Snohomish System Closes To Retention Of Hatchery Steelhead
Snohomish, Skykomish, Snoqualmie, Wallace rivers and Tokul Creek to close to retention of hatchery steelhead
Action: Closes the Snohomish, Skykomish, Snoqualmie Rivers, Wallace rivers and Tokul Creek to retention of hatchery steelhead.
Effective date: Dec. 19, 2019 until further notice.
Species affected: Hatchery steelhead.
- Snohomish River, from the mouth upstream to confluence of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie rivers;
- Skykomish River, from the mouth upstream to the confluence of the North Fork Skykomish and South Fork Skykomish rivers;
- Wallace River;
- Snoqualmie River, from the mouth upstream to Snoqualmie Falls;
- Tokul Creek.
Reason for action: The Wallace River, Reiter Ponds, and Tokul Creek hatcheries do not have adequate early winter steelhead broodstock on hand to meet egg-take goals.
Additional information: Fishing will reopen if egg-take goals are met. Retention of wild steelhead is unlawful statewide.
Information contact: Team Mill Creek, 425-775-1311.