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

June 30, 2004

Daily limit for hatchery steelhead will increase on the Cowlitz and North Fork Lewis rivers

Daily limit for hatchery steelhead will increase on the Cowlitz and North Fork Lewis rivers

Action: Up to 3 hatchery steelhead may retained on portions of the Cowlitz and North Fork Lewis rivers beginning July 1.

Effective Dates: Cowlitz River July 1 through October 31 North Fork Lewis River downstream of Colvin Creek July 1 through October 31 North Fork Lewis River upstream of Colvin Creek July 1 through September 30

Species affected: Hatchery summer-run steelhead

Location: Cowlitz River from the Hwy 4 Bridge at Kelso upstream to 400 feet or posted markers below the Barrier Dam;

North Fork Lewis River from the I-5 Bridge upstream to the overhead power lines below Merwin Dam