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Inseason Actions #19 in Non-Tribal Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Recreational (Westport subarea)

July 26, 2023

Inseason action for non-tribal recreational salmon fisheries north of Cape Falcon, 2023

NOAA Fisheries has taken inseason action in the 2023 non-tribal recreational salmon fisheries north of Cape Falcon.

  • Effective Friday, July 28, 2023, at 12:01 a.m. for the recreational salmon fishery from the Queets River to Leadbetter Point (Marine Area 2 - Westport subarea), retention of Chinook salmon is prohibited on Fridays and Saturdays. Possession of Chinook salmon is illegal when retention is prohibited in the area.

All preseason regulations remain in place.

Please refer to the Final Rule for the West Coast Salmon Fisheries 2023 Specifications and Management Measures for additional regulations and supporting materials.

For more information, contact

Shannon Penna, NMFS Anadromous Harvest Management, at Phone: (562) 980-4239 Email: shannon.penna@noaa.gov, or Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Fish Program at Phone: (360) 902-2700 Email: fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov.

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Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on July 26, 2023