October 01, 1998
Contact: Jeff Weathersby, (360) 902-2256
28th Street Landing open for coho; Chehalis closed for adult chinook
ABERDEEN—The 28th Street Landing area of Grays Harbor (Marine Area 2.2) remains open to coho salmon fishing through Oct. 31 even though the rest of the area closed yesterday.
The 28th Street Landing fishing opportunity allows anglers to catch hatchery coho returning to nearby net pens.
The following regulations are in effect:
- Fishing is restricted to the area between the boat ramp and Terminal 1 and inside a line identified by WDFW signs
- Anglers may fish on the west or downstream side of the dock
- Anglers using boats must anchor them
- Only one adult marked (no adipose fin) coho may be kept per day, although coho and chinook jacks may be retained. The total daily limit is six fish. Chum, adult chinook and wild coho (with adipose fins) must be released
- Only single point barbless hooks maybe used
- No fishing is allowed from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise
The 1998 Fishing in Washington regulation pamphlet incorrectly states anglers fishing in the Chehalis River must release all chinook. Anglers must release adult chinook (24 inches or more in length) but chinook and coho jacks as well as marked (no adipose fin) coho may be kept.