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

November 27, 2019

Salmon angling reopens on the Green (Duwamish) River

Action: Reopens salmon angling under permanent rule as listed in the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Effective date: Immediately.

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Green (Duwamish) River (King Co.), from the mouth (an east-west line extending through the southernmost tip of Harbor Island) to the Tacoma Municipal Watershed Boundary Marker (1 mile downstream of Tacoma Headworks Dam).

Reason for action: Egg-take goals have been met for the Green River. The previously instituted conservation measures are no longer needed.

Additional information: Please refer to the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for additional rules, also found at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations.

Information contact: David Stormer, Puget Sound recreational salmon manager, 360-902-0058; or Mark Baltzell, Puget Sound salmon manager, 360-902-2807

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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