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

December 17, 2010

Whatcom Creek re-opens to fishing

Action: The section of Whatcom Creek previously closed will re-open to fishing for all game fish.

Effective dates: Dec. 18, 2010

Species affected: All gamefish.

Location: Whatcom Creek from the mouth to Woburn Street Bridge.

Reasons for action: The Whatcom Creek and Kendall Creek Hatcheries are expected to meet broodstock needs from returning hatchery winter steelhead to meet basin production goals.

Other information: Please see the Sport fishing Rules 2010/2011 pamphlet edition, FISHING IN WASHINGTON, for a complete listing of fishing seasons and regulations.

Information Contact: Brett Barkdull, (360) 466-4345 ext. 270 barkdbcb@dfw.wa.gov

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, app