Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

January 25, 2011

Snohomish River system will close early to fishing

Action: Close the Snohomish River system to fishing.

Species affected: All game fish.

Locations and effective dates:

- Snohomish River: From mouth (Burlington Northern railroad bridge) upstream to confluence of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie rivers will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Skykomish River: From mouth to Highway 2 bridge at the Big Eddy Access will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Skykomish River: From Highway 2 bridge at the Big Eddy Access to confluence of North and South forks will be closed to fishing on Feb. 16, 2011.

- Pilchuck River: From mouth to 500 feet downstream of the Snohomish city diversion dam will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Sultan River: From mouth to 400 feet downstream of diversion dam (river mile 9.7) will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Wallace River: From mouth (farthest downstream railroad bridge) to 200 feet upstream of water intake of salmon hatchery will be closed to fishing Feb. 16, 2011.

- Wallace River: From 200 feet upstream of water intake of salmon hatchery to Wallace Falls will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- North Fork Skykomish River: From mouth to 1000 feet downstream of Bear Creek Falls will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- South Fork Skykomish River: From mouth to 600 feet downstream of Sunset Falls Fishway will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Snoqualmie River: From mouth to boat ramp at Plumb access will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

- Snoqualmie River: From boat ramp at Plumb access to Snoqualmie Falls will be closed to fishing on Feb. 16, 2011.

- Tolt River: From mouth to USGS trolley cable near confluence of North and South Forks will be closed to fishing on Feb. 1, 2011.

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