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

January 14, 2008

North Fork Nooksack River re-opens to fishing

Action: The section of the North Fork of the Nooksack River previously closed will reopen to fishing for all game fish.

Effective dates: Effective Immediately.

Species affected: All gamefish.

Location: The North Fork Nooksack River from the yellow post located at the upstream most corner of the hatchery grounds, approximately 1,000 feet upstream of the mouth of Kendall Creek, downstream to the Mosquito Lake Road Bridge,

Reasons for action: The Kendall Creek Hatchery has met broodstock needs from returning hatchery winter steelhead to meet basin production goals.

Other information: Please see the Sport fishing Rules 2007/2008 pamphlet edition, FISHING IN WASHINGTON, for a complete listing of fishing seasons and regulations.