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Author Topic: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed  (Read 297 times)

Offline jamesfromseattle

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 11:51:10 AM »
Wha?! Memo states there is a possibility for chinook encounters higher than normal so just close it down just in case.
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Once I thought I was wrong but I was mistaken.

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 12:24:02 PM »
Totally sucks, but I'm OK with their reasoning.  Sounds like there have been a ton of shakers getting beat up out there.  If they need to limit encounters, then it certainly makes sense to only have people fishing when there is a better shaker:keeper ratio.

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2017, 01:08:32 PM »
Yes but by the same reasoning it would not reopen.

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2017, 01:12:52 PM »
Good grief.  We are to the point where something endangered will be in there 12 months out of the year and we'll be telling our grandkids about the time we used to be able to fish.

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2017, 05:27:58 PM »
Still time to hit the area rivers for silv...scratch that. How about late summer steelhe...nope. Hatchery winter runs are right around the corner...in one system.

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Re: Area 8-1, 8-2, and 9 closed
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2017, 05:45:07 PM »
Keep buying a license to not fish.  I'm gonna just use license money to buy fish from Skillet instead.

WA has went completely to hell... but don't worry there will be cheap tribal net fish for all soon. 

 

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