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Washingtons Lewis River Re-Opens for Hatchery Spring Chinook
Action: Anglers may again keep hatchery spring chinook on the Lewis River including the North Fork.

Effective date: June 7 through July 31, 2013

Species affected: Chinook salmon

Location: The mainstem Lewis from mouth to the mouth of the East Fork and the North Fork Lewis from the mouth of the East Fork to the overhead powerlines below Merwin Dam.

Reason for action: The hatchery brood stock goal has been met.

Other information: The salmon daily limit will be 6 hatchery chinook of which no more than 2 may be adults. Release all salmon other than hatchery chinook. Minimum size is 12 inches. Barbless hooks are required to fish for salmon and steelhead.

Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.