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

October 1, 2021

Salmon seasons on Snohomish and Skykomish extended to Oct. 10

Action: Extend recreational salmon seasons by one week.

Effective date: Oct. 4 through Oct. 10, 2021.

Species affected: Pink salmon and hatchery coho salmon.

Location: Snohomish and Skykomish rivers.

Rule: Salmon daily limit four, of which up to one may be a hatchery coho. Min. size 12". Release all salmon other than pinks and hatchery coho.

Reason for action: In-season update model indicates additional allowable encounters of non-target species (wild coho and Chinook) during pink opening are available.

Additional information: All other regulations continue to apply. See the 2021-22 Washington Sport Rules pamphlet, available at eregulations.com/washington/fishing.

Information contact: WDFW Region 4 Office, teammillcreek@dfw.wa.gov

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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