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

October 7, 2019

Part of the Skagit River to close three days to all fishing

Action: Closes part of the Skagit River to all fishing

Effective date: Oct. 7 through Oct. 9, 2019.

Species affected: All Species.

Location: Skagit River (Skagit Co.) from the Highway 9 Bridge to the Baker River.

Reason for action: This portion of the Skagit River will close to all fishing to avoid gear conflicts with treaty fisheries scheduled on the dates listed.

Additional information: Additional closures are anticipated. The department will announce the area closures through emergency rule changes, which can be found online at: https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/.

Information contact: Team Mill Creek, 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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