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Eastern Washington and Columbia Region Freshwater
Type of Rule Change Proposal
County or Location Information
Increase the harvest opportunity on hatchery summer steelhead. Open from mouth to 400 feet below the Toutle Hatchery water intake. All Game Fish: Last Saturday in May to the first Friday in June under selective gear rules.
ExplanationOriginal Rule Proposal Number(s)
Reduces the potential spawning and ecological interaction between hatchery summer steelhead and wild winter steelhead. This rule has been implemented for many years via emergency regulation.
Adopt as proposed.
Adopted as proposed.
There were no comments.
CARVER, RUSSELL L November 29, 2012
Please pass rule #37.
WISNER, LEEROY January 28, 2013