Public input

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comment on proposed rules for this year’s recreational and commercial salmon fishing seasons. For more information, visit the current rule-making activity webpage.

Recreational fisheries

This proposed rule making would adopt amendment to various sections under Chapter 220-312 WAC and WAC 220-220-160, which provide the season schedule for the 2021 recreational fisheries statewide. The proposed rules were developed through the annual North of Falcon salmon season setting process, which began in January 2021.

Public Comment Period:

You may submit comments using the embedded form below or by phone or email:
Email: 24113@PublicInput.com
Phone: 855-925-2801 (Project Code: 5109)

Comments Due By: June 22, 2021

Coastal commercial fisheries

This proposed rule making would adopt amendments to WAC 220-354-250 and WAC 220-354-290, which set the seasons and catch limits for the salmon fall fishery in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, respectively.

The proposed rules were developed through the annual North of Falcon salmon season setting process, which began in January 2021, and provide the season schedule for the 2021 fall commercial salmon gillnet fisheries in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.

Public Comment Period:

You may submit comments by using the embedded form below or by email or phone:
Email: 24111@PublicInput.com
Phone: 855-925-2801 (Project Code: 9711)

Comments Due By: June 22, 2021

Puget Sound Commercial fisheries

This rule making will adopt amendment to various sections under Chapter 220-354 WAC that set the seasons and catch limits for the Puget Sound Commercial Fisheries.

The proposed rules were developed through the annual North of Falcon salmon season setting process, which began in January 2021, and provide the season schedule for the 2021 commercial fisheries in Puget Sound.

Public Comment Period:

You may submit comments by using the embedded form below or by email or phone:
Email: 24112@PublicInput.com
Phone: 855-925-2801 (Project Code: 9739)

Comments Due By: June 22, 2021