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

November 9, 2007

Adult coho limit increase on the Cowlitz River

Action: Increase adult coho limit from two adults to six adults

Effective date: Nov.10, 2007 until further notice.

Species affected: Adult coho salmon

Location: Cowlitz River above Cowlitz Falls Dam

Reason for action: Hatchery escapement is expected to be met and surplus hatchery-origin coho are available for harvest

Other information: Release wild coho

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 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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