Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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August 6, 2012

Kokanee daily limit increased at Merwin Reservoir

Action: Anglers may keep up to 10 kokanee at Merwin Reservoir.

Effective dates: Aug. 8 through Nov. 30, 2012

Species affected: Kokanee

Reason for action: Hatchery needs are expected to be met. Surplus hatchery origin kokanee are available for harvest.

Other information: Daily limit will be 5 trout and 10 kokanee. Kokanee are not included in the trout daily limit. Anglers may fish with two poles with a Two-Pole Endorsement.

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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