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Wallace River To Reopen For Coho Fishing

Wallace River re-opens to fishing for hatchery coho

Action:  Opens hatchery coho retention.

Effective dates:  October 17 through December 31, 2019.

Species affected:  Salmon.

Location:  Wallace River:  From the mouth (farthest downstream railroad bridge) to 200 feet upstream of the water intake to the salmon hatchery.


  • Salmon:  Min. size 12".  Daily limit 2 hatchery coho, release all other salmon.
  • Night closure and anti-snagging rule in effect through November 30.
  • Fishing from a floating device is prohibited beginning November 1.

Reason for action:  Coho broodstock goals have been met at the Wallace Hatchery and the remainder of hatchery coho are available for harvest.  

Additional information:  Gamefish rules remain as described in the pamphlet.  To ensure future generations of fish please avoid stepping on redds while fishing. 

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

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