Adult salmon daily limit increased on the Washougal River

Washougal River

Photo Credit: Courtesy of WDFW

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

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

Effective date: Nov. 19 through Dec. 31, 2020.

Species affected: Hatchery salmon.

Location: Washougal River, from the mouth to the bridge at Salmon Falls.

Rule: The salmon daily limit is 6 hatchery fish; up to 3 adults may be retained. Release all salmon other than hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho.

Reason for action: The current return of fall Chinook and coho salmon to the Washougal River has exceeded preseason expectations. Broodstock collection goals for several hatchery programs are on track to be met and additional fish are available for harvest.

Additional information: 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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