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WA sports fishing rule changes

Clarifies regulations for the Elliott Bay salmon fishery

Ocean salmon fishery off Ilwaco and Westport to close early

Anglers may retain un-clipped chinook on the Entiat River beginning Aug. 18

Amends Canadian-origin salmon transportation rule

Snake River to open for fall chinook salmon fishing

Clarifies daily limit of adult salmon on Carbon River

Expands shoreline-only fishery in Marine Area 9

Marine Area 9 salmon anglers limited to shoreline fishing July 31; Chinook retention closes

Marine Area 6 closing to spot shrimp fishing

Cowlitz River steelhead daily limit reduced

Anglers may retain one un-clipped adult chinook as part of the daily limit in Brewster Pool

Anglers can keep two chinook salmon off Westport beginning July 22

Lake Roosevelt white sturgeon fishery to close July 31

Marine Area 7 West closing to shrimp fishing

Sockeye fishing to close from the Washington/Oregon border to Chief Joseph Dam

Night Closure Modified on the Columbia River

Middle Yakima River spring chinook fishery closure

Nearshore recreational halibut fishing to close in Marine Area 1

Puget Sound recreational summer crab seasons to open

Hoh River and South Fork Hoh River to open July 1 for trout and steelhead

Daily limit of 4 chinook starting July 1 south of Ayock in Marine Area 12

Sport sturgeon retention season in the Columbia River Estuary closes

Surf perch daily limits to increase July 1; descending devices required in coastal marine areas

Summer steelhead fishery on mainstem Columbia River and some tributaries to be restricted

South Fork Nooksack River closes to all fishing

Shrimp daily limit to increase in Marine Areas 6 and 7 West; non-spot shrimping to reopen in several Puget Sound areas

Revised sturgeon harvest rules in Priest Rapids and Wanapum Reservoirs

Updates fishing rules for Lake Roosevelt, Spokane and Sanpoil arms

Clam minimum size limit change at Quilcene Bay Tidelands

WDFW adjusts sport clam seasons on several public beaches

WDFW adjusts sport oyster seasons on several public beaches

Changes announced to 2017 ocean fishery for bottomfish

Sport fishing for bottomfish to close through March 10 off the Washington coast

WDFW adjusts clam seasons on 5 beaches

WDFW adjusts oyster seasons on 4 beaches

Drayton West sport clam and oyster season to open year-round
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