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Minter Creek To Reopen For Salmon Angling

Salmon angling to reopen in Minter Creek

Action:  Reopens salmon angling under permanent rule as listed in the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Effective date: Nov.16, 2019.     

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Minter Creek (Pierce Co.).

Reason for action: Minter Creek Hatchery is now expected to meet hatchery egg-take goals. The previously instituted conservation measures are no longer needed.

Additional information: 

Minter Creek salmon rules through Dec. 15, 2019: Min. size 12”. Daily limit 6. Up to 2 adults may be retained. Release wild coho.

Please refer to the 2019-20 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet for additional rules, also found at

Information contact: David Stormer, Puget Sound recreational salmon manager, 360-902-0058; or Mark Baltzell, Puget Sound salmon manager, 360-902-2807.

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