Action: Raise salmon daily limit to three.
Effective dates: Oct. 10 through Dec. 31, 2012.
Species affected: Salmon.
Location: Skagit River, from the mouth to the Cascade River Road (Marblemount Bridge).
Reasons for action: In-season updates indicate coho salmon are returning in significantly higher numbers than predicted.
Other information: All other species rules remain the same. Anglers are required to release chum and chinook salmon. Please refer to rules in effect as listed in the 2012/2013 Fishing in Washington, sport fishing rules pamphlet.
Information Contact: Brett Barkdull 360-466-4345 ext. 270.
Image courtesy Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife