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

January 2, 2015

Close the Nisqually River to all fishing

Action: Close the Nisqually River to all fishing.

Effective Date: 12:01 a.m. January 6, 2015 through January 31, 2015.

Species affected: All species.

Location: Nisqually River

Reason for action: In-season data suggests that the Chum run is lower than forecast and the escapement goal may not be met. Both WDFW and the Nisqually Tribe are closing their respective fisheries.

Information contact: Larry Phillips, (360) 902-2721.

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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