Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
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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 "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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