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

August 18, 2004

Reiter Ponds section of Skykomish River opens to recreational fishing Aug. 21

Action: Open the Reiter Ponds section of the Skykomish River to recreational fishing.

Effective date: 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004

Species affected: All game fish including steelhead.

Location: Skykomish River from 1,500 feet upstream to 1,000 feet downstream of the Reiter Ponds Hatchery outlet.

Reason for action: The Reiter Ponds Hatchery has collected enough summer steelhead brood stock to meet production needs.

Other information: Public access through the Reiter Ponds Hatchery opens at 6:00 a.m.

Information contact: Chad Jackson, District Fish Biologist, (425) 775-1311, ext. 113