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

June 8, 2007

Daily limit for hatchery steelhead will increase on the Cowlitz River

Action: Increase bag limit to six hatchery steelhead on the Cowlitz River.

Effective dates: June 9 through Oct. 31, 2007

Species affected: Hatchery summer steelhead

Location: Cowlitz River from the Hwy 4 Bridge at Kelso upstream to 100 feet or posted markers below the Barrier Dam.

Reasons for action: The summer steelhead run on the Cowlitz River is strong and the hatchery escapement goal will be met.

Other information: Steelhead are no longer being recycled downstream on the Cowlitz River.

Information contact: Wolf Dammers 360/696-6211.

Fishers must have a current Washington f