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 chinook salmon.
Location: Skykomish River, mouth to the mouth of the Wallace River; salmon, open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31.
Rules: Minimum size 12”, daily limit 4 hatchery chinook only 2 of which may be adults.
Reason for action: Coordinate the seasons between gamefish and chinook.
Additional information: This fishery was agreed to during from the North of Falcon salmon-season setting process. Gamefish rules are as described in the pamphlet and are already covered under permanent rules.
Information contact: Region 4 Mill Creek Office, (425) 775-1311.
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