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Kids only fishing opportunities at Reiter Ponds to be held the first Saturdays of June, July, and August

  WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Action:  Allow for juvenile fishing events targeting hatchery steelhead returning to Reiter Ponds on the Skykomish River. This section of the river will be closed to anglers 15 years and older during the times and dates listed below.  Effective dates and times:  From one hour before sunrise until noon on the

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Skykomsh River will open for Summer Chinook salmon this year!

  WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE     The Skykomish River to open May 25 to fishing for hatchery chinook salmon   Action:  The Skykomish River will open to fishing for hatchery chinook salmon on May 25 (the Saturday before Memorial Day) to coincide with the gamefish season.  Effective dates:  May 25 through July 31, 2019. Species affected:  Hatchery

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Skykomish and Wallace rivers reopen to fishing

  WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Action:  Reopens the Skykomish and Wallace rivers to fishing as described in the 2018-2019 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. The Wallace River will also be open from 200 feet downstream to 200 feet upstream of the salmon hatchery water intake with the following rules through Feb. 15: Gamefish open: Dolly

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WDFW schedules public meeting to discuss draft management plan for Snoqualmie Wildlife Area

  OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on a draft management plan for the Snoqualmie Wildlife Area in northwest Washington. WDFW will also host a public meeting next month to discuss the plan. The meeting is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., April 24, at WDFW’s North Puget Sound office, 16018 Mill

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Skykomish River Re-opens in select areas for game fish

  Skykomish River (near Reiter Ponds) re-open for fishing Action: Re-opens portions of the Skykomish River around Reiter Ponds and the Wallace River to fishing for trout (steelhead) and gamefish. Effective dates and times: Jan. 26 through Feb. 15, 2017. Species affected: Trout and gamefish. Locations: Skykomish River: From 1,500 feet upstream to 1,000 feet downstream

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Two prime areas of the Skykomish close to sport fishing

  Skykomish near Reiter Ponds and Wallace River to close to fishing Action: Close part of Wallace and Skykomish rivers to fishing. Effective date: Fishing to close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 through Feb. 15, 2017. Species affected: All species. Locations: Wallace River: From the railroad trestle (downstream of Hwy 2 bridge)

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Skykomish River Fishing Report 10-10-2016

10/10/2016 – John Snyder – Fishing The Skykomish   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Snohomish, Skykomish and Wallace rivers to open for coho salmon fishing Action: Opens the Snohomish River, the Skykomish River downstream of the Wallace River, and the Wallace River to the fishing for coho salmon through Oct. 31. Effective dates and times: Open to coho

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Skykomish River Fishing Report 09/23/2016

09/23/2016 – John Snyder – Fishing The Skykomish   Opens a portion of the upper Skykomish for hatchery steelhead fishing Action: Opens the portion of the Skykomish River from Gold Bar/Big Eddy access (Hwy. 2 Bridge) to confluence of the North and South Forks to fishing for trout (steelhead) and gamefish. Effective dates and times:

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Skykomish River Fishing Report Jan 1, 2015

01/31/2015   2015 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   The Skykomish Steelhead run is still going and Reiter ponds trap numbers are pretty good.  The lower portion of the Skykomish river closes today 1/31/2015, but from Gold Bar/Big Eddy Access (Hwy. Bridge) to confluence of North and South forks will remain open until Feb 15th. With only two

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Skykomish River Fishing Report May 7, 2015

05/07/2015   2015 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   Skykomish River hatchery Chinook fishery will not open June 1 Action: Close the Skykomish River to the retention of hatchery chinook salmon. Effective date: June 1 through July 31, 2015. Species affected: Hatchery chinook salmon. Location: The Skykomish River from the mouth upstream to the mouth of

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