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Salmon University

Since 2002, Salmon University has been the leading site for news, information, and tips about saltwater fishing in the Pacific Northwest.


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WDFW : Extra shrimping day added for several Puget Sound marine areas

Jun 18 08:57, 2022

OLYMPIA: With quota remaining in the recreational spot shrimp fishery, state shellfish managers have added an extra day to catch spot shrimp in several Puget Sound marine areas. “Cool, wet weather led to lower-than-expected catch in the early part of the shrimping season, which means there are enoug...

WDFW: Partial shrimping day added June 9 in Marine Areas 9 and 11; Marine Area 13 opens for non-spot shrimp June 1

Jun 02 10:28, 2022

Action: Recreational shrimp seasons will open for 4 hours on June 9 for all shrimp including spot shrimp in Marine Area 9 (Edmonds, Port Townsend Bay, Admiralty Inlet) and Marine Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon Island). Beginning immediately, Marine Area 13 (South Puget Sound, Carr Inlet) is open for non-spo...

WDFW: Tulalip Terminal Area open to salmon fishing

May 27 12:38, 2022

Tulalip Terminal Area open to salmon fishing  Action:  Opens salmon fishing in Tulalip Terminal Area Fishery  Effective date:  May 27 through Sept. 5, 2022 Species affected:  Salmon  Location:   Tulalip Terminal Area – waters west of Tulalip Bay and within 2,000 feet of shore from the pilings at Old...

WDFW: South-central Puget Sound (MA 11) kicks off the salmon fishing season beginning June 1st

May 27 11:50, 2022

OLYMPIA: Summer salmon fishing season will get underway when south-central Puget Sound (Marine Area 11) opens for hatchery Chinook fishing beginning June 1, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fishery managers announced today. The June 1 opener is more than two weeks earlier compared t...

WDFW: Columbia River to reopen for spring Chinook fishing below Bonneville Dam

May 12 12:29, 2022

Columbia River to reopen for spring Chinook fishing below Bonneville Dam OLYMPIA: With Chinook returning in greater numbers than anticipated, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon on Wednesday agreed to reopen the lower Columbia River for recreational spring Chinook fishing beginning Thursday,...

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