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

October 12, 2005

Elochoman River to close to salmon fishing

Action: Close Elochoman River to salmon fishing

Effective dates: Oct. 16 through Dec. 31, 2005

Species affected: All salmon

Location: Elochoman River from mouth to West Fork

Reasons for action: Late run hatchery coho are expected to return below numbers needed for hatchery broodstock.

Other information: Other regulations for trout and other game fish are listed in the 2005/2006 Fishing in Washington, Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet.

Information contact: Wolf Dammers (360) 906-6709

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet</