Adult salmon daily limit increased on the Klickitat River

Klickitat River - WA

Photo Credit: Courtesy of WDFW

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Increases the adult salmon daily limit to three fish.

Location and effective dates:

  1. from the mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge: Nov. 19 through Jan. 31, 2021
  2. from 400 feet above #5 Fishway to boundary markers below Klickitat Salmon hatchery: Nov. 19 through Nov. 30, 2020

Species affected: Salmon.

Rule: Salmon min. size 12”. Daily limit 6. Up to 3 adults may be retained.

Reason for action: The current return of coho salmon to the Klickitat River has exceeded preseason expectations and additional fish are available for harvest.

Additional information: Anglers are reminded that the ‘Closed Waters’ area between Fisher Hill Bridge and 400 feet above #5 Fishway remains in effect. All other permanent rules published in the 2020-2021 Sport Fishing Rules Pamphlet remain in effect.

Information contact: Matt Gardner, District Fish Biologist, 360-906-6746

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