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

June 10, 2004

WDFW Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet errata: Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom Co.)

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has made corrections and clarifications to the 2004-2005 Sport Fishing Pamphlet. Anglers are advised to update their copies of the Fishing in Washington Sport Fishing pamphlet, which became effective May 1.

WDFW will provide additional updates and corrections as needed. Corrections, clarifications and frequently asked questions are also posted on the fishing and shellfishing regulations portions of the WDFW website, at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/regs/fishregs.htm on Internet.

Page 49 - Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom Co.) from mouth of Gilligan Creek to the Dalles Bridge at Concrete:

Error: SALMON season - Sept 1-Dec. 31 was incorrectly stated.

Correction: SALMON season is Sept. 16-Dec. 31.

Page 49 - Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom Co.) from Dalles Bridge at Concrete to Cascade River:

Error: Second SALMON season - Sept 1-Dec. 31 was incorrectly stated.

Correction: Second SALMON season is Sept. 16-Dec. 31.

Page 49 - Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom Co.) from Bacon Creek to Gorge Dam:

Error: Date was omitted from the ALL SPECIES rule.

Correction: ALL SPECIES - night closure and non-buoyant lure restriction July 1-Nov. 30.

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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