Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife WA State Fishing and Shellfishing

Emergency Rule Updates and News

Please note: These updates reflect changes to the Sportfishing Pamphlet. Rules found in the Sportfishing Pamphlet are in effect unless otherwise noted in the changes listed below.

Rule Changes > Freshwater Fishing > in a particular river or river system > Emergency rules currently in effect for Columbia River (Benton, Chelan, Clark, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pacific, Skamania, Stevens, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla and Yakima County)