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Salmon Fishing Reopens On The Green River

Salmon angling reopens on the Green (Duwamish) River

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

Effective date: Immediately.     

Species affected: Salmon.

Location: Green (Duwamish) River (King Co.), from the mouth (an east-west line extending through the southernmost tip of Harbor Island) to the Tacoma Municipal Watershed Boundary Marker (1 mile downstream of Tacoma Headworks Dam).

Reason for action: Egg-take goals have been met for the Green River. The previously instituted conservation measures are no longer needed.

Additional information: 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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