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WAC 220-301-020

Coast, Willapa Harbor, Grays Harbor Salmon Management and Catch Reporting Areas.

(1) Area 1 shall include those waters within 3 nautical miles of the Oregon and Washington coasts north of a line projected true west from Tillamook Head (approximate latitude 45.94640 degrees N), westerly of a line projected from the inshore end of the north Columbia River jetty to the knuckle of the south Columbia River jetty, and south of a line projected true west from Leadbetter Point in Washington along latitude 46.63611 degrees N.
(2) Area 2 shall include those waters within 3 nautical miles of the Washington coast north of Area 1, westerly of a line projected from the southern tip (located at 46.72791 degrees N, 124.05848 degrees W) of the Jacobson Jetty near Washaway Beach due south to Leadbetter Point along longitude 124.05848 degrees W, westerly of a straight line projected from the Point Chehalis light northerly through the Coast Guard lookout tower to the shore near Point Brown, and south of a line projected true west from the Queets River mouth along latitude 47.53856 degrees N.
(3) Area 2A shall include those waters of Grays Harbor and the Chehalis River estuary upstream from the Highway 101 Bridge at Aberdeen to a line projected from the Lakeside Industries asphalt plant tower (located at 46.97908 degrees N, 123.78317 degrees W) at a right angle to the thread of the stream to the opposite shore.
(4) Area 2B shall include those waters of Grays Harbor lying easterly of Area 2, southerly of a line running from a fishing boundary marker located at the south end of the eastern jetty at the Ocean Shores Marina, thence to a fishing boundary marker (located at 46.96120 degrees N, 124.05575 degrees W) on Sand Island and thence to the tripod station (located at 46.98528 degrees N, 124.01195 degrees W) on Brackenridge Bluff, westerly of a line projected from the tripod station at Brackenridge Bluff southward through channel marker 8 in the south channel at the mouth of Johns River to the mainland, and northerly of the Bay City Bridge.
(5) Area 2C shall include those waters of Grays Harbor northerly of Area 2B, westerly of a line crossing the mouth of Grass Creek projected true north and south along longitude 124.01 degrees W, south and west of a line around the mouth of Chenois Creek starting at landfall at latitude 47.02661 degrees N projecting due west to longitude 124.03273 degrees W thence due north to landfall, and southwesterly of a line crossing the mouth of the Humptulips River projected westerly from the promontory located at 47.03236 degrees N, 124.04056 degrees W to landfall westerly of Campbell Slough at 47.04155 degrees N, 124.08274 degrees W.
(6) Area 2D shall include those waters of Grays Harbor and the Chehalis River estuary downstream of Area 2A, easterly of Area 2B, and westerly (downstream) of the Highway 105 Bridge on Johns River.
(7) Area 2K shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor easterly of a line running from the northern tip of Goose Point to the Bay Center Channel light (Fl G 4s 18ft) thence to the western tip of Stony Point, and westerly of the Highway 101 bridges over the Palix and Niawiakum rivers.
(8) Area 2M shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor lying southeasterly of a line running from Needle Point northwesterly to the Island Sands light (Fl 2+1 G 6s 15ft, located at 46.53860 degrees N, 123.97654 degrees W) thence southerly to Diamond Point, northerly and easterly of a line from Stanley Point to Paradise Point, and downstream and northwesterly of the Highway 101 Bridge over the Naselle River.
(9) Area 2N shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor lying south of a line projected due west from the northern tip of Goose Point to landfall on Leadbetter Point along latitude 46.63667 degrees N, northwesterly of a line projected from Needle Point 60 degrees true to landfall north of the North Nemah River at 46.52223 degrees N, 123.89603 degrees W, northerly of Area 2M and a line projected from the Island Sands light thence due west to landfall on the North Beach Peninsula.
(10) Area 2P shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor lying inside and southerly of a line projected from Diamond Point westerly through Marker 2 (Fl R 4s 15ft, located at 46.50165 degrees N, 124.02382 degrees W) at the Nahcotta Boat Basin (RF#2) thence southerly to the north end of the boat basin jetty, and northerly of a line projected true west from High Point (approximate latitude 47.40951 degrees N) to landfall on the North Beach Peninsula.
(11) Area 2R shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor lying westerly and southerly of Areas 2M and 2N, and northerly of a line projected from Diamond Point westerly through Marker 2 at the Nahcotta Boat Basin to landfall on the North Beach Peninsula.
(12) Area 2T shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor easterly of Area 2, northerly of Areas 2K and 2N, west of a line projecting true north and south through Range Marker "B" (located at 46.70938 degrees N, 123.85501 degrees W), southerly of a line running true west and east through a North River Channel marker located at 46.73510 degrees N, 123.911906 degrees W, and easterly of a line projected true north from Marker 3 (located at 46.70725 degrees N, 123.96608 degrees W) at the Tokeland Boat basin to landfall east of the Cedar River.
(13) Area 2U shall include those waters of Willapa Harbor and the Willapa River estuary easterly of Area 2T, downstream and westerly from the Hwy 101 Bridge in Raymond, and excluding all waters of the South Fork Willapa River above a line at its mouth projected from the Weyerhaeuser chimney (located at 46.68927 degrees N, 123.74121 degrees W) southwesterly at a right angle to the thread of the stream to the opposite shore.
(14) Area 3 shall include those waters within 3 nautical miles of the Washington coast north of Area 2 and south of a line projected true west from Cape Alava along latitude 48.16667 degrees N.
(15) Area 4 shall include those waters within 3 nautical miles of the Washington coast north of Area 3, westerly of a line projected from the northern tip of Portage Head to the southern tip of Waatch Point, and westerly of the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line (WAC 220-300-360).
(16) Area 4A shall include those waters easterly and inside of a line projected from the northern tip of Portage Head to the southern tip of Waatch Point, outside and westerly of the mouth of any river or stream flowing to the sea.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), amended and recodified as § 220-301-020, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 11-14-003 (Order 11-91), § 220-22-020, filed 6/22/11, effective 7/23/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 90-03-068 (Order 90-05), § 220-22-020, filed 1/19/90, effective 2/19/90; WSR 84-15-008 (Order 84-66), § 220-22-020, filed 7/6/84; WSR 82-13-048 (Order 82-63), § 220-22-020, filed 6/11/82; WSR 81-13-005 (Order 81-37), § 220-22-020, filed 6/8/81; WSR 80-09-072 (Order 80-69), § 220-22-020, filed 7/18/80; WSR 78-07-067 (Order 78-45), § 220-22-020, filed 6/30/78; Order 77-71, § 220-22-020, filed 8/18/77; Order 77-14, § 220-22-020, filed 4/15/77; Order 76-35, § 220-22-020, filed 5/11/76.]
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