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

June 10, 2004

WDFW Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet errata: Skykomish River (King/Snohomish 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 50 - Skykomish River (Snohomish Co.) from Wallace River to forks:

Error: Incorrect dates for ALL SPECIES rule.

Correction: ALL SPECIES - night closure and non-buoyant lure restriction Aug. 1-Nov. 30. Fishing from any floating device prohibited in the area 1,500' upstream to 1,000' downstream of the outlet at the Reiter Ponds Aug.1-Feb. 28.

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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