Anglers no longer required to use selective gear in Big Quilcene River
Action: Removes selective gear rule requirements.
Effective date: Aug. 16 through Oct. 31, 2018.
Species affected: All species.
Location: Big Quilcene River from Rodgers Street to Hwy 101.
Reason for action: This rule will allow anglers to more effectively target hatchery coho.
Additional information: The anti-snagging rule and night closure will remain in effect during this period.
When in effect, selective gear rules require anglers to use only unscented artificial flies or lures with one single-point barbless hook. The use of bait is prohibited. For a complete description of selective gear rules, see page 11 of the 2018-19 Washington Sportfishing rules pamphlet.
Information contact: WDFW Region 6 office, (360) 249-4628.
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