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

November 4, 2020

Adult salmon daily limit increased in Drano Lake

Action: Increases the adult salmon portion of the salmon and steelhead daily limit to two fish; the hatchery steelhead limit remains one per day.

Effective date: Nov. 5 through Dec. 31, 2020

Species affected: Salmon

Location: Drano Lake

Rule: The salmon and hatchery steelhead daily limit is six fish; up to two adults may be retained, of which no more than one may be a hatchery steelhead.

Reason for action: Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery has achieved the 2020 fall Chinook broodstock collection goal, allowing the adult daily limit to be increased for additional harvest opportunity.

Additional information: All other permanent rules published in the 2020-2021 Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet remain in effect. Anglers are reminded to check the fishing rules pamphlet and for emergency rule changes before hitting the water.

Information contact: Matt Gardner, District Fish Biologist, (360) 906-6746

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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