2015 Stillaguamish River Fishing Report

Posted by on December 2, 2015

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Photo of a Stillaguamish River fishing access location.

Stillaguamish River in Arlington Washington.


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12/02/2015

 

2015 Stillaguamish River Fishing Report:

 

WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE  
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
http://wdfw.wa.gov

 

Release all steelhead on Stillaguamish River, and North Fork. Selective gear rules apply.

Action: On the Stillaguamish River and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, anglers must release all steelhead; selective gear rules apply. 

Effective Date:  Dec. 7, 2015 through Jan. 31, 2016

Species affected: Steelhead.

Locations: 

  • Stillaguamish River from Marine Drive upstream to the forks.
  • North Fork Stillaguamish from the mouth to Swede Heaven Bridge.

Reason for action:  Ensure broodstock needs for early winter steelhead are met at the Whitehorse Hatchery. No early winter hatchery steelhead smolt have been released from the Whitehorse Hatchery since 2013. This year’s hatchery return of early winter steelhead is forecast to be 22 percent of average for recent years. 

 Additional Information: A steelhead retention fishery may reopen if hatchery broodstock needs are met. Retention of gamefish other than steelhead is allowed as described in the Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet.  

Information contacts:  Mill Creek Regional Office (425) 775-1311

 

This concludes our 2015 Stillaguamish River Fishing Report.


Stillaguamish River Flow Rates 

Stillaguamish River Flow Rates

 

 

 

 


 

 

Stillaguamish River Water Levels 

Stillaguamish River Water Levels

 

 


 

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