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

October 11, 2018

Lower Samish River re-opens to fishing Oct. 13

Action: Re-opens the lower Samish River to sport fishing.

Effective date: Oct. 13, 2018

Species affected: All species

Location: Samish River from the mouth (Bayview-Edison Rd.) to I-5

Reason for action: Hatchery broodstock needs for chinook salmon have been met.

Additional information: Fishing Seasons revert back to permanent regulations as listed in WDFW Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. Please refer to https://wdfw.wa.gov/ for further information on seasons.

Information contact: Mill Creek Regional 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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