Emergency fishing and shellfishing rules

Hatchery coho salmon caught on Snohomish River
Photo by Chase Gunnell
A hatchery coho salmon caught on the Snohomish River.

These updates reflect changes to the Sportfishing Pamphlet. Rules found in the Sportfishing Pamphlet are in effect unless otherwise noted in the changes listed below.

This list shows all emergency rules currently in effect. To see rules in effect on a specific date or range of dates, visit the advanced search page.

To narrow results down by water body, marine area, county, or other criteria, change the Show rules affecting dropdown from All fishing to Freshwater, Saltwater, or Shelfishing.