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

September 29, 2010

Lower Quilcene River to close for fishing

Action: Closes lower Quilcene River for fishing.

Effective Dates: Oct. 2 through Oct. 31, 2010.

Species affected: All species.

Location: Quilcene River from mouth to the electric weir at Quilcene National Fish Hatchery.

Reason for action: The coho run is low and the hatchery has not collected enough fish to meet egg-take goals.

Other Information: The river will re-open if egg-take needs are met.

Information contacts: Thom Johnson, district biologist, 360-765-3979

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