giveaway.

Where does WDFW utilize the Puget Sound Recreational Salmon and Marine Fish Enhancement Program (PSRE) funds to enhance fishing?

Where does PSRE receive its revenue from?

Which process or entity guides how PSRE funds get allocated to different programs each year?

Which of these programs has or does PSRE financially contribute to?

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Which of these fisheries does PSRE have the ability to enhance or promote opportunities?

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If you caught a rockfish in Puget Sound (Marine Areas 5-13) in 2013, did you use a descender device to return the rockfish to the depth it was caught at?

If outreach and educational materials (videos, news release, radio shows, presentations) were provided to show you how and where to fish, which of these marine Puget Sound fisheries would you consider participating in.

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What tools should WDFW use to make it easier for you to take a youth fishing?

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What type of information should WDFW provide to make it easier for you to take a youth fishing?

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Have you fished for saltwater fish in Puget Sound (Marine Areas 5-13) or salmon in Lake Washington at any time in the past 10 years?

Which Washington fishing license did you purchase during 2013?
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Personal information

13 - 20
21 - 34
35 - 49
50 - 64
65 or older

African American
Native American

How did you find out about this survey?

News release
Sport Show handout (Tri Cities/Pasco, Pacific Northwest/Portland,  Central Washington/Yakima,
        Wenatchee Valley, Spokane Big Horn)
Puyallup Sportsman Show
WDFW website
Social media, including Facebook
Word of mouth (friends/family)