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

January 14, 2010

North Fork Stillaguamish River will re-open to fishing Jan. 16

Action: Section of the North Fork Stillaguamish River previously closed will re-open to fishing.

Effective dates: Jan 16, 2010.

Species affected: All game fish.

Location: North Fork Stillaguamish River, downstream from the Whitehorse Bridge approximately 4 river miles to the French Creek confluence. The Whitehorse Hatchery effluent and Fortson Hole area of the North Fork Stillaguamish will also reopen.

Reasons for action: The Whitehorse Hatchery facility will meet broodstock goals for winter steelhead.

Information Contact: Jennifer Whitney, District 13 Fish Biologist, 425-775-1311 ext. 107, Jennifer.Whitney@dfw.wa.gov

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing