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Skykomish River To Open For Chinook May 25th

The Skykomish River to open May 25 to fishing for hatchery chinook salmon

Action:  The Skykomish River will open to fishing for hatchery chinook salmon on May 25 (the Saturday before Memorial Day) to coincide with the gamefish season. 

Effective dates:  May 25 through July 31, 2019.

Species affected:  Hatchery chinook salmon.

Location:  Skykomish River, mouth to the mouth of the Wallace River; salmon, open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31.

Rules:  Minimum size 12”, daily limit 4 hatchery chinook only 2 of which may be adults. 

Reason for action: Coordinate the seasons between gamefish and chinook. 

Additional information: This fishery was agreed to during from the North of Falcon salmon-season setting process. Gamefish rules are as described in the pamphlet and are already covered under permanent rules.

Information contact: Region 4 Mill Creek Office, (425) 775-1311.

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