Action: Re-open chinook retention in the Tulalip Bubble fishery.
Effective Date: 12:01 a.m. Sept. 4, 2015, until further notice.
Species affected: Chinook.
Location: Waters west of Tulalip Bay and within 2,000 feet of shore from the pilings at Old Bower’s Resort, to a fishing boundary marker approximately 1.4 miles northwest of Hermosa Point.
Reason for action: Chinook brood stock collection efforts at the Tulalip and Wallace River Hatchery has improved with the recent rains.
Other information: Tulalip Bubble fishery has a daily salmon limit is 2 salmon plus 2 additional pink salmon and the 2 pole endorsement is valid. Tulalip Bubble is open Friday, Sept. 4 through noon Monday, Sept. 7 and Saturdays and Sundays only starting Sept. 12 through Sept. 27. Other waters in Marine Area 8-2 remain unaffected by this rule change.
Information contact: Ryan Lothrop (360) 902-2808, Jenni Whitney (425) 775-1311