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

September 21, 2007

Salmon fishing starts Oct. 1 on Humptulips River

Action: Opens a section of the river to salmon fishing effective October 1.

Location: Humptulips River from Ocean Beach Road (near Copalis Crossing) to HWY 101 Bridge.

Effective dates: October 1, 2007 through October 15, 2007

Species affected: Hatchery Coho

Location: Humptulips River from Ocean Beach Road (near Copalis Crossing) to Hwy 101 Bridge.

Reasons for action: This emergency rule is necessary to correspond with the original intent developed through North of Falcon.

Other information: Daily limit 6 hatchery coho of which no more than 2 may be adult hatchery coho. Release adult Chinook, wild coho and chum. Bait prohibited. Night closure and single point barbless hooks required. Closed for Game Fish.

Information contact: Region 6, (360) 249-4628.

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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