Kalama River reopens to fishing for hatchery spring chinook salmon

Kalama River - (Cowlitz County)

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Action: Kalama River anglers may retain hatchery spring chinook.

Effective Date: July 16 through July 31, 2013

Species Affected: Chinook salmon

Location: Kalama River from boundary markers at the mouth to 1,000 feet below fishway at the upper salmon hatchery.

Reason for Action: The hatchery escapement broodstock goal has been met.

Other Information: The salmon daily limit will be 6 hatchery chinook of which no more than 2 may be adults. Release all salmon other than hatchery chinook. Minimum size is 12 inches. Barbless hooks are required to fish for salmon and steelhead.

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