Effective date: Immediately through Jan. 31, 2021.
Species affected: Salmon.
Location: Palix River, from the Hwy. 101 Bridge to the mouth of the Middle Fork
Rule: Salmon; min. size 12”. Daily limit 1. Release wild Chinook. Single-point barbless hooks required. Night closure in effect.
Reason for action: In-season observations indicate a larger than predicted return of coho to Willapa Bay and its tributaries, enough to allow for a limited retention season. This action aligns the Palix river with other regulation changes made on Oct. 2 in other Willapa drainages.
Information contact: Region 6, 360-249-4628.