Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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July 16, 2021

Skykomish River to close Chinook fishing

Action: Closes salmon fishing.

Effective date: July 19 through July 31, 2021

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Location: Skykomish River (Snohomish Co.), from the mouth to Wallace River

Reason for action: This action is necessary to ensure broodstock collection goals for the Wallace River Hatchery are met.

Additional information: Skykomish River gamefish seasons remain open as described in the 2021/2022 Washington Sportfishing Rules pamphlet, available online at https://www.eregulations.com/washington.

Information contact: Team Mill Creek, WDFW Region 4 Office (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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