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

October 29, 2010

Closure of Nisqually River for coho retention

Action: Close Nisqually River for coho retention.

Effective Dates: Nov. 1, 2010 until further notice.

Species affected: Coho salmon.

Location: Nisqually River from the mouth to military tank crossing bridge (located one mile upstream of mouth of Muck Creek).Pierce/Thurston counties.

Reason for action: As of Oct. 22, only 75 hatchery coho have returned to the Clear Creek salmon hatchery. Approximately 700 adults are needed to meet the program goal.

Other information: Anglers should refer to the Sport fishing Rules 2010/2011 pamphlet edition, FISHING IN WASHINGTON for other ongoing fishing opportunities.

Information Contact: Larry Phillips (360) 902-2721.

Fishers must