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Hoot Owl Restrictions For Peshastin Creek & Tributaries

Drought conditions prompt "hoot-owl" fishing restrictions on Peshastin Creek and tributaries


Action: Peshastin Creek and all tributaries are closed to fishing from 2:00 p.m. to midnight.

Effective date: Immediately until further notice.

Species affected: All species

Location: Peshastin Creek, a tributary of the Wenatchee River (Chelan Co.), and all tributaries of Peshastin Creek.

Reason for action: Low water flows and higher than normal water temperatures this summer are creating poor conditions for fish stocks. There areas are closed to fishing from 2:00 p.m. to midnight until water conditions improve.

Information contacts: Jeff Korth, Region 2 Fish Program Manager, (509) 754-4624, Travis Maitland, District 7 Fish Biologist, (509) 665-3337.

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