(WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE)
Lower Kalama River closing to chinook retention
Action: Close lower Kalama River to all chinook retention.
Effective Dates: Effective Sept. 20 through Dec. 31, 2010.
Species affected: Chinook salmon.
Location: Kalama River from boundary markers at the mouth to 1000’ below the fishway at upper salmon hatchery.
Reason for action: Hatchery is not expected to meet broodstock needs.
Other information: Area remains open for retention of hatchery coho and hatchery steelhead.