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WDFW issues corrections to the 2009-10 Sportfishing Rules pamphlet

CORRECTIONS

Page 44 – Humptulips River (Grays Harbor Co.) from mouth (Jessie Slough) to Ocean Beach Rd. (near Copalis Crossing).
Error: The Oct.1-Jan. 31 SALMON season incorrectly lists retention amount for CHINOOK.
Correction: The retention limits in the additional rules for this season should read: Up to 2 adults may be retained of which only 1 may be a CHINOOK.

Page 44 – Humptulips River (Grays Harbor Co.) from Ocean Beach Rd. (near Copalis Crossing) to Hwy. 101 Bridge.
Error: The Sept. 16-Sept. 30 and Oct.1-Jan. 31 SALMON seasons incorrectly list retention amount for CHINOOK.
Correction: The retention limits in the additional rules for these seasons should read: Up to 2 adults may be retained of which only 1 may be a CHINOOK.

Page 74 – Columbia River from a true north and south line through Buoy 10 to a projected line from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to the navigation light at Tongue Point on the Oregon bank.
Error: The Oct.1-Dec. 31 SALMON & STEELHEAD season incorrectly lists retention limits for STEELHEAD.
Correction: The retention limits in the additional rules for this season should read: Up to 3 may be adult hatchery COHO or hatchery STEELHEAD.  Of these 3, only 2 may be hatchery STEELHEAD.

Page 77 – Columbia River from Priest Rapids Dam to Rocky Reach Dam.
Error: The catch record designation for Rock Island was incomplete, and the code omitted.
Correction: The catch record designation and code are: Rock Island to Rocky Reach Dam (541).

Page 79 – Klickitat River (Klickitat Co.) from 400' upstream from #5 fishway to boundary markers below Klickitat Salmon Hatchery.
Error: The Aug.1-Oct. 31 SALMON season incorrectly lists retention rules for CHINOOK.
Correction: The retention rules for this season should read: Up to 2 adult CHINOOK may be retained.

Page 93 – Sherry Lake (Stevens Co.)
Error:
This lake was omitted from the pamphlet.
Correction: Sherry Lake should be listed. The season is: Last Sat. in April-Oct. 31. Statewide min. size/daily limit.

Page 121 – Budd Inlet Closure
Error: This Marine Area 13 closure was written incorrectly.
Correction: The Budd Inlet Closure is: waters of Budd Inlet at Olympia south of the Fourth Ave. Bridge are CLOSED to fishing year-round. July 16-Oct. 31: all contiguous waters between the Fourth Ave. Bridge and a line from the northwest corner of the Thriftway Market building to a point 100 yards north of the railroad bridge located on the western side of the inlet CLOSED to fishing for SALMON and BOTTOMFISH.

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