The Skagit River to open for hatchery spring Chinook

Skagit River

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Opens part of the Skagit River to fishing for hatchery spring Chinook.

Effective date: Immediately through May 31, 2021.

Species affected: Hatchery spring Chinook.

Location: Skagit River (Skagit Co.): From the highway 536 bridge (Memorial Highway Bridge) in Mt Vernon, to Gilligan Creek.

Rule: Salmon: Min. size 12”. Daily limit 2. Release all salmon other than hatchery Chinook. Night closure in effect.

Reason for action: Harvestable numbers of hatchery spring Chinook are forecast to return to Marblemount Hatchery. 

Additional information: Other fisheries in this area will remain closed per the current Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. The fishery will be actively monitored by WDFW. Anglers are reminded that they are required to cooperate with creel personnel collecting catch information.

Information contact: Mill Creek Regional Office, (425) 775-1311

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