WAC 220-56-195: Closed areas—Saltwater salmon angling

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Published: 2015

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WAC 220-56-195









Closed areas—Saltwater salmon angling.









The following areas are closed to salmon angling during the times indicated: (1) Bellingham Bay: Those waters of Bellingham, Samish, and Padilla Bays southerly of a line projected from the most westerly point of Gooseberry Point to Sandy Point, easterly of a line from Sandy Point to Point Migley, thence along the eastern shoreline of Lummi Island to Carter Point, thence to the most northerly tip of Vendovi Island, thence to Clark Point on Guemes Island, thence following the shoreline to Yellow Bluff on the southwest corner of Guemes Island, thence to Yellow Bluff Reef range marker, thence to the ferry terminal dock east of Shannon Point and north of the Burlington Railroad Bridges at the north end of Swinomish Slough: Closed to salmon angling April 1 through April 30 and July 1 through August 15. (2) Carr Inlet: Those waters of Carr Inlet within 1,000 feet of the outer oyster stakes at the mouth of Minter Creek: Closed to salmon angling April 16 through September 30. (3) Dungeness Bay: Those waters westerly of a line from Dungeness Spit Light to the number 2 red Buoy, and then to the Port Williams boat ramp: Closed to salmon angling May 1 through September 30 and November 1 through April 30. (4) Samish Bay: Those waters southerly of a line projected true east from Fish Point: Closed to salmon angling April 1 through April 30 and July 1 through October 15. (5) Columbia River Mouth Control Zone 1: Washington waters within Control Zone 1, which Control Zone is described as an area at the Columbia River mouth bounded on the west by a line running northeast/southwest between the red lighted Buoy #4 (46°13'35" N/124°06'50" W) and the green lighted Buoy #7 (46°15'09" N/124°06'16" W); on the east by the Buoy #10 line, which bears north/south at 357° true from the south jetty at 46°14'00" N/124°03'07" W to its intersection with the north jetty; on the north by a line running northeast/southwest between the green lighted Buoy #7 to the tip of the north jetty (46°14'48" N/124°05'20" W), and then along the north jetty to the point of intersection with the Buoy #10 line; and on the south by a line running northeast/southwest between the red lighted Buoy #4 and the tip of the south jetty (46°14'03" N/124°04'05" W), and then along the south jetty to the point of intersection with the Buoy #10 line: Closed to salmon angling at all times, except open to fishing from the north jetty when adjacent waters north of the Control Zone are open to salmon angling, or when the Buoy 10 fishery is open. (6) Commencement Bay: Those waters east of a line projected from the Sperry Ocean Dock to landfall below the Cliff House Restaurant on the north shore of Commencement Bay: Closed to fishing for salmon April 1 through April 30 and June 1 through July 31. (7) Southern Rosario Strait and the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca: Waters of Area 7 in Rosario Strait and the eastern portion of the Strait of Juan de Fuca southerly of a line running true south from the westernmost point on Fidalgo Head to Burrows Island, then westerly and southerly along the shore of Burrows Island to the Burrows Island Lighthouse, then to Bird Rocks, then westerly from Bird Rocks to the southernmost point on Decatur Island, then across Lopez Pass to Lopez Island and following the shore of Lopez Island southerly and westerly to Iceberg Point, then from Iceberg Point to Cattle Point, then south-southwest to the Salmon Bank Buoy, and then true south from the Salmon Bank Buoy to the Area 7 boundary: Closed to fishing for salmon July 1 through September 30. (8) Kydaka Point - Waters south of a line from Kydaka Point to Shipwreck Point - Closed to fishing for salmon May 31 through October 31. (9) Port Angeles Harbor - Waters westerly of a line from the tip of Ediz Hook to the I.T.T. Rayonier Dock: Closed to fishing for salmon from July 1 through October 31. (10) Violation of this section is an infraction, punishable under RCW 77.15.160, unless the person has harvested salmon. If the person has harvested salmon, the violation is punishable under RCW 77.15.380, Unlawful recreational fishing in the second degree—Penalty, unless the salmon are taken in the amounts or manner to constitute a violation of RCW 77.15.370, Unlawful recreational fishing in the first degree—Penalty. [Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 14-16-027 (Order 14-185), § 220-56-195, filed 7/25/14, effective 8/25/14; WSR 13-20-021 (Order 13-210), § 220-56-195, filed 9/23/13, effective 10/24/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 12-18-006 (Order 12-190), § 220-56-195, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047 and 77.04.020. WSR 09-15-035 (Order 09-133), § 220-56-195, filed 7/8/09, effective 8/8/09; WSR 08-15-002 (Order 08-165), § 220-56-195, filed 7/3/08, effective 8/3/08; WSR 07-16-056, § 220-56-195, filed 7/26/07, effective 8/26/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 05-17-007 (Order 05-168), § 220-56-195, filed 8/3/05, effective 9/3/05; WSR 04-24-030 (Order 04-306), § 220-56-195, filed 11/23/04, effective 12/24/04; WSR 02-15-097 (Order 02-158), § 220-56-195, filed 7/16/02, effective 8/16/02; WSR 01-14-001 (Order 01-107), § 220-56-195, filed 6/21/01, effective 7/22/01. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 § 7. WSR 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), § 220-56-195, filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 77.12.040. WSR 99-15-081 (Order 99-102), § 220-56-195, filed 7/20/99, effective 8/20/99; WSR 98-15-081 (Order 98-122), § 220-56-195, filed 7/15/98, effective 8/15/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.12.040. WSR 97-18-035, § 220-56-195, filed 8/27/97, effective 9/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), § 220-56-195, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; WSR 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), § 220-56-195, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; WSR 94-14-069, § 220-56-195, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; WSR 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), § 220-56-195, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; WSR 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), § 220-56-195, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; WSR 90-06-026, § 220-56-195, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; WSR 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), § 220-56-195, filed 3/16/89; WSR 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), § 220-56-195, filed 4/26/88; WSR 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), § 220-56-195, filed 4/21/87; WSR 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), § 220-56-195, filed 4/9/86; WSR 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), § 220-56-195, filed 4/9/85; WSR 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), § 220-56-195, filed 3/17/83; WSR 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), § 220-56-195, filed 6/9/82; WSR 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), § 220-56-195, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]