2015 Nooksack River Fishing Report:
Fishing rule change on the Nooksack river.
Hatchery steelhead retention reopens in Nooksack River, Whatcom Creek
Action: Open the North and Middle Forks of the Nooksack River to fishing; open the South Fork, mainstem Nooksack River and Whatcom Creek to hatchery steelhead retention.
Effective date: Dec. 25, 2015
Species affected: Steelhead and other gamefish
Locations and specific actions:
- The mainstem Nooksack River from Lummi Indian Reservation boundary to the confluence of the North and South Forks: hatchery steelhead retention allowed.
- The South Fork Nooksack from mouth to Skookum Creek: Hatchery steelhead retention allowed.
- Whatcom Creek from mouth to yellow markers below foot bridge below Dupont Street: Hatchery steelhead retention allowed.
- The Middle Fork Nooksack from mouth to city of Bellingham diversion dam: Reopened to all fishing.
- The North Fork from mouth to Nooksack Falls: Reopened to all fishing.
Reasons for action: The Kendall Creek Hatchery has met egg take, therefore restrictions are no longer necessary.
Information contact: Mill Creek Regional Office, 425 775-1311
This concludes our 2015 Nooksack River North Fork Fishing Report.
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