Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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September 9, 2014

WDFW adds bonus hatchery chinook to daily limit on North Nemah River

Action: Allows anglers to keep one additional hatchery chinook per day.

Effective Date: Immediately through Nov. 30, 2014.

Species affected: Chinook salmon

Location: North Nemah River from Highway 101 Bridge upstream to bridge on Nemah Valley Road

Reason for action: Excess hatchery chinook are available for harvest.

Other information: Daily limit is 6 salmon. Up to 3 adults may be retained of which only 2 may be wild coho, plus one additional adult hatchery chinook. Release wild chinook.

Information contact: Mike Scharpf, (360) 249-1205

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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