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

October 10, 2019

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

Action: Closes part of the Skagit River to all fishing.

Effective date: Oct. 14 through Oct. 15, 2019.

Species affected: All Species.

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

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

Additional information: Anglers can find the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet on the WDFW website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations.

Anglers are reminded to always check for emergency rule changes prior to fishing. Rule changes can be found on the website at https: //fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/ or by calling the fishing hotline at 360-902-2500.

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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