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

May 18, 2018

Fishing to close on a section of the Stillaguamish River

Action: Close the mainstem of the Stillaguamish River from Marine Drive (south of Stanwood) to the forks to all fishing, including catch and release fishing.

Effective date: June 1 through June 30, 2018.

Species affected: All fish species.

Location: The mainstem of the Stillaguamish River from Marine Drive (south of Stanwood) to the forks.

Reason for action: Concerns over impacts to critically low chinook.

Additional information: This section of the river will also be closed to all fishing (in permanent WAC regulations) July 1 through July 31.

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 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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