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

January 24, 2013

Whatcom Creek will re-open to fishing

Action: Opens Whatcom Creek.

Effective dates: Feb. 1 through Feb. 28.

Species affected: All species of fish.

Location: Whatcom Creek, from the mouth to Woburn Street Bridge.

Reasons for action: Hatchery winter steelhead broodstock collection will be completed Feb. 1. Hatchery steelhead not retained at the hatchery by this date are available for harvest.

Other information: Check the 2012-13 Sportfishing pamphlet (http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/) for daily catch limits and other regulations.

Information Contact: Brett Barkdull, 360-466-4345 ext. 270, barkdbcb@dfw.wa.gov.

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