Marine Area 10 salmon fishing season opens June 1

May 17, 2023


Marine Area 10 salmon fishing season opens June 1

Action: Open salmon fishing season.

Effective date: June 1 through July 12, 2023.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 10, except waters of Elliot Bay and Shilshole Bay.

Rules: Daily limit 2. No minimum size. Release Chinook and chum salmon.

Reason for action: Salmon fishing in Marine Area 10 will begin June 1, 2023, as agreed upon with co-managers during the 2023 North of Falcon season setting process.

Additional information: Beginning July 1, 2023, this fishing season will be listed in the new 2023/2024 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Waters of Elliott Bay east of a line from West Point to Alki Point, and Shilshole Bay southeast of a line from Meadow Point to West Point, are closed to salmon fishing during this time.

Year-round fishing piers (Bremerton Boardwalk, Illahee State Park Pier, Seacrest Pier, and Waterman Pier) remain open under rules listed in the 2022/23 rules pamphlet.

Information contact: Fish Program, 360 902-2700.






Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on definitions and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at 360-902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call toll free 866-880-5431.

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