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

January 28, 2020

Anglers may retain hatchery steelhead in the Hoko River

Action: Returns Hoko River to permanent rules as listed in the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Effective date: Immediately.

Species affected: Hatchery steelhead.

Location: Hoko River (Clallam County), from the mouth to the Ellis Creek Bridge (river mile 18.5).

Reason for action: Hatchery broodstock needs have been met at the Hoko Falls Hatchery.

Additional information: Anglers should refer to the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for ongoing fishing opportunities. The pamphlet is available online at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/.

Information contact: Region 6 Montesano 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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