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

October 16, 2014

Extend season for hatchery steelhead on Rock Creek in Skamania County

Action: Fishing for hatchery steelhead to remain open from the mouth upstream to the falls on Rock Creek in Skamania County. The falls are located at approximately river mile 1.

Effective date: Nov. 1, 2014, until further notice.

Location: Rock Creek is located in the town of Stevenson in Skamania County.

Reason for action: 20,000 hatchery winter steelhead smolts were planted into Rock Creek in the spring of 2013. These fish will provide a sport fishery there this winter.

Other Information: Daily limit 2 hatchery steelhead. Columbia River Salmon/Steelhead Endorsement and barbless hooks required.

Information Contact: John Weinheimer, District 9 Fish biologist, (360) 906-6746.

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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