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

May 19, 2010

Black River and tributaries open June 5

Action: Open Black River to trout and other game fish.

Effective dates: June 5, through Sept. 30, 2010.

Species affected: Trout and other game fish.

Location: Black River (Thurston Co.) from the mouth of Black Lake and all tributaries west of I-5, including Waddell Creek, Mima Creek, Dempsey Creek, Beaver Creek, Salmon Creek, and Blooms Ditch.

Reasons for action: Sufficient fishing opportunity exists for trout and other game fish in the Black River and tributaries to open the sections as identified.

Other information: Trout: June 5 - Sept. 30: Min. size 14". Daily limit 2. Selective gear rules in effect. Internal combustion motors prohibited.

Other game fish: June 5 - Sept. 30: Statewide min. size/daily limit. Selective gear rules in effect. Internal combustion motors prohibited.

Information Contact: Barbara McClellan, Region 6 Montesano (360) 249-4628

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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