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

October 13, 2017

Anglers fishing the Humptulips River must release wild chinook

Action: Anglers fishing the Humptulips River must release all wild chinook salmon.

Effective dates: Immediately until further notice.

Location: Humptulips River, from the mouth to the confluence of the East and West forks, in Grays Harbor County.

Reason for action: The Department is in the process of adopting permanent rules that are necessary to implement the personal use fishing plans developed through North of Falcon proceedings.

Other Information: Salmon daily limit is 6 fish; up to 2 adults may be retained. Release wild coho and wild chinook. Trout and gamefish fisheries remain as listed in the 2017/2018 fishing pamphlet.

Information Contact: Mike Scharpf, Region 6 (360) 249-1205.