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Mark select troll fishery to close


The mark select troll fishery (MSF) will close to the retention of Chinook salmon at 11:59 p.m., Friday, July 21. The MSF target harvest of 1,500 Chinook is expected to be reached by this time.

All Chinook salmon harvested in the MSF must be offloaded prior to resuming trolling. All processors and trollers are required to submit fish tickets to the department within seven days of landing. A catcher-processor (FAS) that retains coho salmon onboard after the MSF closure must submit a fish ticket to the department within seven days after offloading Chinook.

Following the closure of the MSF,...

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