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

October 21, 2005

Anglers allowed to retain hatchery coho caught in Kalama River

Action: Open Kalama River for hatchery coho salmon

Effective date: Oct. 21, 2005

Species affected: Coho salmon

Location: From boundary markers at the river?s mouth to 1,000 feet below the fishway at the upper salmon hatchery

Reasons for action: Hatchery is expected to collect enough coho salmon to meet production needs.

Other information: Release all wild coho salmon.

Information contact: John Weinheimer, Region 5 office in Vancouver, (360) 696-6211

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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