Westport to open for salmon fishing 7 days per week, Chinook limit increasing

Photo Credit: Courtesy of WDFW

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Opens salmon fishery seven days per week; anglers may retain up to two Chinook as part of their two-salmon daily limit.

Effective date: Sept. 4, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2020.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Marine Area 2.

Reason for action: Sufficient quota remains for Chinook and coho in Marine Area 2 to allow fishing seven days per week and to allow retention of more than one Chinook salmon in the daily limit.

Additional information: Chinook min. size 22", coho min. size 16". Daily limit of two salmon, release wild coho.

The Grays Harbor control zone remains closed.

Marine Areas 1 and 4 remain closed.

Marine Area 3 remains open daily through September 30, daily limit of two salmon, release chum and wild coho.

Information contact: WDFW Region 6 office, 360-249-4628

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