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

April 21, 2010

Deep River closed to spring chinook fishing

Action: Deep River (Wahkiakum County) will be closed for salmon and steelhead fishing.

Effective date: April 24, through June 15, 2010.

Species affected: Salmon and steelhead

Location: Deep River (Wahkiakum County) from the mouth to town bridge.

Reason for action: The fisheries below Bonneville Dam, including Select Areas, are close to the preseason guidelines for spring chinook prior to a run size update. Fisheries are being managed conservatively so as not to exceed the preseason guidelines.

Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishi