Upper Nisqually River to close for trout and gamefish

Nisqually River

Photo Credit: Courtesy of WDFW

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Closed to all fishing.

Effective dates: May 23 through June 30, 2020.

Species affected: All species.

Location: Nisqually River (Pierce and Thurston counties) from the military tank crossing bridge (located one mile upstream from the mouth of Muck Creek) to 400' below LaGrande Power House. 

Reasons for action: This closure is needed to protect wild adult steelhead and juvenile salmon. This is a permanent rule change that will remain in effect in future freshwater seasons.

Information contact: Gabe Madel (360) 902-2670, [email protected]

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