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

May 19, 2015

Selective gear rules to be in effect on Mill Creek (Lewis Co.)

Action: Selective gear rules will be in effect on this Cowlitz River tributary.

Species affected: Trout

Effective dates: June 6, 2015 until further notice

Location: Mill Creek (Lewis Co.) from mouth to salmon hatchery road culvert

Other information: Statewide minimum size/daily limit through June. When the new permanent game fish regulations become effective July 1, the trout daily limit will be 3 fish. Only hatchery cutthroats or hatchery steelhead may be retained.

Reason for action: Using artificial flies or lures may aid in the release of any salmon caught while fishing for hatchery cutthroats and hatchery steelhead. The hatchery trout are not needed for broodstock and are available for harvest.

Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

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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