Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

December 10, 2014

Hatchery steelhead limit increase on the Cascade River

Action: Increase hatchery steelhead daily limit to three fish on part of the Cascade River.

Effective dates: Dec 16, 2014 through Feb 15, 2015.

Species affected: Hatchery steelhead

Location: The Cascade River from the Rockport-Cascade Road downstream to the mouth.

Reasons for action: The Marblemount Hatchery will not be taking broodstock in the 2014-15 season, therefore all hatchery steelhead returning are harvestable. Increasing the steelhead daily limit in the Cascade River will provide additional angling opportunity.

Other information: All other rules remain in effect. Please see rules as listed in the 2014-15 sport fishing pamphlet.

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 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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