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

September 17, 2010

Lower Kalama River closing to chinook retention

Action: Close lower Kalama River to all chinook retention.

Effective Dates: Sept. 20 through Dec. 31, 2010.

Species affected: Chinook salmon.

Location: Kalama River from boundary markers at the mouth to 1000' below the fishway at upper salmon hatchery.

Reason for action: Hatchery is not expected to meet broodstock needs.

Other information: Area remains open for retention of hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead.

Information contacts: Wolf Dammers (360) 696-6211

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on