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

January 31, 2018

Sport sturgeon retention prohibited in the Bonneville Pool

Action: Retention of recreationally caught white sturgeon is prohibited.

Effective Dates: Feb. 4, 2018

Species affected: White sturgeon

Locations: Bonneville Pool and tributaries

Reason for action: To preserve portion of guideline in an effort to open a summer fishery.

Other information: Catch and release continues to be allowed in Bonneville Pool.

Information Contact: Region 5, 360-696-6211

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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