I was out of town on assignment last week, but wanted to post this notice on the closure of salmon fishing in Marine Area 1. It’s the lone downside to a season of great fishing in the area.
Action: Marine Area 1 (Ilwaco) closes to salmon fishing.
Effective dates: 12:01 a.m. Tuesday
Species affected: All salmon
Location: Marine Area 1 from Leadbetter Point to Cape Falcon Oregon.
Reasons for action: The salmon quota for Marine Area 1 will have been taken.
Other Information: Marine areas 2, 3, 4, and Buoy 10 will remain open.