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

October 31, 2018

Dungeness River to reopen to fishing

Action: Reopens a portion of the Dungeness River to permanent rule as listed in the Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet.

Effective date: Nov. 1, 2018.

Species affected: All species.

Location: Dungeness River from the mouth to Gray Wolf River at Dungeness Forks Campground.

Reason for action: River levels have returned to normal allowing for sufficient upstream passage of coho such that the Department expects to achieve egg take goals at the hatchery.

Additional information: Salmon daily limit will return to 4 hatchery coho, all other salmon must be released.

Information contact: Region 6 Office, (360) 249-4628.

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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