Opens a portion of the upper Skykomish for hatchery steelhead fishing
Action: Opens the portion of the Skykomish River from Gold Bar/Big Eddy access (Hwy. 2 Bridge) to confluence of the North and South Forks to fishing for trout (steelhead) and gamefish.
Effective dates and times: Sept. 24 through Oct. 31, 2016.
Species affected: Trout and gamefish.
Locations and rules:
Skykomish River (Snohomish Co.) (from Gold Bar/Big Eddy Access (Hwy. 2 Bridge) to confluence of North and South forks.
Reason for action: State and tribal managers have agreed that opening a fishery for hatchery steelhead and gamefish will not compromise conservation objectives for coho escapement.
Additional Information: If in-season updates indicate a harvestable surplus of Snohomish coho, additional fisheries will be considered.
Information contact: Mill Creek Regional Office (425) 775-1311.
This concludes our 2016 Skykomish River Fishing Report.
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