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Salmon seasons set for Puget Sound; area waters expected to re-open to fishing

This news happened a couple weeks ago, and the permit still hasn’t been issued. Most puget sound rivers are still closed to fishing as of today. On May 26th state and Tribal leaders reached an agreement on fishing seasons, so rivers should be reopening soon. Stay tuned for more information. Additional information is at http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/may2616b/  and, […]

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Nooksack river re-opens to fishing

In a news release WDFW announces that the Nooksack river is re-opening to fishing from the Slater road upstream to the FFA marker in Deming. Previously closed areas remain closed, such as the North Fork, South Fork, and Middle Fork. Read the full release here. https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=1678  

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WDFW Fishing Rule Change: Fishing closed in areas of Nooksack River Basin due to drought

Nearly the entire Nooksack system is now closed to all fishing due to drought conditions. Read the press release below, and the discussion on the Fish Whatcom forum in the Nooksack 2015 thread that includes some further explanations.   WDFW Press release: August 27, 2015 Fishing closed in areas of Nooksack River Basin due to […]

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Official: Puget Sound rivers closing to all fishing to protect wild steelhead

Well, it’s official that some Puget Sound rivers are closing soon to protect wild steelhead, although we weren’t holding out hope that it would be any different this year than previously. WDFW has announced the closures for February 1st 2012, and February 16th 2012 for certain parts of certain rivers, on the Puyallup, Nooksack, Skagit, […]

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