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

September 3, 2010

Extend salmon season from Wells Dam to Brewster

Action: Extend salmon season on the Columbia River from Wells Dam to the Highway 173 Bridge in Brewster.

Effective dates: Sept. 8 through Oct. 15, 2010.

Location: From Wells Dam to the Highway 173 Bridge in Brewster.

Species affected: Salmon (sockeye and chinook)

Reason for action: To allow anglers to retain incidentally caught sockeye and/or salmon during steelhead fishery.

Other information: Daily limit six salmon. Minimum size 12 inches. Up to three adult chinook may be retained of which only one may be a wild adult. Release all COHO.

Important angler notes:

(1) Selective gear rules are in effect, except bait is allowed.

(2) Night closure is in effect