Marine Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 to include wild coho in daily salmon limits

September 2, 2015

Action: In Catch Record Card Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 daily limits will change to allow retention of wild coho in daily salmon limits.

Effective date: Sept. 4, 2015

Species affected: Coho salmon

Location: Marine Area 1 (Ilwaco), 2 (Westport), 3 (LaPush) and 4 (Neah Bay).

Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains in each ocean sport sub-area coho quota to allow wild coho retention as part of daily limits.

Other information: Daily limits for other species vary by area but remain unchanged:

The daily limit in Marine Areas 1 and 2 will be two salmon.

The daily limit in Marine Area 3 will be two salmon, only one of which may be a Chinook, plus two additional pink salmon.

The daily limit in Marine Area 4 will be two salmon, only one of which may be a Chinook, plus two additional pink salmon, release chum salmon.

Information Contact: Doug Milward 360-902-2739


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