Action: Fishing for salmon is closed south and west of a line from Foulweather Bluff to Olele Point to the Hood Canal Bridge within Marine Catch Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet), except angling for salmon from shore is allowed from the Hood Canal Bridge to the northern boundary of Salsbury Point Park.
Effective Date: Aug. 6 through Aug. 15, 2015.
Species affected: Coho and pink salmon.
Location: Waters south and west of a line from Foulweather Bluff to Olele Point to the Hood Canal Bridge in Marine Catch Area 9.
Reason for action: Closing salmon fishing in this area is necessary to protect mid-Hood Canal chinook per state-tribal management plans agreed to during the North of Falcon pre-season process.
Other information: Shore angling for salmon is allowed from the Hood Canal Bridge to the northern boundary of Salsbury Point Park with the following regulations:
Daily limit is 2 salmon, plus 2 additional pink salmon. Release chinook and chum. Anglers should consult the Sports Fishing Rules pamphlet for specific regulations (see Marine Area 9 map, “Hood Canal Closure and Fishery” specified in footnote number 6).