The state just announced it is extending the Lake Wenatchee sockeye salmon season through Labor Day and increasing the daily bag limit.
The change is effective Saturday, at one hour before official sunrise, until Sept. 3, at one hour after sunset.
The daily limit per angler will be five sockeye 12 inches in length or greater.
So far, an estimated 46,000 fish have migrated past Tumwater Dam en route to Lake Wenatchee. Projections of the total run could exceed 62,000 fish. Current angler participation and catch rates have indicated that these actions are warranted, said a state Department …