600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
August 12, 1997
Contact: Chuck Bolland, 360-902-2255
Additional recreational ocean salmon opportunities
OLYMPIA -- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has
lifted the zero to three mile off-shore restriction on recreational salmon fishing in the
Starting at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow (Aug. 13), anglers may fish within the three mile
zone. In addition, the daily limit has been modified so that anglers may retain two
chinook. The limit of four salmon in any seven consecutive days remains in effect.
The Westport area, from the mouth of the Queets River to Leadbetter Point, will
remain open until the recreational quota of fish is caught.