Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

September 9, 2011

Release wild chinook salmon in the Tilton River

Action: Release wild chinook salmon

Effective Dates: Sept. 12, 2011 until further notice

Species affected: Fall chinook

Location: Tilton River from mouth to West Fork

Reason for action: All hatchery fall chinook being released into the Tilton River are now adipose fin clipped allowing selective fishing rules to go into effect.

Other information: Daily limit 6. Up to 2 adult chinook may be retained. Release wild coho.

Information Contact: Wolf Dammers (360) 696-6211.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.