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

November 18, 2020

Adult salmon daily limit increased on the Klickitat River

Action: Increases the adult salmon daily limit to three fish.

Location and effective dates:

1. from the mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge: Nov. 19 through Jan. 31, 2021

2. from 400 feet above #5 Fishway to boundary markers below Klickitat Salmon hatchery: Nov. 19 through Nov. 30, 2020

Species affected: Salmon.

Rule: Salmon min. size 12". Daily limit 6. Up to 3 adults may be retained.

Reason for action: The current return of coho salmon to the Klickitat River has exceeded preseason expectations and additional fish are available for harvest.

Additional information: Anglers are reminded that the Closed Waters area between Fisher Hill Bridge and 400 feet above #5 Fishway remains in effect. All other permanent rules published in the 2020-2021 Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet remain in effect.

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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