WSR 97-18-035

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Fisheries)

(Wildlife)

[Filed August 27, 1997, 10:38 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: August 26, 1997.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: WAC 220-16-470, 220-56-124, 220-56-190, 220-56-191, 220-56-195, 220-56-205, 220-57-130, 220-57-135, 220-57-137, 220-57-140, 220-57-155, 220-57-160, 220-57-175, 220-57-190, 220-57-200, 220-57-230, 220-57-235, 220-57-240, 220-57-250, 220-57-255, 220-57-270, 220-57-280, 220-57-285, 220-57-300, 220-57-310, 220-57-319, 220-57-370, 220-57-385, 220-57-415, 220-57-425, 220-57-430, 220-57-435, 220-57-460, 220-57-465, 220-57-480, 220-57-495, 220-57-525, 220-57A-145, 220-57A-175, 232-12-001, 232-12-619, and 232-28-619.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 75.08.080, 75.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-15-147 on July 23, 1997.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Differences between proposed and adopted rule: WAC 220-56-190, Catch Area 2, allow only one chinook salmon. Provide for minimum sizes in all areas; WAC 220-56-205, Lewis River - North Fork, leave dates as is. Toutle River, restriction applies downstream from Highway 504 Bridge; WAC 220-57-137, season downstream from Voight Creek; WAC 220-57-13701, special daily limit of 2 salmon; WAC 220-57-160, restore seasons; WAC 220-57-190, season upstream from Old Highway 99 Bridge; WAC 220-57-250, salmon release above covered bridge; and WAC 220-57-430, define "adult salmon."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 2, amended 42, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

August 26, 1997

Bern Shanks, Ph.D.

Director

NEW SECTION

WAC 220-16-470 Wild. "Wild" when used to describe the difference between a hatchery fish and a nonhatchery fish means a fish with all fins intact. A fish missing an adipose or ventral fin with a healed scar at the site is not a wild fish.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-56-124 Unlawful provisions--Hoodsport Hatchery. During the period October ((16)) 1 through December 15, those waters of Catch Record Card Area 12 within a 2,000 foot arc seaward of yellow buoys at the mouth of Finch Creek at the Hoodsport Salmon Hatchery are regulated as provided for in this section:

(1) These waters are open to salmon angling regardless of the status of the surrounding waters of Area 12.

(2) Special daily limit of four ((chum)) salmon, except release chinook salmon - October 1 through October 15. Special daily limit of four salmon of which no more than two may be chinook salmon - October 16 through December 15.

(3) During the period October ((16)) 1 through December 15 it is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken from these waters from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-124, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-124, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-124, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-56-124, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-56-190 Coastal salmon--Saltwater seasons and daily limits. It shall be unlawful to take, fish for or possess salmon taken by angling for personal use except from the following coastal areas, during the seasons, in the quantities, sizes and for the species designated in this section and as defined in the daily limit codes in WAC 220-56-180:

(1) ((Catch Record Card Areas 1, 2, 3, 4 and those waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca west of the mouth of the Sekiu River - Closed.)) Catch Record Card Area 1 - Special daily limit of two salmon, special cumulative limit of four salmon in any seven consecutive days - Sundays through Thursdays only, July 21 through September 25, except closed 0-3 miles offshore and closed in the Columbia River Mouth Control Zone 1, see WAC 220-56-195.

(2) Catch Record Card Area 2 - Special daily limit of two salmon only one of which may be a chinook salmon, special cumulative limit of four salmon in any seven consecutive days - Sundays through Thursdays only, July 21 through September 25, except closed 0-3 miles offshore.

(3) Grays Harbor (Catch Record Card Area 2-2) (a) Special daily limit of six salmon, not more than four of which may be adult salmon, defined as chinook salmon over 24 inches in length, coho salmon over 20 inches in length or pink, chum or sockeye salmon greater than 12 inches in length - August 16 through January 31 in the Westport boat basin only. (b) Daily Limit A, except release all coho - September ((16)) 1 through ((January 31)) September 30: Waters of Catch Record Card Area 2-2 east of the Channel Marker 13 Line.

(((3))) (4) Willapa Bay (Catch Record Card Area 2-1) Special daily limit of six salmon, not more than ((four)) three of which may be adult salmon, defined as chinook salmon over 24 inches in length, coho salmon over 20 inches in length or pink, chum or sockeye salmon greater than 12 inches in length - August 16 through January 31.

(5) Catch Record Card Area 3 - Special daily limit of two salmon - July 21 through September 25.

(6) Catch Record Card Area 4 - (a) Waters west of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line - Special daily limit of two salmon, except release coho - July 21 through September 25. (b) Waters east of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line: September 15 through July 31, closed; August 1 through August 29 -Special daily limit of two salmon except release coho and chinook; August 30 through August 31 - Special daily limit of two salmon except release chinook; September 1 through September 14, catch and release only and terminal gear limited to surface flies only.

(7) Unless otherwise provided for in this section, minimum size 24 inches for chinook salmon and 16 inches for coho salmon. No minimum size for other salmon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-190, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-190, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-190, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-190, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-190, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-190, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-190, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-190, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-190, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-56-190, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-190, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-190, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-190, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-190, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-064.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-56-191 Puget Sound salmon--Saltwater seasons and daily limits. It is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken by angling for personal use except from the following Puget Sound areas, during the seasons, in the quantities, sizes, and for the species designated in this section and as defined in the daily limit codes in WAC 220-56-180. Puget Sound waters west of the mouth of the Sekiu River are managed concurrent with ocean waters as provided for in WAC 220-56-190. In all fisheries provided for in this section, chinook salmon minimum size 22 inches and no minimum size for other salmon.

(1) Catch Record Card Areas 5 and 6 -

(a) Special daily limit of 2 salmon April 16 through June 15 except all chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length and all coho salmon must be released.

(b) During the period April 16 through September 30 and November 1 through April 15, Dungeness Bay is closed to salmon angling. October 1 through October 31, special daily limit of two coho salmon.

(c) Special daily limit of 2 salmon June 16 through ((October 31 - Closed)) June 30, except release coho.

(d) ((Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection October 1 through October 31 in Dungeness Bay - Special daily limit of 2 coho salmon.)) July 1 through July 31 - Closed.

(e) ((November)) August 1 through August 10 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon, except release coho and chinook.

(f) August 11 through September 15, special daily limit of 2 salmon, except release chinook.

(g) September 16 through January 31 - Closed.

(h) February 1 through April 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. Release all coho.

(2) Catch Record Card Area 7:

(a) ((May)) October 1 through ((April 30)) July 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. During the period April 16 through June 15 all chinook salmon greater than 30 inches in length must be released.

(b) August 1 through September 30 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be coho or chinook.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection during the period ((September)) October 1 through ((November 30)) December 31 the special daily limit in Bellingham Bay is 4 salmon no more than 2 of which may be chinook.

(3) Catch Record Card Area 8-1:

(a) ((September 1 through October 31 - Open only in those waters of Oak Harbor west of a line from Forbes Point to Blowers Bluff (Oak Harbor). Special daily limit of 2 coho salmon.

(b) November 1)) September 16 through April 15 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon. During the period September 16 through September 30 release chinook.

(b) April 16 through August 15 - Closed.

(c) August 16 through September 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be coho and release all chinook.

(4) Catch Record Card Area 8-2:

(a) August 1 through September 30 - ((Open in)) Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release chinook salmon taken outside the Tulalip Bay zone, defined as those waters adjacent to Tulalip Bay west of a line from Mission Point to Hermosa Point and within 2,000 feet from shore between the pilings at Old Bowers Resort northerly to a fishing boundary marker approximately 1.4 miles northwest of Hermosa Point (((Tulalip Special Area Fishery). Special daily limit of 2 salmon)).

(b) October 1 through ((April 30)) May 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.

(c) ((May)) June 1 through ((September 30)) July 31 - Closed.

(5) Catch Record Card Area 9:

(a) ((May)) November 1 through ((July 4)) June 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.

(b) July ((5)) 1 through ((October 15)) July 31 - Closed.

(c) ((October 16)) August 1 through ((October 31)) September 1 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release ((coho)) chinook salmon.

(d) ((November 1 through April 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.)) September 2 through September 30 - Closed.

(e) October 1 through October 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release coho.

(f) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, salmon fishing is permitted year-((around)) round from the Edmonds Fishing Pier - Special daily limit of 2 salmon and all salmon species may be retained.

(((f) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, those waters of Port Gamble south of a line from the Point Julia Dock true west to the mainland - Open September 1 through October 31 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.))

(6) Catch Record Card Area 10:

(a) October 16 through ((July 4)) June 30 - Special daily limit of 2 salmon.

(b) July ((5)) 1 through October 15 - ((Open only in those waters south of Agate Pass Bridge and those waters south of a line from Restoration Point to Alki Point.)) Special daily limit of 2 salmon except:

(i) During the period July 1 through September 15, Elliott Bay east of a line from Pier 91 to Duwamish Head is closed.

(ii) During the period July 1 through October 15, Shilshole Bay east of a line from Meadow Point to West Point is closed.

(iii) During the period July 1 through August 31, release chinook in waters north of a line from West Point to Skiff Point and in waters northeast of the Agate Pass Bridge.

(iv) During the period September 16 through October 15, release chinook in the Duwamish Waterway from the First Avenue South Bridge to an east-west line through SW Hanford Street on Harbor Island.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, salmon fishing is permitted year-((around)) round from the Elliott Bay public fishing pier at Terminal 86 and Seacrest Pier - Special daily limit of 2 salmon and all salmon species may be retained.

(7) Catch Record Card Area 11 - May 1 through April 30 - Daily limit of 2 salmon.

(8) Catch Record Card Area 12 ((- May 1)):

(a) December 16 through ((October 31, closed except Quilcene/Dabob Bays northerly of a line drawn due east from Whitney Point open August 16 through October 31:)) July 15 - Special daily limit of 2 ((coho)) salmon. ((November 1 through April 30 - Daily limit of 2 salmon except))

(b) July 16 through September 30 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be pink salmon and release all chinook and chum.

(c) October 1 through October 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than 2 of which may be chinook and release all chum.

(d) October 16 through December 15 - Special daily limit of 4 salmon, not more than two of which may be chinook.

(e) Waters of the Hoodsport Hatchery Zone are managed separately as provided for in WAC 220-56-124.

(9) Catch Record Card Area 13 - May 1 through April 30 - Daily limit of 2 salmon.

(10) In the above waters there are specified closures as provided for in WAC 220-56-128 and 220-56-195. Additionally, there are gear and area restrictions at Shilshole Bay, the Duwamish Waterway, and Budd Inlet, and at Titlow Beach and the Edmonds underwater park and the Elliott Bay, Les Davis, and Des Moines public fishing piers. See specific sections in chapter 220-56 WAC for salmon angling restrictions at these locations.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-191, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-191, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-191, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-191, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-56-195 Closed areas--Saltwater salmon angling. The following areas shall be closed to salmon angling during the times indicated:

(1) Skagit Bay: Those waters lying easterly of a line projected from West Point on Whidbey Island to Reservation Head on Fidalgo Island, northerly of a line projected from Polnell Point to Rocky Point, northerly of the state Highway 532 Bridge between Camano Island and the mainland and south of a line between the south end of McGlinn Island and the light at the south end of Fidalgo Island (Qk Fl) at the south end of Swinomish Slough shall be closed to salmon angling April 16 through June 15.

(2) Bellingham Bay: Those waters of Bellingham, Samish and Padilla Bays southerly of a line projected from the most westerly point of Gooseberry Point to Sandy Point, easterly of a line from Sandy Point to Point Migley thence along the eastern shoreline of Lummi Island to Carter Point, thence to the most northerly tip of Vendovi Island thence to Clark Point on Guemes Island following the shoreline to Southeast Point on Guemes Island thence to March Point on Fidalgo Island and north of the Burlington Railroad Bridges at the north end of Swinomish Slough shall be closed to salmon angling April 16 through July 31.

(3) Carr Inlet:

(a) Those waters north of a line from Green Point to Penrose Point are closed to salmon angling ((from)) April 16 through July 31.

(b) Those waters of Carr Inlet within 1,000 feet of the outer oyster stakes at the mouth of Minter Creek are closed to salmon angling April 16 through September 30.

(((c) Those waters of Carr Inlet and Hale Passage north of a line from Penrose Point to the Carr Inlet Acoustic Range Naval Facility Pier and northwesterly of the Fox Island Bridge shall be closed to salmon angling from April 16 through June 15.))

(4) Dungeness Bay: Those waters westerly of a line from Dungeness Spit Light to the number 2 red buoy, and then to the Port Williams boat ramp are closed to salmon angling April 16 through September 30 and November 1 through April 15.

(5) Samish Bay: Those waters southerly of a line projected true east from Fish Point are closed to salmon angling August 1 through October 15.

(6) ((Port Susan: Those waters of Port Susan north of a line from Camano Head to Hermosa Point are closed to salmon angling April 16 through September 30 except waters of the Tulalip Special Area Fishery as provided for in WAC 220-56-191 (4)(a).

(7))) Columbia River Mouth Control Zone 1: Washington waters within Control Zone 1, which Control Zone is described as the ocean area surrounding the Columbia River mouth west of the Buoy 10 line and bounded by a line extending for 6 nautical miles due west from North Head along 4618'00" N. latitude to 12413'18" W. longitude, then southerly along a line of 167 true to 4611'06" N. latitude and 12411'00" W. longitude (Columbia River Buoy), then northeast along Red Buoy Line to the tip of the south jetty are closed to salmon angling at all times except open to fishing from the north jetty when adjacent waters north of the Control Zone are open to salmon angling or the Buoy 10 fishery is open.

(((8))) (7) Commencement Bay: Those waters east of a line projected from the Sperry Ocean Dock to landfall below the Cliff House Restaurant on the north shore of Commencement Bay are closed ((from)) April 16 through June 30.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-195, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-56-195, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-56-195, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-56-195, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-195, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-56-195, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-56-195, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-195, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-56-195, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-195, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-56-195, filed 4/9/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-56-195, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-56-195, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-195, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-56-205 Hook rules--Nonbuoyant lures. It is unlawful to fish for or to possess salmon taken for personal use from freshwater unless the hooks used meet the requirements of this section:

(1) Nonbuoyant lure restriction: In the following waters and during the periods shown, it is unlawful to use a nonbuoyant lure that has more than one single hook or has a hook measuring more than 3/4 inch point to shank:



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Area Time period

Naselle River (including all forks) ((September 1-November 30))

Hwy 101 Bridge to Hwy 4 Bridge July 1-January 31

Hwy 4 Bridge to Big Hill Bridge October 16-January 31

Willapa River ((September 1-November 30))

Mouth to Hwy 6 Bridge October 1-November 30

Hwy 6 Bridge to Fork Creek October 16-January 31

Humptulips River September 1-November 30

Satsop River (including all forks) September 1-November 30

((North)) Nemah River-North Fork ((September)) October 1-November 30

Nemah River-Middle Fork September 1-November 30

Dungeness and Gray Wolf Rivers August 1-October 15

Kennedy Creek October 1-December 31

((South Fork)) Nooksack River-South

Fork Mouth to Skookum Creek August 1-October 31

((South Fork)) Nooksack River-South

Fork Upstream from Skookum Creek June 1-September 30

Big Quilcene River August 1-December 31

Samish River August 1-December 31

Stillaguamish River (including all forks) August 1-November 30

Whatcom Creek August 1-December 31

Cowlitz River

From Mill Creek to Barrier Dam ((April)) August 1-October 31

Kalama River

((From 200 feet above Modrow Trap to mouth))

Mouth to temporary rack September 1-October 31

((North)) Lewis River-North Fork

From ((overhead powerlines below Ariel Dam to)) lower Cedar

Creek Boat Ramp to Colvin Creek April 1-October 31

Washougal River

Downstream of Salmon Falls Bridge September 1-October 31

Icicle River

From Leavenworth Federal Fish Hatchery to mouth May 8-June 30

Wenatchee River

From mouth of Icicle River to Highway 2 Bridge May 8-June 15

Skagit River (and tributaries)

Upstream of Gilligan Creek July 1-November 30

Tokul Creek

From mouth to posted cable markers December 1-March 31

Capitol Lake August 1-November 30

Deschutes River August 1-November 30

Elochoman River September 1-((November 30)) October 31

Grays River September 1-((November 30)) October 31

Green/Duwamish River

mouth to Highway 164 Bridge August 1-November 30

McAllister Creek August 1-November 30

Nisqually River August 1-November 30

Puyallup River

mouth to Carbon River August 1-November 30

Skykomish River (including all forks) August 1-November 30

Snohomish River August 1-November 30

White/Stuck River October 1-November 30

Toutle River-North Fork

Highway 504 Bridge near Kidd Valley

to mouth of Green River September 1-October 31

Green River (Cowlitz Co.)

mouth to 1500 feet below hatchery rack September 1-October 31

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(2) No leads, weights or sinkers may be attached below or less than 12 inches above a buoyant lure.

(3) All hooks must be attached within three inches of the bait or lure.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-56-205, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-56-205, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-04-066 (Order 95-10), 220-56-205,; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-56-205, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-56-205, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 90-06-026, 220-56-205, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-56-205, filed 4/26/88; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-56-205, filed 4/9/86; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-56-205, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-56-205, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-56-205, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-130 Bogachiel River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - July 1 through November 30: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-130, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-130, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-130, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-130, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-130, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-130, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-130, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-130, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-130, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-130, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-130, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-130, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-130, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-130, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-004.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-135 Calawah River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - July 1 through November 30: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-135, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-135, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-135, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-135, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-135, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-135, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-048 (Order 85-33), 220-57-135, filed 4/16/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-135, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-135, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-135, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-135, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-135, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-135, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-135, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-006.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-137 Carbon River. Daily Limit A except up to 4 adult salmon may be retained, provided that not more than 2 are adult chinook and release all pink salmon - September 1 through November 30 downstream from the ((old bridge abutments near the east end of Bridge Street in Orting)) mouth of Voight Creek.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-137, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-137, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-137, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-137, filed 3/16/89; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-137, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-137, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-137, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79.]

NEW SECTION

WAC 220-57-13701 Cascade River. Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release wild coho - October 1 through November 30: Upstream from mouth to hatchery road bridge.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-140 Chehalis River. (1) Daily Limit A - ((July 1)) May 16 through ((August 31)) July 15: Downstream from the ((Porter)) high bridge on the Weyerhaeuser 1000 line approximately 400 yards downstream of Roger Creek.

(2) Daily Limit A - September 1 through ((October 31)) September 30 except release adult coho salmon: Downstream from the ((Mellon Street)) Porter Bridge ((in Centralia)). Single point barbless hooks required.

(((3) Daily Limit A - November 1 through January 31: Downstream from the high bridge on Weyerhaeuser Logging Road Number 17.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-140, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-140, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 90-06-026, 220-57-140, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-140, filed 3/16/89; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-140, filed 4/9/86; 84-08-024 (Order 84-25), 220-57-140, filed 3/28/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-140, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-140, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-140, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-140, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-140, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-140, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-008.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-155 Clearwater River (Jefferson County). Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - June 1 through ((August 31)) November 30: Downstream from the mouth of the Snahapish River.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-155, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-155, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-155, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-155, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-155, filed 4/21/87; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-155, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-155, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-155, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-155, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-155, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-155, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-155, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-010.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-53, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 220-57-160 Columbia River. (1) Daily Limit C - June 1 through December 31: Downstream from Chief Joseph Dam to Rocky Reach Dam.

(2) Rocky Reach Dam to Priest Rapids Dam: Daily Limit C - June 1 through September 15; Daily Limit A - September 16 through December 31.

(3) Priest Rapids Dam to the Vernita Bridge: Daily Limit C - June 1 through August 15; Daily Limit A - August 16 through October 31; Daily Limit C - November 1 through December 31.

(4) Vernita Bridge to old Hanford townsite wooden power line towers; Daily Limit C - June 16 through August 15; Daily Limit A - August 16 through October 22.

(5) Old Hanford townsite wooden power line towers to Highway 395 Bridge connecting Pasco and Kennewick: Daily Limit C - June 1 through August 15; Daily Limit A - August 16 through December 31.

(6) Highway 395 Bridge connecting Pasco and Kennewick to the Interstate 5 Bridge: Daily Limit A - August 1 through December 31. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream of the Highway 395 Bridge.

(7) Interstate 5 Bridge to the Megler-Astoria Bridge: Daily Limit A - August 1 through March 31. During September, it is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use in those waters of the Columbia River north of a line from Abernathy Point Light to a boundary marker east of the mouth of Abernathy Creek. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream from the Interstate 5 Bridge to the Megler-Astoria Bridge.

(8) Megler-Astoria Bridge to the Buoy 10 Line:

(a) Daily Limit F ((except release chinook salmon)) - August 1 through ((Labor Day. It is unlawful to use barbed hooks in the fishery provided for in this subsection.

(b) Daily limit F - the day after Labor Day through)) September 30.

(((c))) (b) Daily Limit A - October 1 through March 31.

(((d))) (c) It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken downstream from the Megler-Astoria Bridge to the Buoy 10 Line.

(((9))) (8) North Jetty (mouth of Columbia River): Open to angling from the bank only when state waters north of the control zone are open to salmon angling. During such periods fishing from the north jetty is open 7 days per week and the daily limit shall be the same as for the ocean waters when open. Also open to angling from the bank only concurrent with the Buoy 10 fishery. Daily limit and gear requirement will be identical with those in the Buoy 10 fishery. It is unlawful to take or possess sockeye or chum salmon taken from the North Jetty.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), 220-57-160, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-160, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-160, 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-160, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-57-160, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-15-022 (Order 89-56), 220-57-160, filed 7/12/89; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-160, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-160, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-160, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-160, filed 4/9/86; 85-20), 220-57-160, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-160, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-160, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-160, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-160, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-160, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-160, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-160, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-160, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-160, filed 3/15/76 and 3/24/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-011.]

Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.





AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-175 Cowlitz River. (1) Daily Limit A except ((release chinook salmon greater than 24 inches in length August 1 through October 15 and)) release chinook salmon greater than 28 inches in length caught upstream from Blue Creek October ((16)) 1 through December 31 - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from fishing boundary markers approximately 400 feet below barrier dam structures at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery Barrier Dam except closed to salmon angling from the markers to the mouth of Mill Creek when fishing from the south shore August 1 through October 15.

(2) Special daily limit of one salmon - May 1 through July 31: Downstream from I-5 Bridge.

(3) Salmon angling from boats is prohibited the entire year in designated open waters between the barrier dam and a line from the mouth of Mill Creek to a boundary marker on the opposite shore.

(4) Daily Limit A except minimum size of 8 inches - open the entire year: From the confluence of the Muddy Fork and Ohanapecosh rivers downstream to Scanewa Lake (Cowlitz Falls Reservoir).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-175, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-175, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-175, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-175, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-175, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-175, filed 4/9/86; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-175, filed 4/9/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-175, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-175, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-175, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-175, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-175, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-175, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; O 76-14, 220-57-175, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-014.]





AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-190 Deschutes River. Daily Limit A except release coho salmon - July 1 through November 30: Upstream from ((Interstate 5 Bridge except closed from a point 400 feet below the lower fish ladder at Tumwater Falls upstream to)) the Old Highway 99 Bridge immediately upstream from Tumwater Falls.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-190, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-190, filed 3/16/89; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-190, filed 6/9/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-190, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-190, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-190, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-021.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-200 Dickey River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - July 1 through November 30: Downstream of the mouth of east fork of the Dickey River to the National Park boundary. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-200, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-200, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-200, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-200, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-200, filed 4/26/88; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-200, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-200, filed 4/11/84; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-200, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-200, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 76-14, 220-57-200, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-023.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-230 Elk River. ((Daily Limit A - July 1 through January 31: Downstream from the confluence of the west and middle forks to the Highway 105 Bridge.)) Closed to salmon angling the entire year.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-230, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-230, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-230, filed 4/26/88; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-230, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-230, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-230, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; Order 77-3, 220-57-230, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-230, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-030.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-235 Elochoman River. (1) Daily Limit A ((except release chinook salmon 24 inches in length and greater)) - September 1 through ((October 15)) September 30: Downstream from the mouth of the west fork.

(2) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon greater than 28 inches ((or greater)) taken upstream from the Foster Road Bridge - October ((16)) 1 through December 31: Downstream from the mouth of the west fork.

(3) The following waters are closed to salmon angling at all times:

(a) From a point 100 feet above the upper hatchery rack to the Elochoman Salmon Hatchery Bridge located approximately 400 feet below the upper hatchery rack.

(b) From the department of fish and wildlife's temporary rack downstream to Foster (Risk) Road Bridge while this rack is installed in the river.

(c) Between points 50 feet above and 100 feet below the outlet pipes from the most downstream Elochoman Salmon Hatchery rearing pond and extending 30 feet out from the south bank of the river.

(d) From the Beaver Creek Bridge to 200 feet below the weir at Beaver Creek Hatchery.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-235, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-235, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-235, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-235, filed 4/21/87; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-235, filed 4/9/86; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-235, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-235, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-235, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-235, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 76-14, 220-57-235, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-031.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-240 Elwha River. (1) Special daily limit ((A except release chinook, pink and chum salmon)) of six coho of which no more than four can be adult coho - October 1 through ((October 31)) November 15.

(2) It is unlawful to fish for or possess salmon taken from the waters of the Elwha River between markers located approximately 50 yards upstream and downstream from the tribal hatchery outfall, from the slough connecting the hatchery outfall to the mainstem of the river or within 200 feet downstream of the south spillway on Aldwell Lake Dam to Aldwell Dam.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-240, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-240, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-240, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (O 88-15), 220-57-240, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-240, filed 4/21/87; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-240, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-240, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-240, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-240, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-240, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-032.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-250 Grays River. Daily Limit A except release all chum salmon and release chinook salmon ((24)) greater than 28 inches in length ((or greater)) caught upstream of the covered bridge October 1 through October 31 - September 1 through October 31: Open from mouth to mouth of South Fork Grays River. West Fork Grays River closed to salmon angling.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-250, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-250, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-250, filed 4/21/87; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-250, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 76-14, 220-57-250, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-036.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-255 Green River (Cowlitz County). ((Closed to salmon angling the entire year.)) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon over 28 inches in length October 1 through November 30 - September 1 through November 30: Mouth to 1000 Road Bridge. Closed waters from 1,500 feet below salmon hatchery rack upstream to the water intake at the upper end of the hatchery grounds.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-255, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-255, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-255, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-255, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-255, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-255, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-255, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-255, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 76-14, 220-57-255, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-037.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-270 Hoh River. (1) Daily Limit C - May 16 through August 31: Downstream from the mouth of the south fork Hoh to the Morgan's Crossing boat launch, including Olympic National Park.

(2) Daily Limit A - May 16 through August 31: Downstream from the Morgan's Crossing boat launch to the Highway 101 Bridge.

(3) Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - ((September 1)) May 16 through November 30: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-270, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-270, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 90-06-026, 220-57-270, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-270, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-270, filed 4/21/87; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-270, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-270, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-270, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-270, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-270, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-270, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-270, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-270, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-270, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-040.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-280 Hoquiam River--All forks. ((Main Hoquiam River, west fork of Hoquiam River downstream from the bridge on the Dekay Road and east fork of Hoquiam River downstream from the abandoned flat car bridge below the mouth of Berryman Creek - Daily Limit A - July 1 through January 31.)) Closed to salmon angling the entire year.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-280, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-280, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-280, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-280, filed 4/21/87; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-280, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-280, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-280, filed 3/18/82; Order 76-14, 220-57-280, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-042.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-285 Humptulips River. (((1) Daily Limit C - July 1 through January 31: Downstream of confluence of east and west forks to Highway 101 Bridge.

(2))) Daily Limit A - ((July 1)) September 1 through ((January 31)) October 15: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-285, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-285, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-285, filed 3/16/89; 85-09-048 (Order 85-33), 220-57-285, filed 4/16/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-285, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-285, filed 3/17/83; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-285, filed 6/9/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-285, filed 3/18/82; Order 77-3, 220-57-285, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-285, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-043.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-300 Johns River. ((Daily Limit A - July 1 through January 31: Downstream from Old M&B Logging Camp Bridge at upper boundary of Johns River Habitat Management Area to Highway 105 Bridge.)) Closed to salmon angling the entire year.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-300, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-300, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-300, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-300, filed 4/21/87; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-300, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-300, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-300, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-300, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-300, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-300, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-300, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-046.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-310 Kalama River. (1) Daily Limit A - June 1 through December 31: From Summers Creek upstream to the 6420 Road (approximately one mile above the gate at the end of the county road) fly fishing only. (2) Daily Limit A - open the entire year: Downstream from the mouth of Summers Creek to the markers approximately 1,000 feet above the Kalama Falls (Upper) Salmon Hatchery.

(3) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon greater than twenty-eight inches in length ((or greater)) during the period October ((16)) 1 through December 31 upstream from the natural gas pipeline - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from a point 1,000 feet below the fishway at the upper salmon hatchery to the Modrow Bridge, with the following special gear restrictions: During the period September 1 through October 31, that portion of the Kalama River from markers at the Lower Kalama Hatchery pumphouse (intake) downstream to the natural gas pipeline crossing at Mahaffey's Campground fly fishing only.

(4) Daily Limit A ((except special daily limit of 1 salmon May 1 through July 31)) - ((May)) August 1 through April 30: Downstream from Modrow Bridge, except during the time the department of fish and wildlife's temporary rack is installed just below the Modrow Bridge, that portion of the river from ((a point 200 feet above)) the temporary rack downstream to a set of markers 1,500 feet below the temporary rack is closed to salmon angling and August 1 through October 15 those waters downstream from the temporary rack are closed to salmon angling.

(5) Fishing from boats with motors is prohibited at all times in waters upstream of the Modrow Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-310, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-310, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-310, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-310, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-310, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-310, filed 4/9/85; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-310, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-310, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-310, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-310, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-310, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-310, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-310, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-048.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-319 Lewis River. (1) Mainstem - Daily Limit A except during the period May 1 through July 31 the daily limit is one salmon and release chinook ((greater than 24 inches in length)) August 1 through December 31 - Open entire year: Downstream from east fork to mouth.

(2) East fork:

(a) Daily Limit A except 20 inch minimum length - April 16 through May 31: Downstream from posted markers at top boat ramp at Lewisville Park.

(b) Daily Limit A except 14 inch minimum length - June 1 through July 31 ((and October 16 through March 15)): Downstream from posted markers downstream from Lucia Falls. ((All chinook salmon over 28 inches must be released during the period October 16 through December 31.))

(3) North fork:

(a) Daily Limit A except during the period May 1 through July 31 the daily limit is one salmon and release chinook salmon ((greater than 24 inches in length)) August 1 through December 31 - January 1 through December 31: Downstream from Johnson Creek.

(b) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon ((greater than 24 inches in length)) August 1 through December 31 - August 1 through April 30: Downstream from the mouth of Colvin Creek (approximately 1/4 mile upstream of the salmon hatchery) to Johnson Creek, except that at all times it is unlawful to take, fish for or possess salmon taken for personal use from waters shoreward of the cable, buoy, and corkline located at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery Fishway. During the period August 16 through October 15, bank fishing only.

(c) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon ((greater than 24 inches in length)) August 1 through September 30 - August 1 through September 30 and January 1 through April 30: Downstream from the overhead powerlines downstream from Merwin Dam to Colvin Creek.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-319, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-319, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-319, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-319, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-319, filed 4/9/86; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-319, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-319, filed 3/17/83; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-319, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-319, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-319, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-319, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-050 (part).]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-370 Puyallup River. Daily Limit A except ((up to 4 adult salmon may be retained provided no more than 2 are chinook)) release pink salmon in odd-numbered years - ((July 16)) August 1 through ((November 30)) December 15: Downstream from the mouth of the Carbon River to the 11th Street Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-370, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-370, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-15-011, 220-57-370, filed 7/8/93, effective 8/8/93; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-370, filed 3/16/89; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-370, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-370, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-370, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-370, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-370, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-370, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-066.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-385 Quillayute River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - March 1 through November 30: Downstream from the confluence of the Soleduck and Bogachiel rivers including Olympic National Park waters. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-385, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-385, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-385, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-385, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-57-385, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-385, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-385, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-385, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-048 (Order 85-33), 220-57-385, filed 4/16/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-385, filed 4/11/84; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-385, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-385, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-385, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-385, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-385, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-385, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-385, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-070.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-415 Satsop River. Daily Limit A ((except release chinook salmon upstream from middle fork at all times and release chinook salmon downstream from middle fork during the period July 1 through)) October ((31 - July 1)) 10 through ((January 31)) November 2: Downstream from the bridge at Schafer State Park on east fork. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-415, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-415, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-415, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-415, filed 4/21/87; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-415, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-415, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-415, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-57-415, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-415, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-078.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-425 Skagit River. (1) Special daily limit of ((2 chum)) 4 salmon not more than 2 of which may be coho salmon and release all chinook salmon - ((November 1)) August 16 through ((December)) October 31: Downstream from the mouth of ((Corkindale Creek)) the Cascade River. Only one single barbless hook may be used and bait is prohibited upstream from the Sauk River.

(2) Special daily limit of 2 salmon except release coho salmon - November 1 through December 31.

(3) All waters of the Skagit River between a line projected across the thread of the river 200 feet above the east bank of the Baker River and a line projected across the thread of the river 200 feet below the west bank of the Baker River are closed.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-425, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-425, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-425, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-57-425, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-425, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-14-047 (Order 91-41), 220-57-425, filed 6/27/91, effective 7/28/91; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-425, filed 3/16/89; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-425, filed 4/9/85; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-425, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-425, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; Order 77-3, 220-57-425, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-425, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-081.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-430 Skokomish River. (((1) Daily Limit A except release coho and chum salmon - August 1 through August 31: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge.

(2))) Special daily limit ((A except release coho salmon)) of six salmon, not more than four of which may be adult salmon defined as chinook salmon 24 inches in length or greater, coho salmon 16 inches in length or greater, or other salmon 12 inches in length or greater, and release all adult chinook salmon - ((November 1)) September 20 through December 15: Downstream from the Highway 101 Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-430, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-430, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-14-043 (Order 93-36), 220-57-430, filed 6/29/93, effective 7/30/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-430, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-14-047 (Order 91-41), 220-57-430, filed 6/27/91, effective 7/28/91; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-430, filed 3/16/89; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-430, filed 4/11/84; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-430, filed 6/9/82; Order 77-3, 220-57-430, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-430, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-082.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-435 Skykomish River. (1) Special daily limit of two salmon except release chinook salmon and pink salmon - September 1 through December 31: Downstream from the confluence of north and south forks.

(2) During even-numbered years it is unlawful to retain pink salmon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-435, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-435, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-435, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-435, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-435, filed 3/16/89; 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), 220-57-435, filed 4/9/86; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-435, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-435, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-435, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-435, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 77-3, 220-57-435, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-435, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-083.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-460 Sol Duc River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - March 1 through November 30: Downstream from the concrete pump station at the Sol Duc Hatchery. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-460, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-460, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-460, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-460, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), 220-57-460, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-460, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-460, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-460, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-048 (Order 85-33), 220-57-460, filed 4/16/85; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-460, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-460, filed 3/17/83; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-460, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-460, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-460, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-460, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-460, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-460, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-460, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-088.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-465 Stillaguamish River. (1) Special daily limit of 4 pink salmon - August 16 through September 30: Downstream from the confluence of the north and south forks except waters of Cook Slough are closed at all times from the water flow control structure to a point 400 feet downstream.

(2) Special daily limit of two chum salmon - November 1 through December 31: Downstream from confluence of north and south forks except waters of Cook Slough are closed at all times from the water flow control structure to a point 400 feet downstream.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-465, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-465, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-465, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-465, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), 220-57-465, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; 90-06-026, 220-57-465, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-465, filed 3/16/89; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-465, filed 4/9/85; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57-465, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-465, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-465, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; Order 76-14, 220-57-465, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-089.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-480 Toutle River--North Fork. ((Closed to salmon angling the entire year.)) Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon over 28 inches in length October 1 through November 30 - September 1 through November 30: Highway 504 Bridge to mouth of Green River.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-480, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-480, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-480, filed 3/18/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57-480, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-480, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; 79-02-052 (Order 79-7), 220-57-480, filed 1/30/79, effective 4/1/79; 78-03-034 (Order 78-8), 220-57-480, filed 2/21/78, effective 4/1/78; Order 77-3, 220-57-480, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-480, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-093.]

NEW SECTION

WAC 220-57-493 Wallace River. Special daily limit of 2 coho salmon - September 1 through November 30: Downstream from the Highway 2 Bridge.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 96-44, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96)

WAC 220-57-495 Washougal River. Daily Limit A except release chinook salmon over 28 inches in length upstream from the mouth of Little Washougal River during the period October ((16)) 1 through December 31 - June 1 through ((July 31 and October 16 through)) March 15: Downstream from bridge at Salmon Falls to mouth.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), 220-57-495, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-495, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-495, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), 220-57-495, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57-495, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-495, filed 4/21/87; 85-09-017 (Order 85-20), 220-57-495, filed 4/9/85; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-495, filed 3/17/83; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-495, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 77-3, 220-47-495 (codified WAC 220-57-495), filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57-495, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-098.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57-525 Wynoochee River. Daily Limit A except release adult coho salmon - ((July)) September 1 through ((January)) October 31: Downstream from the 7400 line bridge upstream of the mouth of Schafer Creek. Single point barbless hooks required.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57-525, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-14-069, 220-57-525, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57-525, filed 3/16/89; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57-525, filed 4/21/87; 84-09-026 (Order 84-22), 220-57-525, filed 4/11/84; 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), 220-57-525, filed 3/17/83; 82-14-090 (Order 82-75), 220-57-525, filed 7/7/82; 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), 220-57-525, filed 3/18/82; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-57-525, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80; Order 76-14, 220-57-525, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-105.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57A-145 Sammamish Lake. ((Closed to salmon angling the entire year.)) Special daily limit of 2 coho salmon - October 1 through November 30. Waters within 1/4 mile of the mouth of Issaquah Creek are closed.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57A-145, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57A-145, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57A-145, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; Order 77-3, 220-57A-145, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57A-145, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-076.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 95-46, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95 WAC 220-57A-175 Lake Washington. ((Closed to salmon angling the entire year.)) Special daily limit of 2 coho salmon - October 1 through November 30. Open only north of Hwy 520 Bridge and east of the Montlake Bridge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), 220-57A-175, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), 220-57A-175, filed 3/16/89; 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), 220-57A-175, filed 4/26/88; 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), 220-57A-175, filed 4/21/87; 82-13-040 (Order 82-61), 220-57A-175, filed 6/9/82; 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), 220-57A-175, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; Order 77-3, 220-57A-175, filed 1/28/77, effective 3/1/77; Order 76-14, 220-57A-175, filed 3/15/76, effective 5/1/76. Formerly WAC 220-57-096.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-50, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 232-12-001 Definition of terms. Definitions used in rules of the commission are defined in RCW 77.08.010. In addition, unless otherwise provided:

(1) "Snagging" means an effort to take fish with a hook and line in a manner such that the fish does not take the hook voluntarily in its mouth.

(2) "Gaffing" means an effort to take fish by impaling the fish with a hook attached directly to a pole or other device.

(3) "Spearing" and "spear fishing" means an effort to take fish by impaling the fish on a shaft, arrow, or other device.

(4) A "valid" license, permit, tag, stamp or catch record card means a license, permit, tag, stamp, or catch record card that was issued to the bearer for the current season and is required to hunt, fish or possess wildlife and has not been altered except as provided by rule of the commission.

(5) "Hook" means one single, double, or treble hook. A "single hook" means a hook having a single point; a "double hook" means a hook having two points on a common shank; and a "treble hook" means a hook having three points on a common shank. "Barbless hook" means a hook on which all barbs have been deleted when manufactured, filed off, or pinched down.

(6) "Falconry" means possession, control, or use of a raptor for the purpose of hunting and free flight training.

(7) "Anadromous game fish" means:

(a) Steelhead trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, defined as any searun rainbow trout over twenty inches in length

(b) Searun cutthroat, Oncorhynchus clarkii

(c) Searun Dolly Varden, Salvelinus malma

(8) "Handgun" means any pistol, revolver or short firearm with a barrel length of less than sixteen inches and does not have a shoulder stock.

(9) "Lure" means a manufactured article constructed of feathers, hair, fiber, wood, metal, glass, cork, leather, rubber or plastic which does not use scent and/or flavoring to attract fish. "Nonbuoyant lure" means a lure, complete with hooks, swivels or other attachments, that does not float in freshwater.

(10) "Bait" means any substance which attracts fish or wildlife by scent and/or flavor. Bait includes any device made of feathers, hair, fiber, wood, metal, glass, cork, leather, rubber or plastic which uses scent and/or flavoring to attract fish or wildlife.

(11) "Possession limit" means the number of daily limits allowed to be retained in the field or in transit.

(12) "Daily limit" means the maximum number of game fish which a person may legally retain in a single day.

(13) "Boat fishing" means fishing while in or on a boat, raft, or any other floating device.

(14) "Catch-and-release" means a type of angling where none of the fish caught are retained by the angler.

(15) "Fish in possession" means any fish retained, secure from escape, whether dead or alive. Bass or Walleye may be caught, retained, and released alive from a livewell until a daily limit is in possession.

(16) "Mouth" of stream, river, or slough means those waters upstream of a line projected between the outermost uplands at the mouth. Outermost uplands means those lands are not covered by water during an ordinary high water.

(17) Fish length means the length of a fish measured from snout to tip of tail not fork.

(18) Slough means any swamp, marsh, bog, pond, side-channel, or backwater connected to a river by water. Many waters commonly called sloughs are not connected to a river and, therefore, are considered lakes.

(19) "In the field or in transit" means any place other than at the ordinary residence of the harvester. An ordinary residence is a residential dwelling where a person normally lives, with associated features such as address, telephone number, utility account, etc. A motorhome or camper parked at a campsite or a vessel are not considered to be an ordinary residence.

(20) "Seasonal wild steelhead limit" means the maximum number of wild steelhead trout any one angler may retain from May 1st through the following April 30th.

(21) "Wild steelhead" means a steelhead trout that does not have the adipose or a ventral fin removed and a healed scar at the removal site.

(22) "Fresh" means game fish that are refrigerated, iced, salted, or surface glazed.

(23) "Frozen" means a game fish that is hard frozen throughout.

(24) "Processed" means a game fish that has been processed by heat for human consumption as kippered, smoked, boiled or canned.

(25) "Juvenile" means a person under fifteen years old.

(26) "Wild ((trout))" when used to describe the difference between a hatchery fish and a nonhatchery fish means a ((trout with a)) fish with all fins intact. A fish missing an adipose fin ((and)) or a ventral fin with a healed scar at the location of the missing fin is not a wild fish.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-07-076 (Order 97-50), 232-12-001, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-079 (Order 96-45), 232-12-001, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-05-008 (Order 95-11), 232-12-001, Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 93-21-070 (Order 617), 232-12-001, filed 10/20/93, effective 4/16/94; 92-01-084 (Order 524), 232-12-001, filed 12/16/91, effective 4/16/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 89-10-026 (Order 387), 232-12-001, filed 4/26/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040 and 77.16.010. 86-21-017 (Order 280), 232-12-001, filed 10/6/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 81-22-002 (Order 174), 232-12-001, filed 10/22/81; 81-12-029 (Order 165), 232-12-001, filed 6/1/81. Formerly WAC 232-12-010.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-50, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 232-12-619 Permanent Washington state-wide game fish regulations. The following state-wide regulations apply to all waters unless modified under regional regulation exceptions.

(1) Fishing seasons open at 12:01 a.m. on the first day and close at 11:59 p.m. on the last day.

(2) It is unlawful to:

(a) Use a gaff hook to land steelhead in waters designated as "wild steelhead release."

(b) Take bullfrogs except by angling, hand dip netting, spearing (gigging) or with bow and arrow. A hunting license is required to take bullfrogs.

(c) Feed or use any substance to attract game fish unless specifically authorized by special regulations.

(d) Fish for game fish with a bow and arrow or spear.

(e) Possess fish which are under the minimum size or over the maximum size as shown in general or special regional regulations.

(3) Annual limit - steelhead trout only: Each adult angler who possesses a valid steelhead catch record card may not retain more than thirty steelhead over twenty inches in length per year (May 1 to April 30).

(4) Military personnel, regardless of the length of time in the state of Washington, who are permanently stationed at a military installation within the state, are entitled to purchase a resident license. Military personnel must have a license to fish for game fish anywhere in the state. Dependents must establish a ninety-day residency.

(5) Selective fishery regulations: In waters designated as being under selective fishery regulations, only artificial flies with a barbless single hook or lures with a barbless single hook are lawful. It is unlawful to use bait. Fish may be released until the daily limit is retained. It is unlawful to fish from any floating device equipped with a motor, unless specifically allowed under special rules for individual waters.

(6) Night closure: In waters designated as having a night closure, it is unlawful to fish from one hour after official sunset to one hour before official sunrise.

(7) Wild cutthroat release: In waters requiring a wild cutthroat release, it is unlawful to possess any cutthroat that does not have a missing adipose fin and a healed scar in the location of the missing fin.

(8) Wild steelhead release: In waters requiring wild steelhead release, it is unlawful to possess any steelhead trout that does not have a missing adipose or ventral fin and a healed scar at the location of the missing fin.

(9) Free fishing weekends: The weekends corresponding with National Fishing Week have been declared as family fishing weekends in Washington. On these weekends a fishing license is not required for any person, regardless of residency or age, to fish for or possess game fish, except that it is unlawful to fish for or possess steelhead trout without the required license and catch record card. During free fishing weekends only the licensing requirement is affected, and all other rules remain in effect.

(10) Trout taken with bait: When fishing with bait, all trout equal to or greater than the minimum size are counted as part of the daily limit, whether kept or released, except steelhead trout may be caught and released while using bait until the daily limit is retained.

(11) Fish taken with artificial flies and lures: Where use of bait is prohibited, or where artificial flies or lures are used voluntarily, fish may be released until the daily limit is retained. If any fish has swallowed the hook or is hooked in the gill, eye or tongue, it should be kept if legal to so.

(12) open seasons:

lakes, ponds, year around, unless specified

and reservoirs: otherwise under exceptions to

state-wide rules.

rivers, streams JUNE 1 THROUGH OCTOBER 31,

and beaver ponds: unless specified otherwise under

exceptions to state-wide

rules.

Note: The date set for "traditional" April openers for Lakes, Ponds, and Reservoirs for this year and future years is the last Saturday in April.

Waters managed under April through October seasons are listed under the exceptions to state-wide rules.

(13) Daily limits and minimum sizes:

GAME FISH SPECIES DAILY LIMIT MINIMUM SIZE

LIMIT

BASS Five - not more than None

three over fifteen

inches

Bass may be caught,

retained, and released

alive from a livewell

until a daily limit

is in possession.

GRASS CARP....It is unlawful to fish for or retain grass carp.

TROUT A total of five trout, None in Lakes,

(except of which no more than Ponds, and

Eastern Brook two may be from Rivers, Reservoirs.

trout) Streams, and Beaver

Ponds .

No more than two of Eight inches in

the trout daily catch Rivers, Streams,

limit of 5 and Beaver Ponds.

may be Steelhead.



EASTERN BROOK Five - to be None

TROUT considered part of the

(Salvelinus trout daily catch

fontinalis) limit.

(a) The following game fish species are managed as trout:

Eastern brook trout

Brown trout

Cutthroat trout

Dolly Varden/Bull trout

Golden trout

Kokanee/Silver trout

Lake trout

Landlocked Atlantic salmon

Rainbow trout/Steelhead

Landlocked chinook and coho

(b) Wild steelhead release June 1 through November 30.

(c) All waters, state-wide, are closed year around to fishing for or retaining Dolly Varden/Bull Trout.

Where exceptions to the above closure for Dolly Varden/Bull Trout occur under individual listings in the exceptions to state-wide rules, Dolly Varden/Bull Trout count as part of the combined trout daily limit of five.

WALLEYE Five, not more than Eighteen inches

one over twenty-four

inches

Walleye may be caught,

retained, and released

alive from a livewell

until a daily limit

is in possession.

WHITEFISH Fifteen None

ALL OTHER No Limit None

GAME FISH

BULLFROGS Ten None

(14) Seasonal wild steelhead limits.

(a) It is unlawful for any person to retain more than two wild steelhead from the following watersheds:

(i) Clearwater River - mouth to Snahapish River.

(ii) Hoh River - mainstem, south fork and tributaries thereto.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to retain more than five wild steelhead from all of the following rivers and tributaries thereto:

(i) Bogachiel River.

(ii) Calawah River.

(iii) Dickey River.

(iv) Sol Duc River.

(v) Quillayute River.

(15) Possession limit. Except as otherwise provided, the possession limit is two daily limits in fresh, frozen or processed form.

(16) River mouths. The following river mouth definitions are exceptions to the general river mouth definition:

Abernathy Creek Highway 4 Bridge.

Bear River Highway 101 Bridge.

Bone River Highway 101 Bridge.

Chehalis River Highway 101 Bridge

in Aberdeen.

Cowlitz River A line projected

across the river

between two fishing

boundary markers

set on each bank of

the river approximately

one-half mile down-

stream from the

lowermost railroad

bridge crossing the

Cowlitz River.

Dakota Creek A line from the outer-

most headland of the

south bank to a house

at 1285 Runge Avenue,

Blaine, Washington,

approximately one-

quarter mile

downstream from the

Blaine Road Bridge.

Deschutes River A line projected across

the river 400 feet below

the lower Tumwater

Falls fish ladder.

Drano Lake Highway 14 Bridge.

Duwamish River First Avenue South

Bridge.

Elk River Highway 105 Bridge.

Entiat River Highway 97 Bridge.

Hoquiam River Highway 101 Bridge.

Humptulips Mouth of Jessie

River Slough.

Johns River Highway 105 Bridge.

Kalama River Boundary markers

located at the mouth.

Kennedy Creek An arc 500 yards

east of the midpoint

of the northbound

Highway 101 Bridge.

Kettle River Napoleon Bridge.

Lake Washington A line 400 feet west

Ship Canal of the fish ladder at

the Chittenden Locks.

Lewis River Boundary markers at

the mouth.

Little White At boundary markers

Salmon River on the river bank

downstream from

the Little White

Salmon National Fish

Hatchery.

Methow River Highway 97 Bridge.

Naselle River Highway 101 Bridge.

North Nemah Highway 101 Bridge.

River

Niawiakum River Highway 101 Bridge.

North River Highway 105 Bridge.

Palix River Highway 101 Bridge.

Puyallup River 11th Street Bridge.

Samish River Samish Island Bridge

(Bayview-Edison

Road).

Sammamish River 68th Ave. N.E. Bridge.

Skagit River A line projected from

the terminus of the

jetty with McGlinn

Island to the white

monument on the

easterly end of Ika

Island, then to a white

monument on the west-

erly end of Craft

Island, then to a white

monument near the

corner of the levee

on the westerly

side of Dry Slough,

and then to a white

monument on the

easterly side of Tom

Moore Slough.

Skamokawa Creek Highway 4 Bridge.

Skookum Creek A line 400 yards below

the old railroad bridge.

Snohomish River Burlington Northern

Railway Bridges

crossing main river

and sloughs.

South Nemah Lynn Point 117 degrees

River true to the opposite

shore.

Spokane River State Route 25 Bridge.

Tucannon Creek State Highway 261

Bridge.

Wallace River The furthest

downstream rail-

road bridge.

Washougal River A straight line project-

ed from the James

River pumphouse

southeasterly across

the Washougal

River to the east

end of Highway

14 Bridge at the

upper end of Lady

Island.

Whatcom Creek A line projected

approximately 14

degrees true from

the flashing light

to the south-

westerly end of

the Port of

Bellingham North

Terminal to the

southernmost point of

the dike surrounding

the Georgia Pacific

treatment pond.

White Salmon Markers downstream

River of the Burlington

Northern Railroad

Bridge.

Wind River Boundary line/markers

at mouth.

Willapa River South Bend boat

launch.

Yakima River Highway 240 Bridge.

(17) Nonbuoyant lure and night closure restriction: In the following waters and during the periods shown, it is unlawful to use a nonbuoyant lure that has more than one single hook or has a hook measuring more than 3/4 inch point to shank and a night closure is in effect:

Area Time period

Naselle River ((September 1 - November 30))

(including all forks)

Hwy 101 Bridge

to Hwy 4 Bridge July 1 - January 31

Hwy 4 Bridge to

Big Hill Bridge October 16 - January 31

Willapa River ((September 1 - November 30))

Mouth to Hwy 6

Bridge October 1 - November 30

Hwy 6 Bridge to

Fork Creek October 16 - January 31

Humptulips River September 1 - November 30

Satsop River September 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

((North)) Nemah River-

North Fork ((September)) October 1 - November 30

Nemah River - Middle

Fork September 1 - November 30

Dungeness and Gray Wolf

Rivers August 1 - October 15

Kennedy Creek October 1 - December 31

((South Fork)) Nooksack

River - South Fork

mouth to Skookum Creek August 1 - October 31

((South Fork Nooksack River))

Upstream from Skookum

Creek June 1 - September 30

Big Quilcene River August 1 - December 31

Samish River August 1 - December 31

Stillaquamish River August 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

Whatcom Creek August 1 - December 31

Cowlitz River

From Mill Creek to Barrier

Dam ((April)) August 1 -

October 31

Kalama River

From ((200 feet above Modrow

Trap to)) mouth to

temporary rack September 1 - October 31

((North)) Lewis River -

North Fork

From ((overhead powerlines below

Ariel Dam to)) lower Cedar

Creek Boat Ramp

to Colvin Creek ((April)) August 1 -

((October)) December 31

Washougal River

Downstream of Salmon Falls

Bridge September 1 - October 31

Icicle River

From Leavenworth Federal Fish

Hatchery to mouth May 8 - June 30

Wenatchee River

From mouth of Icicle River to

Highway 2 Bridge May 8 - June 15

Skagit River (and tributaries)

Upstream of Gilligan Creek July 1 - November 30

Tokul Creek

From mouth to posted cable

markers December 1 - March 31

Capitol Lake August 1 - November 30

Deschutes River August 1 - November 30

Elochoman River September 1 - ((November

30)) October 31

Grays River September 1 - ((November

30)) October 31

Green/Duwamish River

mouth to Highway

164 Bridge August 1 - November 30

McAllister Creek August 1 - November 30

Nisqually River August 1 - November 30

Puyallup River

mouth to Carbon River August 1 - November 30

Skykomish River August 1 - November 30

(including all forks)

Snohomish River August 1 - November 30

White/Stuck River October 1 - November 30

Toutle River -

North Fork September 1 - October 31

Green River (Cowlitz Co.)

mouth to 1,500 feet below

hatchery rack September 1 - October 31

(18) Freshwater fishing hours: It is unlawful to fish during a night closure. A night closure is in effect for all waters during the period of a nonbuoyant lure restriction.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-07-076 (Order 97-50), 232-12-619, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-079 (Order 96-45), 232-12-619, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-17-063 (Order 95-103), 232-12-61995; 95-05-008 (Order 95-11), 232-12-619, filed 2/1/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 93-21-070 (Order 617), 232-12-619, filed 10/20/93, effective 4/16/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 93-10-054 (Order 600), 232-12-619, filed 4/30/93, effective 5/31/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 92-01-084 (Order 524), 232-12-619, filed 12/16/91, effective 4/16/92.]

Reviser's note: The spelling error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 97-50, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97 WAC 232-28-619 Washington game fish--Exceptions to state-wide rules. (1) County freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules:

(a) Adams and Grant counties: All seasons in specific freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules apply to inlet and outlet streams of named lakes in Grant and Adams counties.

(b) Adams, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, and Okanogan counties, except Zosel Dam (Okanogan River): Lawful to fish to base of all dams.

(c) Benton County: Rivers, streams and beaver ponds open year around.

(d) Ferry and Lincoln counties: Except those tributaries listed under specific water exceptions to state-wide rules, all tributaries to Lake Roosevelt between Grand Coulee Dam and the State Highway 25 Bridge at Northport: Trout: Daily limit 5, no minimum size.

(e) Kitsap County and Mason County on Tahuya Peninsula west of Belfair-Bremerton Highway (S.R. 3): Beaver ponds: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout: No minimum length.

(2) Specific freshwater exceptions to state-wide rules:

Aberdeen Lake (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Abernathy Creek (Cowlitz County):

From mouth to a point five hundred feet downstream from salmon hatchery: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.

From Abernathy Falls to posted markers five hundred feet downstream from salmon hatchery: Closed waters.

Alder Creek (Cowlitz County): Closed waters.

Aldrich Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Aldwell Lake (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Aeneas Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited.

Alexander Lake (Kitsap County): Closed waters.

Alkali Flat Creek (Whitman County): Year around season.

Amber Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches. Additional season October 1 through November 30. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

American Lake (Pierce County): Chumming permitted.

American River (Yakima County), from mouth to Rainier Fork: Selective fishery regulations.

Alpowa Creek (Garfield County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.

Alta Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Anderson Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. From September 1 through October 31, selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Armstrong Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Asotin Creek, mainstem and forks (Asotin County): Closed to fishing for steelhead.

From SR129 Bridge upstream to the forks: Lawful to fish up to base of Headgate Dam.

North Fork from mouth upstream to USFS boundary: Selective fishery regulations.

North Fork from USFS boundary upstream and all other tributaries: Closed waters.

B.C. Mill Pond (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Bachelor Creek (Yakima County): Year around season. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Badger Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Baker Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except closed waters in an area two hundred feet in radius around the pump discharge at the south end of the lake. Chumming permitted. Trout: Minimum length six inches and maximum length eighteen inches.

Ballinger Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Barnaby Slough (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Battle Ground Lake (Clark County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Bay Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Bayley Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through July 4 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length fourteen inches. Additional season, July 5 through October 31. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish. Inlet stream: Closed waters.

Bear Creek (Yakima County), tributary to South Fork Tieton River: June 1 through August 15 season.

Bear Lake (Spokane County): Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Bear River (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Bearpaw Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Beaver Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Beaver Creek (tributary to Elochoman River) (Wahkiakum County): Closed waters.

Beaver Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Beaver Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Beehive (Lake) Reservoir (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Bennington Lake (Mill Creek Reservoir) (Walla Walla County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Benson Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Berry Creek (tributary to Nisqually River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations.

Big Bear Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Big Beaver Creek (Whatcom County):

From closed water markers on Ross Lake upstream one-quarter mile: Closed waters.

From one-quarter mile markers upstream, including tributary streams, and beaver ponds that are tributary to Big Beaver Creek: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Big Beef Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Release all cutthroat trout.

Big Four Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Big Lake (Skagit County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Big Meadow Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Big River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Big Twin Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except electric motors permitted. Trout: Daily limit one.

Bird Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Black Lake (Lower Wheeler Reservoir) (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Black Lake (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Black Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Black River (Thurston County), from mouth to Black Lake and including all tributaries west of Interstate Highway 5, including Waddell Creek, Mima Creek, Salmon Creek, Dempsey Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Blockhouse Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Bloodgood Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Blooms Ditch (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Blue Creek (Lewis County), from mouth to Spencer Road: Closed waters.

Blue Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Blue Lake (Cowlitz County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Blue Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Blue Lake (near Sinlahekin) (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Blue Lake (near Wannacut Lake) (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Bobcat Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Bogachiel River (Clallam County), from mouth to National Park boundary: June 1 through April 30 season. December 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from Highway 101 to National Park boundary. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, mouth to Highway 101, not more than one wild steelhead per day, and Highway 101 to National Park boundary, release wild steelhead.

Bonaparte Lake (Okanogan County): Trout: No more than one over twenty inches in length may be retained.

Bosworth Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Bowman Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Box Canyon Creek (Kittitas County), from mouth to bridge on USFS Road No. 4930: Closed waters.

Boxley Creek (North Bend) (King County), from its mouth to the falls located at approximately river mile 0.9: Closed waters.

Boyle Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches. The inlet and outlet streams to Boyle Lake are closed waters.

Bridges Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches. The inlet and outlet streams to Bridges Lake are closed waters.

Browns Lake and inlet streams (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Buck Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Buckskin Creek and tributaries (Yakima County), from mouth to the west boundary of Suntides Golf Course: Closed waters.

Bumping Lake (Reservoir) (Yakima County): Chumming permitted. Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Bumping River (Yakima County):

From mouth to American River: Selective fishery regulations. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

From mouth of American River to Bumping Reservoir: Lawful to fish to base of Bumping Dam. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

Burbank Slough (Walla Walla County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Burke Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Burley Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Butter Creek (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Cady Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Cain Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Calawah River (Clallam County), from mouth to forks: June 1 through April 30 season. December 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from Highway 101 to forks. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, mouth to Highway 101, not more than one wild steelhead per day, and Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, wild steelhead release.

Calawah River, South Fork (Clallam County) from mouth to National Park boundary: June 1 through last day in February season. December 1 through last day in February, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through last day in February, release wild steelhead.

Caldwell Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Caliche Lakes, Lower and Upper (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Calispell Creek (Calispell River) (Pend Oreille County):

From mouth to Calispell Lake: Year around season.

From Calispell Lake upstream to source: Selective fishery regulations.

Calligan Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. All tributary streams, and the upper third of the outlet are closed waters.

Campbell Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Campbell Lake (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season.

Campbell Lake (Skagit County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Canyon Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Canyon Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Canyon Creek (S.F. Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County), mouth to forks: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Capitol Lake (Thurston County), from its outlet to a point four hundred feet below the lowest Tumwater Falls (Deschutes River) fish ladder: Closed waters: Percival Cove, west of a set of markers on the western shoreline of the south basin of Capitol Lake. June 1 through July 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length eight inches. Additional August 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Carbon River (Pierce County), from its mouth to the Highway 162 Bridge: June 1 through January 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Additional February 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Carlisle Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Carl's Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Carney Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 and September 1 through October 31 seasons. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Carson Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cascade Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cascade Lake (San Juan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cascade River (Skagit County):

From the Rockport-Cascade Road Bridge upstream: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth to the Rockport-Cascade Road Bridge: October 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of the trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Cases Pond (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Cashmere Pond (Chelan County): Juveniles only.

Cassidy Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Castle Lake (Cowlitz County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length sixteen inches.

Cattail Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Cavanaugh Lake (Skagit County): Chumming permitted.

Cedar Creek (tributary of N.F. Lewis) (Clark County), from mouth to junction of Chelatchie Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

Cedar Creek (Jefferson County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Cedar Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cedar River (King County): Closed waters.

Chambers Lake (within Ft. Lewis Military Reservation) (Pierce County): Selective fishery regulations, except electric motors allowed. Trout: Release all trout.

Chaplain Lake (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Chapman Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Chehalis River (Grays Harbor County), from Union Pacific Railroad Bridge in Aberdeen to high bridge on Weyerhaeuser 1000 line (approximately 400 yards downstream from Roger Creek): June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

Chehalis River, South Fork (Lewis County), from mouth to Highway Bridge at Boistfort: June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

Chehalis River Potholes (adjacent to the Chehalis River south of Highway 12 in Grays Harbor County, this does not include sloughs or beaver ponds): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Chelan Lake (Chelan County): Year around season except closed April 1 through June 30 north of a line between Purple Point at Stehekin and Painted Rocks and April 1 through June 30 within 400 feet of the mouths of all tributaries north of Fields Point. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two except south of Fields Point May 15 through September 30 daily limit 5, not more than two of which may be over 15 inches in length. Trout except kokanee minimum length 15 inches except south of Fields Point minimum length 8 inches May 15 through September 30. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit five, no minimum length. Salmon: Minimum length 15 inches. Burbot: One set line per angler, no maximum number of hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Chelan Lake Tributaries (Chelan County), from mouths upstream one mile except Stehekin River: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Chelan River (Chelan County): Year around season. Trout, minimum length twelve inches.

Chewelah Creek, forks and tributaries (Stevens County): Selective fishery regulations.

Chewuch River (Chewack River) (Okanogan County), from mouth to Lake Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout, minimum length twelve inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Chimacum Creek (Jefferson County):

From mouth to Ness's Corner Road: June 1 through August 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Ness's Corner Road to headwaters: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Chiwaukum Creek (Chelan County), from mouth to South Fork: Selective fishery regulations.

Chiwawa River (Chelan County), from mouth to Rock Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Chopaka Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one.

Cispus River (Lewis County), from mouth to North Fork: Trout: Additional season November 1 through May 31, steelhead only. Release wild steelhead and all fish other than steelhead.

Cispus River, North Fork (Lewis County): Trout: No more than one over twelve inches in length.

Clear Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. From July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Clallam River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Clara Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clear Lake (Pierce County): Chumming permitted.

Clear Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clear Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Clearwater River (Jefferson County):

From mouth to Snahapish River: June 1 through April 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

From Snahapish River upstream: Trout, minimum length fourteen inches.

Cle Elum Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen, no minimum size. Burbot: One set line per angler, no maximum number of hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Cle Elum River (Kittitas County), from mouth to Cle Elum Dam: Lawful to fish to base of Cle Elum Dam. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Cliff Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cloquallum Creek (Grays Harbor County):

From mouth to second bridge on Cloquallum Road: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From mouth to Highway 8 Bridge: Additional March 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Clough Creek (North Bend) (King County): Closed waters.

Clover Creek (Pierce County), within the boundaries of McChord Air Force Base: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length twelve inches.

Coal Creek (Cowlitz County), from mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Coal Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Coal Creek (near Snoqualmie) (King County), from mouth to Highway I-90: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Coldwater Lake (Cowlitz County): Selective fishery regulations except use of electric motors allowed. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length sixteen inches.

Coldwater Lake inlet and outlet streams (Cowlitz County): Closed waters.

Colville River (Stevens County):

From mouth to bridge at Town of Valley: Year around season. Trout: Daily limit five fish, not more than two of which may be brown trout October 1 through November 30. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit eight fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.

From bridge at Valley upstream and tributaries: Selective fishery regulations.

Columbia Park Pond (Benton County): Juveniles only.

Columbia River, including impoundments and all connecting sloughs, except Wells Ponds: General species provisions (unless otherwise provided for in this section): Bass: Daily limit five fish, not more than three of which may be over 15 inches. Trout: Daily limit two fish, minimum length 12 inches, except release all Dolly Varden/Bull Trout. Walleye: Daily limit five fish of which not more than one may be over 24 inches, minimum length 18 inches. Whitefish: Daily limit 15 fish. All other gamefish: No daily limit, except release all grass carp. Bullfrog: Daily limit 10 frogs.

In the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon, the license of either state is valid. Anglers must comply with the fishing regulations of the state in which they are fishing. This provision does not allow an angler licensed in Oregon to fish on the Washington shore, or in the sloughs or tributaries in Washington.

Anglers fishing the Columbia River are restricted to one daily limit, as defined by the laws of the state in which they are fishing, even if they are licensed by both states.

From a true north-south line through Buoy 10 to the Megler-Astoria Bridge: Trout: Wild steelhead release. Release all steelhead April 1 through July 31. Fishing from the north jetty is allowed during salmon season openings.

From the Megler-Astoria Bridge to the I-5 Bridge: Closed waters: September 1 through September 30 at mouth of Abernathy Creek from the Washington shore to a line between Abernathy Point light and a boundary marker east of the mouth of Abernathy Creek. Trout: Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead April 1 through May 15.

From the I-5 Bridge to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco, including Drano Lake: Closed waters: (1) From the upstream line of Bonneville Dam to boundary markers located six hundred feet below the fish ladder. (2) Waters from the upstream side of the Interstate Bridge at The Dalles to upper line of The Dalles Dam except that bank fishing is permitted up to four hundred feet below the fishway entrance on the Washington shore. (3) From John Day Dam downstream about three thousand feet except that bank fishing is permitted up to four hundred feet below the fishway entrance on the Washington shore. (4) From McNary Dam downstream to a line across the river from the red and white marker on the Oregon shore on a line that intersects the downstream end of the wing wall of the boat lock near the Washington shore. Trout: Release wild steelhead. Release all trout March 16 through June 15.

From the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco to the old Hanford townsite (wooden towers) powerline crossing, in Sec. 30, T13N, R28E: Closed waters: Ringold Springs Creek (Hatchery Creek). Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From the old Hanford townsite (wooden towers) powerline crossing in Sec. 30, T13N, R28E, to Vernita Bridge, (Highway 24)((, 46)): All species: June 16 through October 22 season. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From Vernita Bridge (Highway 24) to Priest Rapids Dam: Closed waters: (1) Priest Rapids Dam - waters between the upstream line of Priest Rapids Dam downstream to the boundary markers six hundred fifty feet below the fish ladders. (2) Jackson (Moran Creek or Priest Rapids Hatchery outlet) Creek - all waters of the Priest Rapids Hatchery system to the outlet on the Columbia River, extending to midstream Columbia between boundary markers located one hundred feet upstream and four hundred feet downstream of the mouth. All species: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From Priest Rapids Dam to Chief Joseph Dam, including up to base of Washburn Pond outlet structure: Closed waters: (1) Wanapum Dam - waters between the upstream line of Wanapum Dam to the boundary markers seven hundred fifty feet downstream of the east fish ladder and five hundred feet downstream of the west fish ladder. (2) Rock Island Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the fish ladders. (3) Rocky Reach Dam - waters between the upstream line of Rocky Reach Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the fish ladders. (4) Wells Dam - waters between the upstream line of Wells Dam to boundary markers four hundred feet downstream of the spawning channel discharge (Chelan County) and fish ladder (Douglas County). (5) Chief Joseph Dam - closed to fishing from the Okanogan County shore between the dam and the Highway 17 Bridge. Closed to boat fishing from the boundary marker to the Corps of Engineers safety zone marker. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

Above Chief Joseph Dam: See Lake Roosevelt and Rufus Woods Lake.

Conconully Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Conconully Reservoir (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Conger Pond (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Connelly Creek and tributaries (Lewis County), from four hundred feet below the city of Morton Dam to its source: Closed waters.

Conner Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Coot Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Copalis River (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Coppei Creek (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.

Cottage Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cottonwood Creek (Asotin County): Trout: Release all steelhead.

Cottonwood Creek (Lincoln County): Year around season.

Cougar Creek (tributary to Yale Reservoir) (Cowlitz County): June 1 through August 31 season.

Cougar Lake (near Winthrop) (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season.

Coulter Creek (Kitsap/Mason counties): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

County Line Ponds (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Cow Lake (Adams County): Channel catfish: Daily limit, five. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Coweeman River (Cowlitz County), from mouth to Mulholland Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Cowlitz Falls Reservoir (Lake Scanewa) (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cowlitz arm is the posted PUD sign on Peters Road. The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cispus arm is the posted markers at the Lewis County PUD kayak launch, approximately 1.5 miles upstream from the confluence of the Cowlitz and Cispus arms. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length eight inches.

Cowlitz River (Lewis County):

From mouth to Mayfield Dam: Year around season. Lawful to fish up to four hundred feet or the posted deadline at barrier dam. From the barrier dam downstream to a line from the mouth of Mill Creek to a boundary marker on the opposite shore, it is unlawful to fish from any floating device. All species: Release all fish except steelhead April 1 through May 31. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead. Below Barrier Dam release all steelhead missing right ventral fin.

From Mayfield Dam to mouth of Muddy Fork: Year around season. Release wild steelhead.

Cowlitz River, Clear and Muddy Forks (Lewis County): Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length may be retained.

Coyote Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Crab Creek (Adams/Grant counties):

From Highway 26 to Morgan Lake Road in Section 36: March 1 through September 30 season.

From Morgan Lake Road in Section 36 to O'Sullivan Dam (including Marsh Unit I and II impoundments): Closed waters.

Crab Creek (Lincoln County) and tributaries: Year around season.

Crabapple Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Cranberry Creek (Mason County), mouth to Lake Limerick: Closed waters.

Crawfish Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Crescent Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Crystal Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Cup Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Curl Lake (Columbia County): June 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Curley Creek (Kitsap County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Damon Lake (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Davis Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Davis Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April to last day in February season.

Davis Lake (Okanogan County): September 1 through March 31 season

Dayton Pond (Columbia County): Juveniles only.

Deadman Creek (Garfield County): Year around season.

Deadman Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

De Coursey Pond (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Deep Creek (Clallam County): Closed waters.

Deep Creek (tributary to Bumping Lake) (Yakima County): Mouth to second bridge crossing on USFS Rd. 1808 (approximately 3.7 miles from junction of USFS Rds. 1800 and 1808): Closed waters.

Deep Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Deep Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deep Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deep River (Wahkiakum County): Year around season. Trout: Minimum length 14 inches.

Deer Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Deer Creek and Little Deer Creek (tributaries to North Fork Stillaguamish) (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Deer Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Deer Lake (Island County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deer (Deer Springs) Lake (Lincoln County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Deer Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Deer Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout: No more than two over twenty inches in length may be retained.

Dempsey Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Deschutes River (Thurston County), from old U.S. Highway 99 Bridge near Tumwater to Vail Road Bridge one mile southwest of Lawrence Lake, except waters from Old Highway 99 Bridge to four hundred feet below lowest Tumwater Falls fish ladder are closed waters: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Desire Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Devereaux Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Devil's Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Dewatto River (Mason County): Trout, minimum length twelve inches. Wild cutthroat release.

From mouth to bridge on Bear Creek-Dewatto Road, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Diamond Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Dickey River (includes all forks) (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Dollar Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Dosewallips River (Jefferson County), from mouth to Olympic National Park boundary about three-quarters mile downstream of falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Dot Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Downs Lake (Lincoln/Spokane counties): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Dry Creek (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through June 30 season.

Dry Falls Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Duckabush River (Jefferson County), from mouth to the Olympic National Park Boundary: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Dungeness River (Clallam County):

From mouth to junction of Gray Wolf and Dungeness River, October 16 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From junction of Gray Wolf River upstream to Gold Creek - Closed waters.

From junction of ((Gray Wolf River)) Gold Creek upstream to headwaters: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Dusty Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Eagle Lakes, Big and Little (King County): Closed waters.

East Twin River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Ebey Lake (Little Lake) (Snohomish County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Eightmile Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit five, not more than two mackinaw may be retained.

Elbow Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Elk River (Grays Harbor County), from the Highway 105 Bridge upstream: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Ell Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Ellen Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Elochoman River (Wahkiakum County): Closed waters: Waters from 100 feet above the upper hatchery rack downstream to the Elochoman Hatchery Bridge located 400 feet below the upper hatchery rack; waters from a point 50 feet above to 100 feet below the outlet pipes from the most downstream Elochoman Hatchery rearing pond and extending 30 feet out from the south bank of the river; waters between the department of fish and wildlife temporary rack downstream to Foster (Risk) Road Bridge while rack is installed in the river; waters from the Beaver Creek Bridge to 200 feet below the weir at Beaver Creek Hatchery; mainstem waters from the confluence of the west fork to source.

From mouth to West Fork: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Elwha River (Clallam County): Closed waters: From south spillway on Aldwell Lake Dam downstream two hundred feet and from approximately fifty yards upstream to fifty yards downstream of Elwha Tribal Hatchery outfall as posted.

From mouth to two hundred feet below the south spillway on the Aldwell Lake Dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Lake Aldwell upstream to four hundred feet below spillway at Lake Mills Dam, including all tributaries except Indian Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Empire Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Enchantment Park Ponds (Chelan County): Juveniles only.

Entiat River (Chelan County), from mouth to Fox Creek: June 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery regulations June 1 through November 30. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

Erie Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Failor Lake (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fan Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Fazon Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited from first Friday in October through January 15. Channel catfish: Daily and possession limit two. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Findley Lake (King County): Closed waters.

Finnel Lake (Adams County): Channel catfish: Daily limit five. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Fio Rito Lakes (Kittitas County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Fish Lake (Chelan County): Trout: No more than two over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Fish Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fish Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fish Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Fisher Slough (Snohomish County):

From mouth to Highway 530 Bridge: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Upstream from Highway 530 Bridge: June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Fishhook Pond (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Fishtrap Creek (Whatcom County): From Koh Road to Bender Road: June 1 through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Fishtrap Lake (Lincoln/Spokane counties): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Flowing Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Forde Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Fort Borst Park Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Juveniles only.

Fortson Mill Pond # 2 (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Fourth of July Lake (Adams/Lincoln counties): December 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length may be retained.

Franz Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Frater Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Gadwall Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Garfield Juvenile Pond (Whitman County): Juveniles only.

George Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Geneva Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Germany Creek (Cowlitz County), from mouth to end of Germany Creek Road (approximately five miles): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.

Gillette Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Gissberg Ponds (Snohomish County): Channel catfish: Daily limit 2, no minimum size.

Gobar Creek (tributary to Kalama River) (Cowlitz County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Gold Creek, Gold Creek Pond and Outlet Channel (tributary to Keechelus Lake) (Kittitas County): Closed waters.

Gold Creek (Okanogan County): From mouth to Foggy Dew Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Goldsborough Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Goodman Creek (Jefferson County) outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through last day in February, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Goodwin Lake (Snohomish County): Chumming permitted. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Goose Creek (Lincoln County), within the city limits of Wilbur: Year around season. Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Gorst Creek (Kitsap County): Closed waters: From lower bridge on the old Belfair Highway upstream to source (including tributaries). From mouth upstream to lower bridge: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Gosnell Creek and tributaries (tributary to Lake Isabella) (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Goss Lake (Island County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Grande Ronde River (Asotin County):

From mouth to County Road Bridge about two and one-half miles upstream: Year around season. Selective fishery regulations September 1 through May 31. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

From County Road Bridge upstream to Oregon state line and all tributaries: June 1 through April 15 season. Selective fishery regulations June 1 through August 31. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead September 1 through April 15.

Granite Creek and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Granite Lakes (near Marblemount) (Skagit County): Grayling: Release all grayling.

Gray Wolf River (Clallam County): From junction with Dungeness River to bridge at river mile 1.0 - Closed waters.

From bridge at river mile 1.0 upstream - selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Grays River (Wahkiakum County), from mouth to mouth of South Fork: September 1 through March 15 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead.

Grays River, East Fork (Wahkiakum County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Grays River, West Fork (Wahkiakum County), downstream from hatchery trap site: June 1 - August 31 season.

Green Lake and Green Lake, Lower (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Green (Duwamish) River (King County):

From the First Avenue Bridge to Tacoma Headworks Dam: June 1 through last day in February season, except waters from the Auburn-Black Diamond Bridge downstream to the 8th St. N.E. Bridge in Auburn are closed September 1 through October 15 and waters from the Auburn-Black Diamond Bridge downstream to the Highway 18 Bridge are closed September 1 through October 31. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through last day in February. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Wild steelhead may be retained July 1 through November 30.

From the SR 167 Freeway Bridge to the Tacoma Headworks Dam: Additional March 1 through March 15 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout, minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Green River (Cowlitz County): Closed waters: All tributaries.

From mouth to 2800 Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season except closed from ((salmon hatchery rack)) the water intake at the upper end of the hatchery grounds downstream to a point 1500 feet ((downstream)) below the salmon hatchery rack during the period September 1 through November 30. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches.

From 2800 Bridge to source: Closed waters.

Greenwater River (King County), from mouth to Greenwater Lakes: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Grimes Lake (Douglas County): June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor allowed. Trout: Daily limit one.

Grizzly Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Halfmoon Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Hallin Lake (Adams County): Channel catfish: Daily limit five. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Hamilton Creek (Skamania County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Hamma Hamma River (Mason County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From falls to mouth of Boulder Creek: Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Hammersley Inlet Freshwater Tributaries (Mason County), except Mill Creek: Closed waters.

Hampton Lakes, Lower and Upper (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Hancock Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. All tributary streams and the upper third of the outlet are closed waters.

Harrison Pond (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Hart Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Harvey Creek (tributary to Sullivan Lake) (Pend Oreille County):

From mouth to Bridge 4830 on county road (about one and one-half miles): Closed waters.

From Bridge 4830 upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Harvey Creek (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Hatch Lake (Stevens County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Hatchery Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Haven Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hawk Creek (Lincoln County): Year around season.

Hays Creek and Ponds (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Headgate Pond (Asotin County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles and holders of free licenses only.

Heart Lake (near Anacortes) (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Heins Lake (Kitsap County): Closed waters.

Hemlock Lake (Trout Creek Reservoir) (Skamania County): June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Heritage Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hicks Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hog Canyon Lake (Spokane County): December 1 through March 31 season. Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length may be retained.

Hoh River (Jefferson County), from mouth to mouth of South Fork: June 1 through April 15 season. December 1 through April 15, from Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, from mouth to Highway 101 not more than one wild steelhead per day, and from Highway 101 to mouth of south fork, wild steelhead release.

Hoh River South Fork (Jefferson County), outside Olympic National Park boundary: June 1 through April 15 season. December 1 through April 15, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 15, wild steelhead release.

Hoko River (Clallam County): Trout, minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to cement bridge on Lake Ozette Highway (upper Hoko Bridge): Additional November 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From upper Hoko Bridge to Ellis Creek Bridge (river mile 18.5): Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish.

Hoquiam River, including all forks (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Horseshoe Lake (Clark/Cowlitz counties): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Horseshoe Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit 1.

Horseshoe Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Horseshoe Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Horsethief Lake (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hourglass Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Howard Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Howell Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Hozomeen Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season.

Huff Lake (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Humptulips River (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to forks: June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Humptulips River, East Fork (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to concrete bridge on Forest Service Road between Humptulips Guard Station and Grisdale: June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Humptulips River, West Fork (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to bridge on Forest Service Road # 2204 (about one-half mile above the mouth of Chester Creek): June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Hutchinson Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

I-82 Ponds, 1 and 2 (Yakima County): Walleye: Unlawful to retain walleye.

I-82 Ponds, 1 through 7 (Yakima County): Fishing from vessels equipped with internal combustion engines prohibited.

Icehouse Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Icicle River (Creek) (Chelan County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery rack: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout, minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead. From Rock Island Bridge upstream to Leland Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Indian Creek (tributary to Elwha River) (Clallam County), from mouth upstream to first Highway 101 crossing: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Indian Creek (Yakima County): Closed waters.

Indian Dan Pond (Okanogan County): July 1 through October 31 season.

Indian Heaven Wilderness Lakes (Skamania County): Trout: Daily limit three.

Issaquah Creek (King County): Closed waters.

Jameson Lake (Douglas County): Last Saturday in April through July 4 and October 1 through October 31 seasons.

Jasmine Creek (Okanogan County): Juveniles only.

Jefferson Park Pond (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Jennings Park Pond (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Jewitt Creek (Klickitat County): Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

John's Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Johns River, including North and South Forks (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Johnson Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Johnson Creek (Whatcom County), from Northern Pacific Railroad tracks to the Lawson Street footbridge in Sumas: Juveniles only.

Jump-Off Joe Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Kachess Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen. Burbot: One set line per angler, no maximum number of hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Kachess River (Kittitas County): Lawful to fish to base of Kachess Dam. From Kachess Lake (Reservoir) upstream to Mineral Creek: Closed waters.

Kalaloch Creek (Jefferson County), outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Kalama River (Cowlitz County): Trout, minimum length 14 inches. Release wild cutthroat and wild steelhead.

From mouth upstream to one thousand feet below fishway at upper salmon hatchery: Year around season except during the period the temporary fish rack is installed. Waters from two hundred feet above to one thousand five hundred feet below the rack are closed waters. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited upstream of Modrow Bridge. Fly fishing only from the pipeline crossing to the posted deadline at the intake to the lower salmon hatchery. September 1 through October 31.

From one thousand feet below to one thousand feet above the fishway at upper salmon hatchery: Closed waters.

From one thousand feet above the fishway at the upper salmon hatchery to Summers Creek: Year around season.

From Summers Creek upstream to the 6420 Road at about one mile above the gate at the end of the county road: June 1 through March 31 season. Fly fishing only.

From 6420 Road to Kalama Falls: Closed waters.

Kalispell Creek and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Kapowsin Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Kathleen Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Keechelus Lake (Reservoir) (Kittitas County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches, additionally up to sixteen kokanee may be retained. Burbot: One set line per angler, no maximum number of hooks; set lines must be identified with fisher's name and address.

Kelsey Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Kennedy Creek (Thurston County), from mouth to four hundred feet below falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Kennedy Creek Pond (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Kettle River (Stevens County):

June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Selective fishery regulations, minimum length 12 inches. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.

Additional season: November 1 through March 31. All species except walleye and whitefish: Selective fishery regulations and release all fish. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length. Whitefish: Single hook only.

Additional season: April 1 through May 31. All species except whitefish: Selective fishery regulations and release all fish. Whitefish: Single hook only.

Ki Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Kidney Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Kimball Creek (near Snoqualmie) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Kings Lake and tributaries (Pend Oreille County): Closed waters.

Kings Lake Bog (King County): Closed waters.

Klaus Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except the inlet and outlet to first Weyerhaeuser spur are closed waters. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Klickitat River (Klickitat County):

From mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

From Fisher Hill Bridge to four hundred feet above # 5 fishway: Closed waters.

From four hundred feet above # 5 fishway to the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary: June 1 through November 30 season, except waters from boundary markers above Klickitat salmon hatchery to boundary markers below hatchery are closed waters. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

From the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary upstream to source, including all tributaries: Closed waters.

Klineline Ponds (Clark County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Koeneman Lake (Fern Lake) (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Kress Lake (Cowlitz County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over eighteen inches in length may be retained.

Lacamas Creek (Clark County): Lawful to fish upstream to the base of Lacamas Lake Dam.

Lacamas Creek, tributary of Cowlitz River (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Lake Creek, upstream from Pasayten Wilderness boundary (Okanogan County): June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Langlois Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Latah (Hangman) Creek (Spokane County): Year around season.

Lawrence Lake (Thurston County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Leader Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Ledbetter Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ledking Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Leech Lake (White Pass area) (Yakima County): Fly fishing only. Fishing prohibited from floating devices equipped with motors. Trout: No more than two over twelve inches in length.

Lemna Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Lenice Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Lenore Lake (Grant County): Closed waters: Area within two hundred yard radius of trash rack leading to the irrigation pumping station (south end of lake) and area approximately one hundred yards beyond the mouth of inlet stream to State Highway 17. March 1 through May 31 season: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. All species: Release all fish. Additional season June 1 through November 30: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit one.

Leo Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Lewis River (Clark County), from mouth to forks: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Lewis River, North Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):

From mouth to ((overhead powerlines below Merwin Dam)) Johnson Creek: Year around season ((except those waters shoreward of the cable buoy and corkline at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery fish ladder are closed waters)). Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From ((lower Cedar Creek concrete boat ramp)) Johnson Creek to Colvin Creek: ((Night closure April 1 through October 31.)) June 16 through April 30 season except those waters shoreward of the cable buoy and corkline at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery fish ladder are closed waters. Fishing from any floating device prohibited August 16 through October 15. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From mouth of Colvin Creek to overhead powerlines at Merwin Dam: December 16 through September 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From overhead powerlines at Merwin Dam to Merwin Dam: Closed waters.

From the cable crossing 1,300 feet below Yale Dam to Yale Dam: Closed waters.

Within Lewis River Power Canal and old Lewis River streambed between Swift No. 1 powerhouse and Swift No. 2 powerhouse: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

From Eagle Cliff Bridge to lower falls including all tributaries: Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Lewis River, East Fork (south) (Clark/Skamania counties): Closed waters: From the posted markers four hundred feet below to one hundred feet above Lucia Falls; from four hundred feet below to four hundred feet above Molton Falls; from four hundred feet below Horseshoe Falls to one hundred feet above Sunset Falls. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From mouth to four hundred feet below Horseshoe Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From one hundred feet above Sunset Falls to source: June 1 through December 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Mouth to posted markers at top boat ramp at Lewisville Park: Trout: Additional April 16 through May 31 season. Release all fish other than steelhead.

Liberty Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Lilly Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. July 5 through October 31, selective fishery regulations, and all species: Release all fish.

Lincoln Pond (Clallam County): Juveniles only.

Little Ash Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Little Bear Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Little Klickitat River (Klickitat County), within Goldendale city limits: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Little Lost Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Little Naches River (Yakima County), Pileup Creek to Road 1913 Bridge: Selective fishery regulations.

Little Nisqually River (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Little Quilcene River (Jefferson County), from mouth to the Little Quilcene River Bridge on Penny Creek Road, June 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Little Spokane River (Spokane County):

From mouth to SR 291 Bridge: Year around season.

From SR 291 Bridge upstream to the West Branch: April 30 through October 31 season. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Little Twin Lake (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Little Twin Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31.

Little Wenatchee River (Chelan County), from Lake Wenatchee to the falls below U.S. Forest Service Road 6700 Bridge at Riverside Campground: Selective fishery regulations.

Little White Salmon River (Skamania County): Closed waters: From markers at federal fish hatchery a distance of one thousand five hundred feet upstream to fishway. Trout: Daily limit five.

Loma Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Long Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Unlawful to fish from floating devices equipped with motors.

Long Lake (Kitsap County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Long Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Long Lake (Spokane River Reservoir) (Spokane County): Bass: Release all bass May 1 through June 30.

Long Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Long's Pond (Thurston County): Juveniles only.

Loomis Lake (Pacific County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Loomis Pond (Grays Harbor County): Closed waters.

Loon Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five, except no more than two over twenty inches in length may be retained. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit ten.

Lost Lake (Okanogan County): Unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine.

Lost River (Okanogan County):

From one-quarter mile above bridge to mouth of Monument Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

From mouth of Drake Creek to outlet of Cougar Lake: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit. Dolly Varden/Bull Trout daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Love Lake (Clark County): Closed waters.

Lower Lena Lake (Jefferson County): Closed waters: Inlet stream from mouth upstream to footbridge (about one hundred feet).

Lucas Slough (Skagit County): Closed waters.

Ludlow Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Lyons Park Pond (at College Place) (Walla Walla County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Lyre River (Clallam County)

From mouth to falls near river mile 3: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From falls to source: Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mad River (Chelan County), from mouth upstream to Jimmy Creek: Closed waters.

Maggie Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Marie Lake (Hampton Sloughs) (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Margaret Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Marshal Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Martha Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Martha Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

May Creek (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

McAllister Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McCabe Pond (Kittitas County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited. All species: Five fish daily limit for all species combined.

McDonald Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McDowell Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish.

McIntosh Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

McLane Creek (Thurston County), from the south bridge on Highway 101 upstream: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

McLane Creek Ponds (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

McMurray Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31.

Medical Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Medical Lake, West (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Melaney Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Melbourne Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mercer Creek (Kittitas County), that portion within Ellensburg city limits: Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Mercer Slough (tributary of Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Merrill Lake (Cowlitz County): Fly fishing only. Unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine. Trout: Daily limit two, maximum length twelve inches.

Merritt Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Merry Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Methow River (Okanogan County):

From mouth upstream to second powerline crossing (approximately 1 mile): June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

From second powerline crossing to mouth of Lost River: Selective fishery regulations June 1 through September 30. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

Middle Nemah Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Migraine Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Mill Creek (Cowlitz County), from mouth to forks (approximately one mile): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat. Release all steelhead June 1 through October 31.

Mill Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Mill Creek (Walla Walla County):

From mouth to 9th St. Bridge: June 1 through April 15 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead September 1 through April 15. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From 9th St. Bridge to Roosevelt St. Bridge, within city limits of Walla Walla: Closed waters.

From Roosevelt St. Bridge to Bennington Lake flood diversion dam: Trout: Daily limit five.

From Bennington Lake flood diversion dam upstream, including all tributaries: June 1 through October 31 season.

Mill Creek Pond (Grays Harbor County): Juveniles only.

Mill Pond (Auburn) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Mill Pond (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mima Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mineral Creek (tributary to upper Kachess River) (Kittitas County), from mouth to Wilderness Boundary: Closed waters.

Mineral Creek (tributary to Nisqually River), and Mineral Creek, North Fork (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Mineral Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Minter Creek (Pierce/Kitsap counties): Closed waters: Area from department intake dam downstream to mouth. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Mirror Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Mission Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Moclips River (Grays Harbor County), from mouth to outside the Quinault Indian Reservation: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Monte Christo Lake (Snohomish County): June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Mooses Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Moran Slough (including inlet and outlet streams) (Grant County): Closed waters.

Morgan Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season.

Morse Creek (Clallam County), from mouth to Port Angeles Dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Moses Lake (Grant County): Crappie: Daily limit five, only crappie more than ten inches in length may be retained. Bluegill: Daily limit five, only bluegill more than eight inches in length may be retained.

Mosquito Creek (Jefferson County) outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Muck Creek and tributaries (within Ft. Lewis Military Reservation) (Pierce County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all trout.

Mud Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Mud Lake (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two.

Mudget Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Munn Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Muskegon Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations.

Myron Lake (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two.

Mystic Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Naches River (Yakima/Kittitas counties):

From the mouth to Rattlesnake Creek: Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

From Rattlesnake Creek to Little Naches River: Trout: Maximum length twenty inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Naneum Pond (Kittitas County): Juveniles only.

Naselle River (Pacific/Wahkiakum counties), from Highway 101 Bridge upstream including all forks: Closed waters: Area from four hundred feet below falls in Sec. 6, T10N, R8W (Wahkiakum County) to falls, and September 1 through January 31, waters within four hundred feet both upstream and downstream of the entrance to the Naselle Salmon Hatchery. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Highway 101 Bridge to mouth of North Fork: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

South Fork, from mouth to Bean Creek: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Nason Creek (Chelan County) from the Kahler Creek Bridge (near Coles Corner) upstream to Stevens Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Nason Creek Fish Pond (Chelan County): Juveniles and disabled persons only.

Negro Creek (Lincoln County): June 16 through March 31 season from mouth at Sprague Lake to town of Sprague.

Negro Creek (Whitman County): Last Saturday in April through July 15 season.

Nemah River, North, Middle, and South: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Newhalem Ponds (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

New Mire Creek (tributary of Lake Sawyer) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Newaukum River, main river, Middle Fork and South Fork (Lewis County): June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Newaukum River, North Fork (Lewis County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below Chehalis city water intake: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Chehalis city water intake upstream: Closed waters.

Nile Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Nisqually River (Pierce County), from mouth to four hundred feet below LaGrande Powerhouse: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Nooksack River (Whatcom County), from mouth to forks, Middle Fork to Dam and North Fork to Nooksack Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Fishing from floating devices equipped with motors prohibited on the North and Middle Forks November 1 through March 15. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Nooksack River, South Fork (Skagit/Whatcom counties):

From its mouth to source: During all open periods: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From mouth to Skookum Creek: June 1 through March 15 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited November 1 through March 15.

From Skookum Creek upstream: Trout: Release all steelhead June 1 through September 30.

No Name Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

North Creek (tributary of Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

North Elton Ponds (Yakima County): December 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

North Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

North Potholes Reserve Ponds (Grant County): February 1 through October 10 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited, except float tubes permitted.

North River (Grays Harbor/Pacific counties), from Highway 105 Bridge upstream: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Highway 105 Bridge to Falls River: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Northern State Hospital Pond (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Northwestern Reservoir (Klickitat/Skamania counties): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Nunnally Lake (Grant County): March 1 through October 31 season. Closed waters: Outlet stream of Nunnally Lake. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one.

Oak Creek (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Oakland Bay freshwater tributaries (Mason County), except Goldsborough Creek (including Shelton Creek, Canyon Creek, Uncle John Creek, Campbell Creek, Melaney Creek, Deer Creek, John's Creek, and Cranberry Creek to Lake Limerick): Closed waters.

Ohanapecosh Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis/Pierce counties): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Ohop Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Okanogan River (Okanogan County): Year around season. Closed waters: From Zosel Dam downstream to one-quarter mile below the railroad trestle. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

Old Fishing Hole Pond (Kent) (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Olequa Creek (Lewis County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Osborne Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Outlet Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Owens Pond (Pacific County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Ozette River (Clallam County), outside Olympic National Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Packwood Lake (Lewis County): Closed waters: All inlet streams and outlet from log boom to dam. Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit five, minimum length ten inches.

Padden Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Palix River, including all forks (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Palouse River and tributaries (Whitman County): Year around season.

Palmer Lake (Okanogan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Burbot: A single set line per fisher with unlimited hooks may be used for burbot, provided the set line is clearly identified with the fisher's name and address.

Pampa Pond (Whitman County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Panhandle Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Panther Creek (Chelan County): Closed waters.

Panther Creek (tributary to Wind River) (Skamania County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Panther Lake (Kitsap/Mason counties): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Para-Juvenile Lake (Adams/Grant counties): March 1 through July 31 season. Juveniles only.

Park Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Parker Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pass Lake (Skagit County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Pataha Creek (Garfield County):

From mouth to Pomeroy city limits: Year around season.

Within the city limits of Pomeroy: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

From city limits of Pomeroy upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Patterson Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pattison Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Peabody Creek (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Pearrygin Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Pend Oreille River (Pend Oreille County): Year around season.

Perch Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Percival Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Petit Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Phalon Lake (Stevens County): Closed waters.

Phantom Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Pheasant Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Philippa Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Phillips Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pilchuck Creek (Snohomish County), mouth to Highway 9 Bridge: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishing regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Additional December 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Pilchuck River (Snohomish County)

From its mouth to five hundred feet downstream from the Snohomish City diversion dam: December 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From 500 feet below diversion dam to diversion dam: Closed waters.

Pillar Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Pine Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pine Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pioneer Ponds (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Pipers (Carkeek) Creek (King County), from its mouth to its source, including tributaries: Closed waters.

Pleasant Lake (Clallam County): Trout: Kokanee minimum length eight inches, maximum length twenty inches.

Plummer Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Poacher Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Portage Creek (tributary to Stillaguamish River) (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Potholes Reservoir (Grant County): Crappie and bluegill: Combined daily limit twenty-five fish.

Potter's Pond (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Pratt River (tributary to Middle Fork Snoqualmie) (King County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Prices Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Promised Land Pond (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Purdy Creek (Mason County): June 1 through August 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Pysht River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Puyallup River (Pierce County):

From mouth to the Electron power plant outlet: June 1 through January 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to the Soldier's Home Bridge in Orting: Additional February 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Quail Lake (Adams County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from any floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. All species: Release all fish.

Quarry Pond (Walla Walla County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Quilcene River (Jefferson County):

From mouth to upper boundary of Falls View Campground June 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Highway 101 Bridge upstream to the electric weir at the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery: Closed waters.

From the upper boundary of Falls View Campground to the water diversion at the mouth of Tunnel Creek: Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Quillayute River (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, not more than one wild steelhead per day.

Quinault River, Upper (Jefferson County), from mouth at upper end of Quinault Lake to the National Park boundary: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Quincy Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Raging River (King County), from its mouth to the Highway 18 Bridge: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Rainbow Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Rapjohn Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Rat Lake (Okanogan County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Rattlesnake Creek (Yakima County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Rattlesnake Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor allowed.

Ravensdale Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Reflection Pond (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Renner Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ridley Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Riffe Lake (Reservoir) (Lewis County): Lawful to fish up to the base of Swofford Pond Dam.

Rigley Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Riley Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Rimrock Lake (Reservoir) (Yakima County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit five. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Ringold Springs Creek (Hatchery Creek) (Franklin County): Closed waters.

Robbins Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Rock Creek (below Landsburg) (King County): Closed waters.

Rock Creek (Skamania County): June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Rocky Ford Creek and Ponds (Grant County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from bank only (no wading). Trout: Daily limit one.

Rocky Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. June 1 through October 31 selective fishery regulations and all species: Release all fish.

Roosevelt Lake (Ferry/Lincoln/Stevens counties): All species: Closed February 1 through May 31 in San Poil arm upstream from mouth of Manilla Creek, and April 1 through May 31 in Kettle arm upstream to Napoleon Bridge. Trout: No more than two over twenty inches in length. Walleye: No minimum size. Daily limit 8 fish not more than one of which may be longer than 20 inches. Release walleye 16 to 20 inches in length.

Rose Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ross Lake (Reservoir) (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor allowed. Trout: Daily limit three, possession limit six, minimum length thirteen inches.

Ross Lake tributary streams (Whatcom County), except Big Beaver Creek and Ruby Creek: Closed waters: From closed water markers near mouth upstream for one mile. Above closed water marker in tributaries not listed as closed: July 1 through October 31 season.

Round Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Rowland Lakes (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Royal Lake (Adams County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Royal Slough (including Marsh Unit IV impoundments) (Adams County): Closed waters.

Ruby Creek (tributary to Ross Lake) (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

Rufus Woods Lake (Douglas County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Sacheen Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Saddle Mountain Lake (Grant County): Closed waters.

Sago Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Salmon Creek (Clark County), from mouth to 72nd Avenue N.E: June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release all steelhead and wild cutthroat. Additional season: November 1 through March 15. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Salmon Creek, including all forks (Jefferson County): Closed waters.

Salmon Creek, North Fork and West Fork from mouth to South Fork (Okanogan County): Selective fishery regulations.

Salmon Creek (tributary of Naselle River) (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Salmon Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Salmon River (Jefferson County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Salt Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From mouth to bridge on Highway 112: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Samish Lake (Whatcom County): Chumming permitted. Trout: Cutthroat trout daily limit two, minimum length fourteen inches.

Samish River (Whatcom County):

From its mouth to the old Highway 99 Bridge and from the department rack to the Hickson Bridge: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead December 1 through March 15.

From Highway 99 Bridge to department salmon rack: Closed waters.

Sammamish Lake (King County): Trout: No more than two over fourteen inches in length. Release all kokanee. Kokanee/sockeye under fifteen inches are kokanee while those fifteen inches and over are sockeye salmon. December 1 through June 30: Release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length.

Sammamish River (Slough) (King County), from the 68th Avenue N.E. Bridge to Lake Sammamish: Closed waters: All tributaries. June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all trout.

Sandyshore Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Satsop Lakes (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Satsop River, including all forks (Grays Harbor County): Selective fishery regulations on East Fork upstream from mouth of Bingham Creek. All open periods: Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat, except on east fork above Bingham Creek.

From mouth to bridge at Schafer Park: Additional November 1 through March 15 season. Release wild steelhead.

Middle Fork (Turnow Branch), from mouth to posted deadline at bridge on Matlock Grisdale Road: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

West Fork, from mouth to bridge on Matlock Grisdale Road: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

Sauk River (Skagit/Snohomish counties):

From mouth to the mouth of the White Chuck River: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth of the White Chuck River to headwaters, including North and South Forks: Selective fishery regulations. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From mouth to the Darrington Bridge: Additional March 1 through April 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Sawyer, Lake (King County): Chumming permitted.

Scabrock Lake (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Schaefer Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Sekiu River (Clallam County): All open periods: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to forks: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Release wild steelhead.

Shady Lake (King County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: No more than one over fourteen inches in length.

Shannon, Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Chumming permitted. Trout: Minimum length six inches and maximum length eighteen inches.

Shelton Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Sherman Creek (Ferry County):

From the mouth at Lake Roosevelt upstream to four hundred feet above the water diversion dam for the hatchery: Closed waters, except December 1 through August 31 season from the mouth upstream to the hatchery boat dock.

Sherry Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Sherwood Creek (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Sherwood Creek Mill Pond (Mason County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Minimum length 14 inches, daily limit 2 fish.

Shiner Lake (Adams County): March 1 through September 30 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Shoe Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Shoecraft Lake (Snohomish County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Shoveler Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Shye Lake (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Sidley Lake (Okanogan County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Siebert Creek (Clallam County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Silent Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Silver Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County), mouth to USFS Road 4778: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Silver Lake (Cowlitz County): Use of water dogs or salamanders for fishing prohibited. Bass: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Silver Lake (Pierce County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Silver Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Similkameen River (Okanogan County):

From mouth to Enloe Dam: June 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery regulations June 1 through November 30. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Enloe Dam to Canadian border: Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Sinlahekin Creek (Okanogan County), from Palmer Lake to Cecile Creek bridge: June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Sixteen Lake (Skagit County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Skagit River (Skagit/Whatcom counties):

From mouth to the Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon): Year around season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release steelhead April 1 through May 31. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon) upstream to Gorge Powerhouse at Newhalem: June 1 through last day in February season except closed June 15 through August 31 between a line 200 feet above the east bank of the Baker River to a line 200 feet below the west bank of the Baker River. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the Gorge Powerhouse to Gorge Dam: Closed waters.

From Memorial Highway Bridge (Highway 536 at Mt. Vernon) to pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley: Additional March 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From pipeline crossing at Sedro Woolley to mouth of Bacon Creek: Additional March 1 through March 15 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the Dalles Bridge at Concrete to the mouth of Bacon Creek: Additional March 16 through April 30 season. Selective fishery regulations, except lawful to fish from a floating device equipped with a motor but not while under power. All species: Release all fish.

Skamokawa Creek (Wahkiakum County), mouth to forks just below Oatfield and Middle Valley Road: November 1 through March 15 season. All species: Release all fish other than steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead.

Skate Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length.

Skokomish River (Mason County), mouth to forks: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Skokomish River, South Fork (Mason County):

From mouth to mouth of Church Creek: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From mouth of Church Creek to headwaters: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Skokomish River, North Fork (Mason County):

From mouth to lower dam: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Above Lake Cushman, mouth to Olympic National Park boundary: June 1 through August 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Release all fish.

Skookum Creek (Mason County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Skookum Lakes, North and South (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Skookumchuck Reservoir (Thurston County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Skookumchuck River (Thurston County):

From mouth to four hundred feet below the outlet of the PP&L/WDFW steelhead rearing pond located at the base of the Skookumchuck Dam: June 1 through April 30 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From Skookumchuck Reservoir upstream and all tributaries: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Skykomish River (Snohomish County):

From mouth to mouth of Sultan River: June 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through last day in February from the boat ramp below Lewis Street Bridge at Monroe downstream two thousand five hundred feet. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Additional March 1 through April 30 season: Selective fishery regulations. Fishing from any floating device prohibited from the boat ramp below Lewis Street Bridge at Monroe downstream two thousand five hundred feet. All species: Release all fish.

From the mouth of the Sultan River to the forks: June 1 through March 31 season, except closed June 1 to 8:00 a.m. August 1 in those waters one thousand five hundred feet upstream and one thousand feet downstream of the outlet at Skykomish Rearing Ponds. Fishing from any floating device prohibited in the area one thousand five hundred feet upstream and one thousand feet downstream of the outlet at Skykomish Rearing Ponds. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead March 1 through March 31.

Skykomish River, North Fork (Snohomish County):

From mouth to one thousand feet downstream from Bear Creek Falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From one thousand feet below Bear Creek Falls to one thousand feet above Bear Creek Falls: Closed waters.

From one thousand feet upstream of Bear Creek Falls to Quartz Creek: Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Skykomish River, South Fork (King/Snohomish counties):

From mouth to six hundred feet downstream from the Sunset Falls Fishway: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From a point six hundred feet downstream of the Sunset Falls Fishway to the Sunset Falls Fishway: Closed waters.

From Sunset Falls to source: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through last day in February season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

Smith Creek (near North River) (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Snake River: Year around season. Closed to the taking of all trout April 1 through June 15. Trout: Daily limit six, minimum length ten inches, no more than two over twenty inches. Release all steelhead June 16 through August 31. Release wild steelhead September 1 through March 31. Barbless hooks required when fishing for steelhead on that portion of the Snake River which forms the boundary between Washington and Idaho.

Closed waters: Within four hundred feet of the base of any dam and within a four hundred foot radius around the fish ladder entrance at Lyons Ferry Hatchery, within a two hundred foot radius upstream of the fish ladder exit above Lower Granite Dam, and within an area one thousand two hundred feet downstream from the base of the west lock gate at Little Goose Dam on the south bank of the Snake River and one hundred feet out into the river from said river bank.

Snipe Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Snohomish River (Snohomish County), including all channels, sloughs, and interconnected waterways, but excluding all tributaries: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Snoqualmie River (King County):

From mouth to the falls: June 1 through March 31 season, except waters within the Puget Power tunnel at the falls and within fifty feet of any point on Puget Power's lower Plant # 2 building (north bank) are closed waters. June 1 through November 30 selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor allowed. Fishing from any floating device prohibited November 1 through March 31 from the mouth of Tokul Creek downstream to the boat ramp at Plumb access, about one-quarter mile. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From Snoqualmie Falls, including the North and South Forks: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches. Whitefish: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

Snoqualmie Middle Fork from mouth to source including all tributaries: Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Snow Creek (Jefferson County), including all tributaries except Crocker Lake: Closed waters.

Sol Duc River (Clallam County): June 1 through April 30 season. November 1 through April 30, selective fishery regulations from the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery to the Highway 101 Bridge downstream from Snider Creek. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. December 1 through April 30, from mouth to the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery, not more than one wild steelhead per day. November 1 through April 30, from the concrete pump station at the Soleduck Hatchery to the Highway 101 Bridge downstream from Snider Creek, release wild steelhead.

Sooes River (Suez River) (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Soos Creek (King County), from mouth to salmon hatchery rack: June 1 through August 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

South Bend Mill Pond (Pacific County): Juveniles only.

South Prairie Creek (Pierce County), mouth to Page Creek: Closed waters.

Spada Lake (Reservoir) (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a floating device equipped with an electric motor permitted. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Spada Lake (Reservoir) tributaries (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Spanaway Lake outlet downstream to the dam (approximately 800 feet) (Pierce County): Year around season.

Spearfish Lake (Klickitat County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Spectacle Lake (Kittitas County): Trout: Daily limit sixteen.

Spectacle Lake (Okanogan County): March 1 through July 31 season. All species: Release all fish except trout.

Spirit Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.

Spokane River (Spokane County):

From SR 25 Bridge upstream to the Seven Mile Bridge, except Long Lake, formed by Long Lake Dam (see also Long Lake): Year around season except walleye. Trout: Daily limit five, no more than two over twenty inches in length. Walleye: Daily limit eight, no more than one over twenty inches in length. Release walleye sixteen inches to twenty inches in length, and April 1 through May 31 release all walleye.

From Seven Mile Bridge upstream to the Monroe Street Dam: Year around season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit one. Release wild trout.

From Monroe Street Dam upstream to Upriver Dam: Year around season.

From Upriver Dam upstream to the Idaho/Washington state line: Selective fishery regulations, except fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor permitted. Trout: Daily limit one, minimum length 12 inches.

Sportsman's Lake (San Juan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Sprague Lake (Adams/Lincoln counties):

Waters northeast of the lakeside edge of the reeds to Danekas Road: Closed waters: Inlet stream (Negro Creek), April 1 through June 15. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Channel catfish: Daily limit five.

Waters southeast of the lakeside edge of the reeds to Danekas Road: July 1 through September 15 season. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Channel catfish: Daily limit five.

Spring Creek (Klickitat County): Trout: Daily limit five.

Spring Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Spring Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Spring Lakes (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Squalicum Lake (Whatcom County): Fly fishing only. Fishing from a floating device equipped with a motor prohibited. Trout: Daily limit two.

Starvation Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through May 31 season. Additional June 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Steel Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stehekin River (Chelan County), from the mouth to Agnes Creek: July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fifteen inches. Additional March 1 through June 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Stetattle Creek (Whatcom County), from its mouth to mouth of Bucket Creek (one and one-half miles upstream): Closed waters.

Stevens Creek (Grays Harbor County), mouth to Highway 101 Bridge: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Stevens, Lake (Snohomish County): Chumming permitted. Bass: Daily limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Steves Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stillaguamish River (Snohomish County):

From mouth to Warm Beach-Stanwood Highway, including all sloughs: Year around season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From Warm Beach-Stanwood Highway to the forks, except from the barrier dam (downstream of I-5) downstream two hundred feet which is closed waters: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches. Release wild steelhead May 1 through November 30.

Stillaguamish River, North Fork (Snohomish County), from mouth to Swede Heaven Bridge: Year around season. Fly fishing only April 16 through November 30. Fishing from any floating device prohibited upstream of the Highway 530 Bridge at mile post 28.8 (Cicero Bridge). Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead March 1 through November 30.

Stillaguamish River, South Fork (Snohomish County):

From mouth to four hundred feet downstream of the outlet to fishway at Granite Falls: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From four hundred feet below the outlet of the end of the fishway to Mt. Loop Highway bridge above Granite Falls: Closed waters.

From Mt. Loop Highway Bridge above Granite Falls to source: June 1 through April 1 through May 31, release all walleye November 30 season.

Storm Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Stump Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion engine prohibited.

Suiattle River (Skagit County): Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Sullivan Creek (Pend Oreille County), from Mill Pond upstream: Selective fishery regulations.

Sultan River (Snohomish County), from its mouth to a point four hundred feet downstream from the diversion dam at river mile 9.7: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

Sultan River, North and South Forks (Snohomish County): Closed waters.

Summit Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Summit Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Sunday Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Sutherland Lake (Clallam County): Chumming permitted.

Swamp Creek (tributary to Sammamish River) (Snohomish/King counties): Closed waters.

Swan Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Swan's Mill Pond (Stossel Creek) (King County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Swauk Creek (Kittitas County), from mouth to Iron Creek: Selective fishery regulations.

Swift Reservoir (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Swofford Pond (Lewis County): Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited. Bass: Daily and possession limit two. Only bass less than twelve inches or over eighteen inches in length may be retained. Channel catfish: Minimum length twenty inches.

Tahuya River (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From mouth to Bear Creek-Dewatto Road crossing, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Taneum Creek (Kittitas County): Selective fishery regulations.

Tanwax Lake (Pierce County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Tapps Lake (Reservoir) intake canal (Pierce County), to within four hundred feet of the screen at Dingle Basin: Year around season.

Tarboo Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tate Creek (tributary to N.F. Snoqualmie River) (King County): Closed waters.

Taylor River (tributary to the Middle Fork Snoqualmie) (King County): Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish.

Teal Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April to October 31 season.

Tenas Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tennant Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited from first Friday in October through January 15.

Terrell, Lake (Whatcom County): Fishing from any floating device prohibited from first Friday in October through January 15 except fishing from floating dock permitted. Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Thomas Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Thornton Creek (tributary to Lake Washington) (King County): Closed waters.

Tibbetts Creek (tributary to Lake Sammamish) (King County): Closed waters.

Tieton River (Yakima County): Lawful to fish to base of Tieton (Rimrock) Dam. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length. Whitefish: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Tieton River, North Fork (Yakima County), upstream from Rimrock Lake: Closed waters: Spillway channel. June 1 through August 15 season.

Tieton River, South Fork (Yakima County): From mouth to bridge on USFS Rd. 1070 (approximately 12.5 miles): Closed waters.

Tiger Lake (Kitsap/Mason counties): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tilton River (Lewis County), from mouth to West Fork: June 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five, no more than one over twelve inches in length.

Tilton River, East, North, South and West Forks (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Toad Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Tokul Creek (King County):

From mouth to the posted cable boundary marker located approximately seven hundred feet upstream of the mouth: December 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From the posted cable boundary marker located approximately seven hundred feet upstream of the mouth to the railroad trestle: Closed waters.

Tolt River (King County):

From mouth to the USGS trolley cable near the confluence of the North and South Forks: June 1 through last day in February season. June 1 through November 30, selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From the USGS trolley cable to the mouth of Yellow Creek on the North Fork, and to the dam on the South Fork: Closed waters.

From mouth of Yellow Creek upstream on North Fork: Trout: Selective fishery regulations and release all trout.

From dam upstream on South Fork: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Touchet River (Columbia/Walla Walla counties):

From mouth to confluence of north and south forks: June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit five. Release wild steelhead. Additional season: November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and brown trout. Trout: Steelhead and brown trout minimum size twenty inches. Release wild steelhead.

From confluence of north and south forks upstream, including all tributaries: June 1 through October 31 season. Release all steelhead.

Toutle River (Cowlitz County):

From mouth to forks, and North Fork from the mouth to the posted deadline below the fish collection facility: June 1 through November 30 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches.

From the posted deadline below the fish collection facility upstream to the headwaters, including all tributaries, but excepting Castle and Coldwater Lakes: Closed waters.

Toutle River, South Fork (Cowlitz County), mouth to source: Closed waters: All tributaries. June 1 through November 30 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Minimum length twenty inches. Mouth to 4100 Road Bridge: Additional December 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

Tradition Lake (King County): Bass: Only bass less then twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Trapper Lake (Chelan County): Trout: Daily limit two.

Trout Creek (tributary to Wind River) (Skamania County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Trout Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Trout Lake (tributary to Big White Salmon River) (Klickitat County): June 1 through October 31 season.

Tucannon River (Columbia/Walla Walla counties): Closed waters: All tributaries. During all open periods release wild steelhead.

From the Highway 261 Bridge upstream to Turner Road Bridge: Trout: Daily limit five, no more than two of which may be steelhead. Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and whitefish.

From the Turner Road Bridge upstream to the Cummings Creek Bridge: Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead and whitefish.

From the Cummings Creek Bridge upstream to the Deer Lake footbridge about 3/4 mile upstream of the Tucannon hatchery: Closed waters.

From the Deer Lake footbridge to the Panjab Creek Bridge: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout in the daily trout limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the Panjab Creek Bridge upstream: Closed waters.

Tucannon River tributaries (Columbia/Walla Walla counties): Closed waters.

Tunnel Lake (Skamania County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Twin Lake (Jefferson County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Twin Lakes (Chelan County) and tributaries and outlet stream to junction with the Napeequa River: Closed waters.

Twisp River (Okanogan County), from mouth to War Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Tye River (King County): June 1 through October 31 season: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Whitefish: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Release all fish other than whitefish.

U Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Uncle John Creek (Mason County): Closed waters.

Union River (Mason County):

From mouth to watershed boundary: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From mouth to lower bridge on the Old Belfair Highway, additional November 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From watershed boundary to source, including all tributaries: Closed waters.

Upper Wheeler Reservoir (Chelan County): Closed waters.

Valley Creek (Clallam County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only.

Vance Creek (Mason County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Vance Creek/Elma Ponds (Grays Harbor County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Vancouver Lake and all other waters west of Burlington-Northern Railroad from Columbia River drawbridge near Vancouver downstream to Lewis River (Clark County): Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Vanes Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Vic Meyers (Rainbow) Lake (Grant County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Voight's Creek (Pierce County): From mouth to Highway 162 Bridge: Closed waters.

Waddell Creek (Thurston County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Wagners Lake (Snohomish County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Waitts Lake (Stevens County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season.

Walker Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wallace River (Snohomish County):

From its mouth to the first Burlington-Northern Railroad bridge downstream of the Highway 2 Bridge: June 1 through September 1 season. Closed waters: From the first Burlington-Northern Railroad bridge (below Highway 2) to a point two hundred feet upstream of the water intake of the salmon hatchery. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

From the mouth to mouth of Olney Creek: Additional November 1 through last day in February season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Trout except Dolly Varden/Bull Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches

Walla Walla River (Walla Walla County): Wild steelhead release.

From mouth to the Touchet River: Year around season. Trout: Release trout April 1 through May 31.

From the Touchet River upstream to state line: June 1 through October 31. Additional season November 1 through April 15. All species: Release all fish except steelhead.

Walupt Lake (Lewis County): Closed waters: All inlet streams. Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations except fishing from devices equipped with motors permitted. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Wannacut Lake (Okanogan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wapato Lake (Chelan County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. From August 1 through October 31: Selective fishery regulations except fishing from a device equipped with an internal combustion engine permitted. Trout: Release all trout.

Wapato Lake (Pierce County): Juveniles only.

Ward Lake (Ferry County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Ward Lake (Thurston County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Warden Lake and Warden Lake, South (Grant County): March 1 through July 31 season.

Washburn Island Pond (Okanogan County): April 1 through September 30 season. Bass: Only bass less than 12 inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained. Fishing from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor prohibited.

Washington, Lake, including that portion of the Sammamish River from the 68th Avenue N.E. Bridge downstream (King County): Fishing from floating device prohibited one hundred yards either side of the floating bridges. Chumming permitted. Trout: December 1 through last day in February: Release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. March 1 through June 30: Minimum length twelve inches, and release all steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. Kokanee/sockeye under fifteen inches are kokanee while those fifteen inches and over are sockeye salmon.

Washington, Lake, Ship Canal (King County) (waters east of a north-south line 400 feet west of the fish ladder at the Chittenden Locks and west of a north-south line at the eastern ends of the concrete abutments east of the Montlake Bridge): West of Fremont Bridge: Fishing from floating device prohibited. East of Fremont Bridge: Chumming permitted.

From west boundary to a north-south line 400 feet east of the eastern end of the northern wing wall of Chittenden Locks: Closed waters.

From 400 feet east of the eastern end of the northern wing wall of Chittenden Locks to the east boundary: Open year around. Trout: December 1 through last day in February daily limit five, no minimum length. Release steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. March 1 through June 30, daily limit five, minimum length twelve inches. Release steelhead and rainbow trout over twenty inches in length. July 1 through November 30, daily limit five, no minimum length. Release wild steelhead. Kokanee/sockeye less than fifteen inches in length are kokanee and fifteen inches and over in length are sockeye salmon.

Washougal River (Clark County):

From mouth to bridge at Salmon Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

From mouth to Mt. Norway Bridge: Additional April 16 through May 31 season. All species: Release all fish except steelhead. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

From bridge at Salmon Falls to its source: Closed waters.

Washougal River, West (North) Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):

From mouth to the water intake at the department hatchery: Closed waters.

From intake at department hatchery to source: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead and wild cutthroat.

Watson Lake (Columbia County): March 1 through October 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited.

Wenas Lake (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, of which not more than two may be brown trout.

Wenatchee Lake (Chelan County): Chumming permitted. Trout except kokanee: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches. Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen. Kokanee/sockeye under sixteen inches will be considered kokanee while those sixteen inches and over will be considered sockeye salmon.

Wenatchee River (Chelan County):

From mouth to Icicle River Road Bridge at Leavenworth: June 1 through March 31 season. Selective fishery regulations June 1 through November 30. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild steelhead.

From Icicle River Road Bridge at Leavenworth to Lake Wenatchee: June 1 through November 30 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches, maximum length twenty inches.

West Twin River (Clallam County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

Whatcom Creek (Whatcom County):

From mouth to stone bridge at Whatcom Falls Park: June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From stone bridge at Whatcom Falls Park upstream to Lake Whatcom: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Juveniles only. Trout: No minimum length.

Whatcom, Lake (Whatcom County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season, except those waters between the Electric Avenue Bridge and the outlet dam are closed waters: Chumming permitted. Trout: No more than one over fourteen inches in length.

Whatcom, Lake, tributaries (Whatcom County): Closed waters.

White River (Chelan County), from mouth of Napeequa River upstream to White River Falls: Selective fishery regulations.

White (Stuck) River (Pierce County):

From mouth to R Street Bridge in Auburn: June 1 through September 30: Closed waters. October 1 through last day in February season: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From R Street Bridge to Highway 410 Bridge at Buckley, except waters of Puget Power canal, including the screen bypass channel, above the screen at Dingle Basin are closed waters: October 1 through October 31 season only. Trout: 14 inch minimum size.

From the Weyerhaeuser 6000 Road Bridge (Bridge Camp) to its source: Whitefish: Additional November 1 through January 31 season. Release all fish except whitefish.

Whitechuck River (Snohomish County): Trout: Legal to retain Dolly Varden/Bull Trout as part of trout daily limit, minimum length twenty inches.

White Salmon River (Klickitat/Skamania counties):

From mouth to powerhouse: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From powerhouse to within four hundred feet of Northwestern Dam: November 16 to June 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From gas pipeline crossing above Northwestern Lake to Gilmer Creek: Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Whitestone Lake (Okanogan County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Wide Hollow Creek (Yakima County): Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Widgeon Lake (Grant County): March 1 through March 31 and September 1 through September 30 seasons.

Wildberry Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wildcat Lake (Kitsap County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wilderness Lake (King County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Willame Lake (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length fifteen inches.

Willapa River (Pacific County), including all forks: Closed waters: Four hundred feet below falls on South Fork to falls.

From department boat launch in South Bend upstream: Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

From department boat launch in South Bend to Forks Creek: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Fishing from any floating device prohibited from the bridge on Willapa Road (Camp One Bridge) to Forks Creek. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

South Fork: Additional November 1 through last day of February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Williams Creek (Pacific County): June 1 through last day in February season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Williams Lake (Spokane County): Last Saturday in April through September 30 season.

Williams Lake (Stevens County): December 1 through March 31 season.

Willow Lake (Whatcom County): July 1 through October 31 season. Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Daily and possession limit one, minimum length eighteen inches.

Wilson Creek (two branches within Ellensburg city limits) (Kittitas County): Juveniles only. Trout: Daily limit five, no minimum length.

Wind River (Skamania County):

Mouth to four hundred feet below Shipherd Falls: June 1 through March 15 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches. Release wild steelhead.

From four hundred feet below to one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder: Closed waters.

From one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls to source: June 1 through November 30 except closed from an upper boundary sign along Carson National Fish Hatchery grounds to a lower boundary marker 800 yards downstream June 1 through August 31. Trout: Release wild steelhead.

Tyee Springs: Closed waters.

From one hundred feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder to source, including all tributaries: June 1 through November 30 season. Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Winston Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length ten inches.

Wiser Lake (Whatcom County): Bass: Only bass less than twelve inches or over fifteen inches in length may be retained.

Wishkah River (Grays Harbor County), including all forks: Closed waters: East and West forks, and mainstem from four hundred feet below outlet of dam at Wishkah Rearing Ponds (formerly Mayr Bros.) to outlet. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From the mouth to Cedar Creek: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Wood Lake (Mason County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Woodland Creek (Thurston County): Trout: Minimum length fourteen inches.

Wooten Lake: Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

Wynoochee River (Grays Harbor County): Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

From mouth to 7400 line bridge above mouth of Schafer Creek: Additional November 1 through March 31 season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches. Release wild cutthroat.

Wynoochee Reservoir (Grays Harbor County): June 1 through October 31 season. Trout: Daily limit two, minimum length twelve inches.

Yakima River (Yakima County): Release all steelhead in mainstem and tributaries.

From mouth to four hundred feet below Roza Dam: Year around season. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches and maximum length twenty inches. Release all trout April 1 through May 31.

From Roza Dam to four hundred feet below Easton Dam: Year around season. Fishing from floating devices equipped with motors allowed only from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation restricted area signs at Roza Dam upstream to the boat launch ramp on the Roza Access Area (approximately one-half mile). Trout: Selective fishery regulations, and release all trout. Whitefish: Bait and single-pointed, barbed hooks may be used for whitefish December 1 through last day in February.

From Lake Easton to Keechelus Dam: Selective fishery regulations.

Yakima Sportsmen's Park Ponds (Yakima County): Juveniles only.

Yale Reservoir (Cowlitz County): Trout: Kokanee not counted in daily trout limit. Kokanee daily limit sixteen.

Yellowjacket Creek (tributary to Cispus River) (Lewis County): Selective fishery regulations. Trout: Minimum length twelve inches.

Yellowjacket Ponds (Lewis County): Last Saturday in April through last day in February season. Trout: No more than one over twelve inches in length.

Yokum Lake (Pend Oreille County): Last Saturday in April through October 31 season.

(3) Specific marine water exceptions to state-wide rules:

(a) Marine water area codes and boundaries:

(i) Area 1 (Ilwaco): West of the Megler-Astoria Bridge - north to Leadbetter Point. Effective January 1, 1989, Area 1 includes only waters west of the Buoy 10 Line and north to Leadbetter Point.

(ii) Area 2 (Westport-Ocean Shores): From Leadbetter Point north to the Queets River. Area 2 excludes waters of Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.

(iii) Area 2-1: Willapa Bay east of a line from Leadbetter Point to Willapa Channel Marker 8 (Buoy 8) then to the westerly most landfall on Cape Shoalwater.

(iv) Area 2-2: Grays Harbor east of a line from the outermost end of the north jetty to the outermost exposed end of the south jetty.

(v) Area 3 (La Push): From the Queets River north to Cape Alava.

(vi) Area 4 (Neah Bay): From Cape Alava north and inside Juan de Fuca Strait to the Sekiu River.

(vii) Area 5 (Sekiu and Pillar Point): From mouth of Sekiu River east to Low Point, mouth of the Lyre River.

(viii) Area 6 (East Juan de Fuca Strait): From Low Point east to the Partridge Point-Point Wilson line north to the line from Trial Island (near Victoria, B.C.) - Navigation Buoy BW "R" - Smith Island - the most northeasterly of the Lawson Reef lighted buoys (RB1 QK Fl Bell) - Northwest Island - the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island.

(ix) Area 7 (San Juan Islands): All marine waters north of the line described under Area 6 to the United States-Canadian boundary.

(x) Area 8 (Deception Pass, Hope and Camano Islands): Line projected from West Point on Whidbey Island to Reservation Head on Fidalgo Island east through Deception Pass, including all waters east of Whidbey Island to the Possession Point - Shipwreck Line.

(xi) Area 8-1 (Deception Pass and Hope Island): East of a line projected from West Point on Whidbey Island to Reservation Head on Fidalgo Island, south of the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge at the north end of Swinomish Slough, north of the Highway 532 Bridge between Camano Island and the mainland, and westerly of a line from the East Point Light on Whidbey Island to the Saratoga Pass Light # 2 on Camano Island (F1 red 4 sec.).

(xii) Area 8-2 (Port Susan and Port Gardner): East of a line from the East Point Light on Whidbey Island to the Saratoga Pass Light # 2 on Camano Island (F1 red 4 sec.) and north of a line from the south tip of Possession Point 110 degrees true to a shipwreck on the opposite shore.

(xiii) Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet): All waters inside and south of the Partridge Point-Point Wilson Line and a line projected from the southerly tip of Possession Point 110 degrees true to a shipwreck on the opposite shore and northerly of the Hood Canal Bridge and the Apple Cove Point-Edwards Point Line.

(xiv) Area 10 (Seattle-Bremerton): From the Apple Cove Point-Edwards Point Line to a line projected true east-west through the northern tip of Vashon Island.

(xv) Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon Island): From the northern tip of Vashon Island to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

(xvi) Area 12 (Hood Canal): All contiguous waters south of the Hood Canal Bridge and adjacent waters north of the Hood Canal Bridge when fishing from the pontoon beneath the bridge.

(xvii) Area 13 (South Puget Sound): All contiguous waters south of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

(b) Marine waters regulations: These regulations apply to all marine waters contained within the boundaries of Washington state, within Puget Sound, Hood Canal, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the San Juan Islands, the Strait of Georgia, and the Pacific Ocean, including estuaries (river mouths) from salt water upstream to a line between the outermost headlands measured at the highest high tide (usually the debris line furthest inshore on surrounding beaches), unless otherwise described under area regulations (see individual areas, below):

(i) Fishing hours: Twenty-four hours per day year around, except those waters of Area 10 west of the Lake Washington Ship Canal to a north-south line 175 feet west of the Burlington-Northern Railroad Bridge are closed waters.

(ii) License requirements: A valid current Washington state department of fish and wildlife game fish license, and, if appropriate, a steelhead license, is required to fish for game fish including steelhead in marine waters. All steelhead taken from marine areas shall be entered on the steelhead catch record card using the words Marine Area and followed by the appropriate marine area code number.

(iii) Gear restrictions: Angling gear only, and in those waters of Area 10 downstream of the First Avenue South Bridge to an east-west line through southwest Hanford Street on Harbor Island and parallel to southwest Spokane Street where it crosses Harbor Island, nonbuoyant lure restriction July 1 through November 30. In all areas, underwater spearfishing, spearing, gaffing, clubbing, netting, or trapping game fish is unlawful.

(iv) Trout: Daily limit two fish, minimum length fourteen inches, except release Dolly Varden/Bull Trout and wild steelhead in all areas, release wild cutthroat in Marine Areas 12 and 13, and release all trout November 1 through May 31 in Chambers Bay and that portion of Marine Area 13 inside a line from Gordan Point to the dock at Pioneer gravel pit (second gravel pit approximately 1.2 miles north of Chambers Bay).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-07-076 (Order 97-50), 232-28-619, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; 96-11-079 (Order 96-45), 232-28-619, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; 95-19-011 (Order 95-114), 232-28-6195; 95-10-027, 232-28-619, filed 4/26/95, effective 5/27/95; 95-05-008 (Order 95-11), 232-28-619, filed 2/1/95, effective 5/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.055 and 77.12.040. 93-21-070 (Order 617), 232-28-619, filed 10/20/93, effective 4/16/94; 92-01-084 (Order 524), 232-28-619, filed 12/16/91, effective 4/16/92.]

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