Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

October 9, 2012

Skagit River coho daily limit increase

Action: Raise salmon daily limit to three.

Effective dates: Oct. 10 through Dec. 31, 2012.

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Skagit River, from the mouth to the Cascade River Road (Marblemount Bridge).

Reasons for action: In-season updates indicate coho salmon are returning in significantly higher numbers than predicted.

Other information: All other species rules remain the same. Anglers are required to release chum and chinook salmon. Please refer to rules in effect as listed in the 2012/2013 Fishing in Washington, sport fishing rules pamphlet.

Information Contact: Brett Barkdull 360-466-4345 ext. 270

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check