The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has started posting the fishing seasons that were approved last week at the meeting of the Pacific Fishery Management Council.
Here is the basic information for the seasons in the three areas of the South Sound. Note that there are some special closure regulations that are detailed in the rules pamphlet:
Marine Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon)
June 1-June 30: Chinook – minimum size 22 inches. Other Salmon species – no minimum size. Daily limit 2 (combined). Release wild Chinook.
July 1-Sept. 30: Chinook – minimum size 22 inches. Other Salmon species – …