Salmon Fishing Suspended in Marine Area 10

March 25, 2024

Action:  Closes salmon fishing.

Effective date:  March 26 through April 15, 2024. 

Species affected:  All Salmon.

Location:  Marine Area 10

 Reason for action:   Estimates of landed catch to date indicate that anglers have reached 145% of the total encounters (4,953), 100% of sublegal encounters (4,181) and 125% of unmarked encounters (953) agreed to in this year’s List of Agreed Fisheries (LOAF).  It is necessary to close Marine Area 10 salmon seasons due to reaching or exceeding fishery controls.

Additional Information:  Year-round piers remain open for salmon fishing. Agate Pass remains open daily to catch and release fly fishing only through March 31.

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.

Request this information in an alternative format or language at wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/requests-accommodation, 833-855-1012, TTY (711), or CivilRightsTeam@dfw.wa.gov.