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Salmon openings for Puget sound 2016

There have been many openings for Puget Sound rivers lately, as the actual run appears to be larger than what was forecast. Most notably, the Skagit and Cascade have opened for coho fishing, as well as the Snohomish for coho and a portion of the Skykomish for hatchery steelhead. The South Fork Nooksack river opens on […]

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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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WDFW News Release: WDFW to release hatchery steelhead into inland lakes again this year

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish managers will release “early winter” hatchery steelhead into inland lakes again this year, now that federal fisheries officials have decided to conduct a full-scale environmental impact analysis of all Puget Sound hatchery steelhead programs. This follows the same action last year, which put a bunch of 10+ […]

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2013 is a Skagit River pink salmon year

With over a million pink salmon forecast for the Skagit River this year, it should make for some fast and furious action. Check the Skagit river page for more detailed information. http://www.fishwhatcom.com/lakesrivers/Skagit%20River.html Pink salmon will be in the Nooksack as well this year, with the season kicking off July 16th. By most reckining it is an […]

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