Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
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 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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