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

September 13, 2017

Wallace River to close to fishing

Action: Close the Wallace River from the mouth to Wallace Falls to all fishing.

Effective dates: Sept. 16 through Nov. 30, 2017

Species affected: All fish species.

Location: The Wallace River from the mouth upstream to Wallace Falls.

Reason for action: Currently the Wallace River is experiencing very low flows and salmon are not moving upstream into the hatchery.

Additional Information: Once conditions improve and chinook and coho hatchery broodstock goals are assured the river may reopen to fishing.

Information contact: WDFW Region 4 Mill Creek Office, (425) 775-1311

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the