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

October 27, 2011

Night closure added to lower Klickitat River

Action: Anglers on the Klickitat River from the Fisher Hill Bridge downstream will be limited to fishing from one hour before official sunrise to one hour after official sunset.

Species affected: All species

Effective dates: Oct. 29, 2011 through Jan.31, 2012

Location: Klickitat River from mouth to the Fisher Hill Bridge (located about 3 miles upstream from the mouth).

Reason for action: Large numbers of coho are staging in this area, and a a night closure is needed to help maintain an orderly fishery.

Other information: Anti-snagging rule will remain in effect.

Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

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.

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