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

December 24, 2007

Electric motors allowed on a portion of the Kalama River

Action: Electric motors will be allowed on the Kalama River in Cowlitz County upstream of the Modrow Bridge, effective Jan. 1, 2008.

Effective dates: Jan. 1, 2008 until further notice.

Species affected: All species

Location: Kalama River (Cowlitz County) upstream of the Modrow Bridge.

Reasons for action: Allowing the use of electric motors by all people will especially help those with disabilities, who have problems using oars or need assistance using a motor.

Information Contact: Brenda Kane, ADA Program Manager, Human Resources (360) 902-2349 or kanebkk@dfw.wa.gov

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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