WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE
Sections of the Bogachiel and Calawah rivers to close to fishing
Action: Close sections of the Bogachiel and Calawah rivers to all fishing.
Effective date: Oct. 30, 2017 until further notice.
Species affected: All species.
Reason for action: WDFW previously closed these river sections to salmon retention when low flows created difficult conditions for migrating salmon, impeding their movement upstream.
Harvest estimates to date have exceeded preseason expectations. WDFW is closing these river sections to all fishing to protect chinook that are now moving upriver into spawning areas.
Additional information: The Quileute Tribe is also closing their fisheries until further notice.
Information contact: Region 6 Office, David Low: (360) 249-4628.
This concludes our 2017 Bogachiel River fishing report
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