Sno-King River Sections Open For Hatchery Steelhead

THE FOLLOWING IS A WDFW EMERGENCY REGULATION CHANGE

Parts of the Snohomish and Stillaguamish systems reopen to hatchery steelhead retention

Action: Returns these waters to permanent rules as listed in the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Effective date: Feb. 5, 2020.

Species affected: Hatchery steelhead.

Location: 

  • Skykomish River, from Wallace River upstream to the confluence of North and South forks.
  • Wallace River, from mouth to 200 feet upstream of water intake of hatchery.
  • Snoqualmie River, from boat ramp at Plumb Access to Snoqualmie Falls.
  • Tokul Creek, from mouth to posted boundary marker downstream of the diversion dam.
  • North Fork Stillaguamish River, from French Creek upstream to Swede Heaven Bridge.

Reason for action: Hatchery broodstock collection has ended for the season.

Additional information: For more information on fisheries in Stillaguamish and Snohomish rivers, see https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations

2 thoughts on “Sno-King River Sections Open For Hatchery Steelhead”

    1. Trying to figure this out with WDFW as their ereg initially stated “Parts of the Snohomish and Stillaguamish systems reopen to hatchery steelhead retention” but the regs pamphlet says differently.

      AW

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