WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
Drought conditions prompt “hoot-owl”
fishing restrictions on Nisqually River
Action: Nisqually River closed daily to fishing from 2 p.m. to one hour before official sunrise on days it is open for recreational fishing.
Effective date: Aug. 20, 2015 one hour before official sunrise until further notice
Location: The Nisqually River (Thurston County) from mouth to the military tank crossing bridge (located one mile upstream of mouth of Muck Creek).
Species affected: All species.
Reason for action: Unusually high water temperatures could result in higher than anticipated mortality of caught and released salmon.
Other Information: Anglers are reminded that the Nisqually River is closed for tribal fishing are Aug. 17-19, 24-26, and 31, Sept. 1, 2, 8-10, 14-16, 21-23, 28, and 29.
Information Contact: Larry Phillips (District Fish Biologist) 360-902-2721 or James Losee (Area Fish Biologist) 360-902-2741.
This Concludes our 2015 Nisqually River Fishing Report.
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