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

The department is considering amending current recreational fishing rules resulting from stakeholder recommendations made during the 2024 North of Falcon process.

The recreational fishing rules based on North of Falcon recommendations change from year to year to reflect resource availability and to achieve conservation goals. Amendments to recreational fishing rules are needed to implement the agreed-upon changes.

Documents

Public comments

You may submit comments using the field below. You may also leave comments by sending an email to recreational-fisheries@PublicInput.com or by leaving a voicemail message at 855-925-2801 and entering project code 3210.

Coastal commercial fisheries

The department is considering amending current coastal commercial salmon fishing rules resulting from stakeholder recommendations made during the 2024 North of Falcon process.

Coastal commercial salmon fishing rules are based on North of Falcon recommendations that change from year to year to reflect resource availability and to achieve conservation goals. Amendments to coastal commercial salmon fishing rules are needed to implement the agreed-upon changes.

Documents

Public comments

To view and submit comments on this proposal, please visit the NoF- Coastal Commercial Fisheries public engagement page or use the field below. You may also leave comments by sending an email to coastal-commercial@PublicInput.com or by leaving a voicemail message at 855-925-2801 and entering project code 2599.

Puget Sound Commercial fisheries

The department is considering amending current Puget Sound commercial salmon fishing rules resulting from stakeholder recommendations made during the 2024 North of Falcon process.

The Puget Sound commercial salmon fishing rules based on North of Falcon recommendations that change from year to year to reflect resource availability and to achieve conservation goals. Amendments to Puget Sound commercial fishing rules are needed to implement the agreed-upon changes.

Documents

Public comments

To view and submit comments on this proposal, please visit the North of Falcon- Puget Sound Commercial Fisheries public engagement page or use the field below. You may also leave comments by sending an email to puget-sound-commercial@PublicInput.com or by leaving a voicemail message at 855-925-2801 and entering project code 1380.