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PDFWAC 220-312-030

Freshwater exceptions to statewide rulesSouthwest.

(1) Abernathy Creek and tributaries (Cowlitz County):
(a) From 200 feet above Abernathy Falls to posted markers 500 feet downstream from the Abernathy Fish Technology Center: Closed waters.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(c) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(d) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(e) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(2) Beaver Creek (Wahkiakum County): Closed waters.
(3) Blue Creek (Lewis County), from the mouth to Spencer Road:
(a) From posted sign above rearing pond outlet to Spencer Road: Closed waters.
(b) Anti-snagging rule.
(c) Night closure.
(d) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through April 15.
(e) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(f) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(4) Blue Lake (Cowlitz County):
(a) Open the fourth Saturday in April through October 31.
(b) Selective gear rules.
(c) Release all fish.
(5) Blue Lake Creek (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
(6) Butter Creek (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
(7) Canyon Creek (Clark County): Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 5.
(8) Carlisle Lake (Lewis County):
(a) Open the fourth Saturday in April through October 31.
(b) Landlocked salmon rules.
(9) Cedar Creek and tributaries (tributary of N.F. Lewis) (Clark County):
(a) From the Grist Mill Bridge to 100 feet upstream of the falls: Closed waters.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(d) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(e) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(10) Chinook River (Pacific County): From the Highway 101 Bridge upstream:
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(11) Cispus River (Lewis County): From the mouth to the falls, not including the North Fork:
(a) Open year-round, except closed to all angling within posted "Closed Waters" signs around the adult fish release site.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(ii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(12) Cispus River, North Fork (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
(13) Coal Creek (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the mouth to 400 feet below the falls:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(ii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open November 1 through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From 400 feet below the falls to the falls: Closed waters.
(14) Coldwater Lake (Cowlitz County):
(a) The Coldwater Lake inlet and outlet streams: Closed waters.
(b) Selective gear rules.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 1; minimum length 18 inches.
(15) Cougar Creek (tributary to Yale Reservoir) (Cowlitz County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31.
(16) Coweeman River and tributaries (Cowlitz County):
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(17) Cowlitz Falls Reservoir (Lake Scanewa) (Lewis County):
(a) The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cowlitz arm is at the posted Lewis County PUD sign on Peters Road.
(b) The upstream boundary of the reservoir in the Cispus arm is at the posted markers at the Lewis County PUD kayak launch, approximately 1.5 miles upstream from the confluence of the Cowlitz and Cispus arm.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(ii) Trout: Daily limit 10; minimum length 8 inches.
(iii) Largemouth bass: Daily limit 10; no minimum length; only largemouth bass under 12 inches may be retained, except 1 over 17 inches may be retained.
(iv) Smallmouth bass: Daily limit 15; no minimum length; only 1 smallmouth bass over 14 inches may be retained.
(v) Channel catfish: Daily limit 10; no size restriction.
(vi) Walleye: Daily limit 16; only 1 walleye over 22 inches may be retained.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Daily limit 6; minimum length 12 inches.
(ii) Up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(18) Cowlitz River (Lewis/Cowlitz counties):
(a) From the boundary markers at the mouth to Lexington Bridge:
(i) July 1 through September 30: Night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing.
(ii) Game fish:
(A) Trout:
(I) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 31: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches. Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(II) Open April 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(B) Steelhead:
(I) Open July 1 through July 31: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(II) August 1 through August 31: Closed.
(III) Open September 1 through September 30: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(IV) Open October 1 through June 30: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead, minimum length 20 inches.
(C) Other game fish: Open year-round, statewide minimum size/daily limit.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From the Lexington Bridge to the mouth of Mill Creek:
(i) Within a 100 foot radius of the new Cowlitz Trout Hatchery outfall structure, except open to anglers with disabilities who permanently use a wheelchair and possess a designated harvester companion card within posted markers when adjacent waters are open: Closed waters.
(ii) Game fish:
(A) Trout:
(I) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 31: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches. Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(II) Open April 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(B) Steelhead: Open year-round; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(C) Other game fish: Open year-round, statewide minimum size/daily limit.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho may be retained.
(c) From the mouth of Mill Creek to 1,700 feet upstream of the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery barrier dam:
(i) From 400 feet or posted markers below Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery barrier dam to boundary markers near the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery water intake approximately 1,700 feet upstream of the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery barrier dam: Closed waters.
(ii) Within a 100 foot radius of the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery wheelchair ramp (within the posted fishing boundary) except for anglers with disabilities and who have a designated harvester companion card: Closed waters.
(iii) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device.
(iv) April 1 through November 30:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(v) May 1 through June 15: It is unlawful to fish from the south side of the river.
(vi) Game fish:
(A) Trout:
(I) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 31: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches. Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(II) Open April 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(B) Steelhead: Open year-round; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(C) Other game fish: Open year-round, statewide minimum size/daily limit.
(vii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho may be retained.
(d) From 1,700 feet upstream of the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery barrier dam to Mayfield Dam.
(i) From 400 feet below the Mayfield powerhouse upstream to Mayfield Dam: Closed waters.
(ii) Game fish:
(A) Trout:
(I) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 31: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches. Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(II) Open April 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(B) Steelhead: Open year-round; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(C) Other game fish: Open year-round, statewide minimum size/daily limit.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31.
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho may be retained.
(e) From the posted PUD sign on Peters Road to the Forest Road 1270 (old Jody's Bridge):
(i) Closed to all angling within posted "Closed Waters" signs around the adult fish release site.
(ii) September 1 through October 31: Anti-snagging rule and night closure.
(iii) Open year-round.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(v) Salmon:
(A) Open year-round.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(f) From Forest Road 1270 (old Jody's Bridge) upstream and tributaries.
(i) Selective gear rules.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(19) Deep River (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Open year-round.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(ii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(20) Delameter Creek (Cowlitz County):
(a) From 400 feet below to 200 feet above the temporary weir while the weir is installed in the creek: Closed waters.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(21) Drano Lake (Skamania County): In the waters downstream of markers on point of land downstream and across from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery and upstream of the Highway 14 Bridge:
(a) Closed on Wednesdays beginning the second Wednesday in April through June 30.
(b) Closed from 6 p.m. Tuesdays through 6 p.m. Wednesdays during the month of October.
(c) March 16 through October 31: Night closure.
(d) August 1 through December 31: Anti-snagging rule.
(e) May 1 through June 30 and October 1 through December 31:
(i) Each angler aboard a vessel may deploy salmon/steelhead angling gear until the salmon/steelhead limit for all anglers aboard has been achieved.
(ii) Two-pole fishing for salmon/steelhead is permissible so long as the angler possesses a two-pole endorsement.
(f) April 16 through June 30: The area west of a line projected from the easternmost pillar of the Highway 14 Bridge to a posted marker on the north shore is open only to bank fishing.
(g) Open year-round.
(i) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Bass: No limit and no size restriction.
(B) Channel catfish: No limit.
(C) Walleye: No limit and no size restriction.
(D) Release trout.
(E) Steelhead: From January 1 through March 15; daily limit 2 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(ii) Salmon and steelhead: Open March 16 through December 31:
(A) March 16 through June 30: Daily limit 2 hatchery steelhead or 2 hatchery Chinook, or one of each. Release all other salmon.
(B) July 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 2 hatchery Chinook. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(II) Release all other salmon.
(C) August 1 through October 31: Daily limit 6; no more than 1 adult salmon. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(D) November 1 through December 31: Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult salmon or hatchery steelhead.
(22) Elochoman River (Wahkiakum County):
(a) From the mouth to Foster (Risk) Road Bridge:
(i) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(v) Salmon and steelhead: Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Daily limit 6; of which 3 may be adult hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead. Release wild Chinook.
(b) From Foster (Risk) Road Bridge upstream to 200 feet above the WDFW temporary weir:
(i) From Foster (Risk) Road Bridge to 200 feet above the WDFW temporary weir while the weir is installed in the river: Closed waters.
(ii) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(iii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(v) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(vi) Salmon and steelhead: Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day: Daily limit 6; of which 3 may be adult hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead. Release wild Chinook.
(c) From 200 feet above the WDFW temporary weir to the Beaver Creek Road Bridge:
(i) September 1 through October 31: Release all salmon.
(ii) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(iii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(v) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(vi) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adult hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead. Release wild Chinook.
(d) From Beaver Creek Road Bridge to Elochoman Hatchery Bridge:
(i) September 1 through October 31: Release all salmon.
(ii) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(iii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(v) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(vi) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adult hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead. Release wild Chinook.
(e) Elochoman Hatchery Bridge to West Fork:
(i) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(f) From West Fork upstream:
(i) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(ii) Salmon:
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(23) Franz Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.
(24) Germany Creek (Cowlitz County) and all tributaries:
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(25) Grays River (Wahkiakum County): From the mouth to South Fork:
(a) From mouth to Barr Road Bridge:
(i) August 1 through November 15:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(ii) January 1 through March 15: Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(v) Salmon:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho and hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(III) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(b) From Barr Road Bridge to Highway 4 Bridge:
(i) August 1 through November 15:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(ii) January 1 through March 15: Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(v) Salmon:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery coho and hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(III) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(c) From the Highway 4 Bridge to the mouth of South Fork:
(i) From 400 feet below to 200 feet above the temporary weir while the weir is installed in the river: Closed waters.
(ii) August 1 through November 15:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(C) Stationary gear restriction.
(iii) January 1 through March 15: Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iv) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(v) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(vi) Salmon:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(III) All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(d) From South Fork upstream:
(i) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; minimum length 12 inches. Up to 2 adults may be retained.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained. All Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
(26) Grays River tributaries (unless otherwise listed) (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(27) Grays River, East Fork (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(iv) Effective August 1, all Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be kept.
(28) Grays River, East Fork tributaries (unless otherwise listed) (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(29) Grays River, South Fork (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained; all Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be kept.
(30) Grays River, South Fork tributaries (unless otherwise listed) (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(31) Grays River, West Fork (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through December 31.
(b) August 1 through November 15: Anti-snagging rule, night closure and stationary gear restriction.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(d) Salmon: Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through December 31.
(i) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(ii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained; all Chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be kept.
(32) Grays River, West Fork tributaries (unless otherwise listed) (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(33) Green River (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the mouth to Miner's Creek:
(i) From 400 feet above and 400 feet below the salmon hatchery rack (or from the posted signs above and below the salmon hatchery rack) when the rack is installed in the river: Closed waters.
(ii) From 400 feet below to 400 feet above the water intake at the upper end of the hatchery grounds from September 1 through November 30: Closed waters.
(iii) September 1 through October 31: Anti-snagging rule applies and night closure in effect from the mouth to 400 feet below the salmon hatchery rack.
(iv) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed from the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31 and December 1 through March 15.
(v) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15. Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(vi) Salmon:
(A) Open August 1 through November 30.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From Miner's Creek upstream:
(i) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(34) Green River tributaries (Cowlitz County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(35) Grizzly Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.
(36) Hamilton Creek (Skamania County):
(a) Tributaries downstream from the Highway 14 Bridge: Closed waters.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(37) Horsethief Lake (Klickitat County): Open the fourth Saturday in April through October 31.
(38) Indian Heaven Wilderness Lakes (Skamania County): Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 8 inches.
(39) Johnson Creek (Lewis County) (Cowlitz River tributary): Selective gear rules.
(40) Kalama River (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the mouth to the railroad bridge below Interstate 5:
(i) July 1 through October 31: Night closure.
(ii) Game fish: Open year-round.
(A) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(iii) Steelhead:
(A) Open July 1 through July 31: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(B) August 1 through August 31: Closed.
(C) Open September 1 through September 30: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(D) Open October 1 through June 30: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adults, of which only 2 may be coho.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From the railroad bridge below Interstate 5 to Modrow Bridge:
(i) From Modrow Bridge downstream to the markers approximately 1,000 feet below the temporary rack when the rack is installed below Modrow Bridge: Closed waters.
(ii) April 1 through October 31:
(A) Night closure.
(B) Anti-snagging rule.
(iii) Game fish: Open year-round.
(A) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(C) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adults, of which only 2 may be coho.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(c) From the Modrow Bridge to the natural gas pipeline crossing:
(i) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor.
(ii) April 1 through October 31:
(A) Night closure.
(B) Anti-snagging rule.
(iii) Game fish: Open year-round.
(A) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(C) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adults, of which only 2 may be coho.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(d) From the natural gas pipeline crossing to the deadline at the intake to the lower salmon hatchery:
(i) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor.
(ii) April 1 through October 31:
(A) Night closure.
(B) Anti-snagging rule.
(iii) Open September 1 through October 31 for fly fishing only, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iv) Game fish: Open year-round.
(A) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(C) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(v) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adults, of which only 2 may be coho.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(e) From the Fallert Creek hatchery intake to 1,000 feet below fishway at the Kalama Falls hatchery:
(i) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor.
(ii) Game fish: Open year-round.
(A) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(C) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 3 may be adults, of which only 2 may be coho.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(f) From 1,000 feet below to 1,000 feet above the fishway at the Kalama Falls hatchery: Closed waters.
(g) From 1,000 feet above the fishway at the Kalama Falls hatchery, upstream to Summers Creek:
(i) Open year-round.
(ii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(h) From Summers Creek upstream to the intersection of 6000 and 6420 roads: Open year-round:
(i) Fly fishing only, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(i) From the intersection of 6000 and 6420 roads to the 6600 road bridge immediately downstream of Jacks Creek:
(i) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(j) From the 6600 road bridge immediately downstream of Jacks Creek to Kalama Falls and tributaries: Closed waters.
(41) Klickitat River (Klickitat County):
(a) From the mouth (Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge) to Fisher Hill Bridge:
(i) April 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(ii) July 1 through July 31: Night closure.
(iii) August 1 through January 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(iv) Game fish:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through January 31.
(B) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(C) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(v) Steelhead:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through June 30: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead, minimum length 20 inches.
(B) July 1 through October 31: Closed.
(C) Open November 1 through January 31: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead, minimum length 20 inches.
(vi) Salmon:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31: Daily limit 6; up to 2 adults may be retained. Release wild Chinook.
(B) Open August 1 through January 31: Daily limit 6; up to 2 adults may be retained.
(vii) Salmon and steelhead: Open April 1 to the Friday before Memorial Day for salmon and steelhead on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays only:
(A) Daily limit 2; no more than 2 hatchery steelhead, or 2 salmon, or one of each, may be retained.
(B) Release wild Chinook.
(b) From Fisher Hill Bridge to the boundary markers above Klickitat Salmon Hatchery, the following waters are closed: From Fishery Hill Bridge to 400 feet above #5 fishway, tributaries except Bird, Blockhouse, Bowman, Spring, Outlet creeks and the Little Klickitat River, and the waters from the boundary markers above Klickitat Salmon Hatchery to the boundary markers below the hatchery.
(c) From 400 feet above #5 fishway to the boundary markers below Klickitat Salmon Hatchery:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30:
(A) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(C) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(ii) Whitefish:
(A) Open December 1 through the last day in February for Whitefish only.
(B) Whitefish gear rules.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6 fish; no more than 2 adults may be retained.
(II) Release wild Chinook.
(B) August 1 through November 30: Daily limit 6 fish; no more than 2 may be adults.
(d) From the boundary markers above Klickitat Salmon Hatchery to the Yakama Indian Reservation boundary:
(i) Game fish open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iii) Whitefish:
(A) Open December 1 through the last day in February for whitefish only.
(B) Whitefish gear rules.
(42) Lacamas Creek (Clark County):
(a) From the mouth to the footbridge at the lower falls:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31.
(ii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(b) From the footbridge at the lower falls upstream: It is permissible to fish up to the base of Lacamas Lake Dam.
(43) Lacamas Creek, tributary of Cowlitz River (Lewis County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(44) Lewis River (Clark County):
(a) From the mouth to the mouth of the East Fork Lewis River:
(i) July 1 through September 30: Night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing.
(ii) Game fish:
(A) Open year-round.
(B) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(iii) Steelhead:
(A) July 1 through July 31: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(B) August 1 through August 31: Closed.
(C) Open September 1 through September 30: Daily limit 1 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(D) Open October 1 through June 30: Daily limit 3 steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through April 30: Daily limit 6 hatchery Chinook; up to 1 may be an adult.
(B) Open August 1 through September 30:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) Open October 1 through October 15:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(D) Open October 16 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook may be retained.
(b) From the mouth of the East Fork Lewis River to Johnson Creek.
(i) Game fish:
(A) Open year-round.
(B) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(I) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(II) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(ii) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through April 30: Daily limit 6 hatchery Chinook; up to 1 may be an adult.
(B) Open August 1 through September 30:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) Open October 1 through October 15:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(D) Open October 16 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook may be retained.
(c) From Johnson Creek to Colvin Creek:
(i) May 1 through May 31: Closed waters.
(ii) Those waters shoreward of the cable buoy and corkline at the mouth of the Lewis River Salmon Hatchery fish ladder: Closed waters.
(iii) June 1 through November 30 and April 1 through April 30: Anti-snagging rule and night closure.
(iv) Game fish:
(A) Open June 1 through April 30.
(B) Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(I) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(II) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(v) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through April 30: Daily limit 6 hatchery Chinook; up to 1 may be an adult.
(B) Open August 1 through September 30:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) Open October 1 through October 15:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(D) Open October 16 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook may be retained.
(d) From the mouth of Colvin Creek to the overhead powerlines at Merwin Dam:
(i) Open June 1 through October 31 and December 16 through April 30.
(ii) Anti-snagging rule and night closure April 1 through April 30 and June 1 through October 31.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open January 1 through April 30: Daily limit 6 hatchery Chinook; up to 1 may be an adult.
(B) Open August 1 through September 30:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(C) Open October 1 through October 15:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(D) Open October 16 through October 31 and December 16 through December 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(II) Only Chinook may be retained.
(e) From the overhead powerlines below Merwin Dam to Merwin Dam: Closed waters.
(f) From the cable crossing 1,300 feet below Yale Dam to Yale Dam: Closed waters.
(g) From the old Lewis River streambed between Swift No. 1 Powerhouse and Swift No. 2 Powerhouse: Closed waters.
(h) Lewis River Power Canal:
(i) Open the fourth Saturday in April through October 31.
(ii) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(iv) Trout: Daily limit 5; no minimum length.
(i) From Eagle Cliff Bridge to and including Muddy River, including tributaries:
(i) Selective gear rules.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 15.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 10; minimum length 8 inches.
(B) Release wild trout.
(j) From above Muddy River to the lower falls and tributaries:
(i) Selective gear rules.
(ii) Release all fish.
(45) Lewis River, East Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):
(a) From the posted markers at the lower end of Big Eddy to 100 feet above Lucia Falls: Closed waters.
(b) From 400 feet below to 400 feet above Moulton Falls: Closed waters.
(c) From 400 feet below Horseshoe Falls upstream, including tributaries above Horseshoe Falls: Closed waters.
(d) From the mouth to 400 feet below Horseshoe Falls:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 15 and September 16 through March 15.
(ii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open September 16 through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(e) Tributaries from the mouth to 400 feet below Horseshoe Falls:
(i) Selective gear rules.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(46) Little Klickitat River (Klickitat County): Within Goldendale city limits:
(a) Open the fourth Saturday in April through the Friday before Memorial Day to juvenile anglers, senior anglers, and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card only.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31 to all anglers.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Limit 5; no minimum length.
(47) Little Washougal River (Clark County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(48) Little White Salmon River (Skamania County):
(a) From the orange fishing boundary markers at Drano Lake upstream to the intake near the north boundary of the Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery: Closed waters.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches.
(49) Love Lake (Clark County): Closed waters.
(50) Mayfield Lake (Reservoir) (Lewis County):
(a) Open from the Mayfield Dam to Onion Rock Bridge.
(b) From the Tacoma Power safety signs at Onion Rock Bridge to Mossyrock Dam: Closed waters.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 10; minimum length 8 inches.
(ii) Release wild rainbow trout and wild cutthroat trout.
(iii) Largemouth bass: Daily limit 10; no minimum length; only largemouth bass under 12 inches may be retained, except 1 over 17 inches may be retained.
(iv) Smallmouth bass: Daily limit 15; no minimum length; only 1 smallmouth bass over 14 inches may be retained.
(v) Channel catfish: Daily limit 10; no size restriction.
(vi) Walleye: Daily limit 16; only 1 walleye over 22 inches may be retained.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open September 1 through December 31:
(ii) Daily limit 6; minimum length 12 inches.
(iii) Up to 2 may be adults.
(iv) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(51) Merrill Lake (Cowlitz County):
(a) Fly fishing only.
(b) It is unlawful to fish from a floating device equipped with an internal combustion motor.
(c) Release all fish.
(52) Merwin Lake (Reservoir) (Clark/Cowlitz counties): Landlocked salmon rules.
(53) Mill Creek (Cowlitz County):
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(54) Mill Creek (Lewis County): From the mouth to the hatchery road crossing culvert.
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through October 31 and December 1 through December 31.
(c) Anti-snagging rule from December 1 through December 31.
(d) Night closure from December 1 through December 31.
(e) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(f) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31 and December 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(55) Mineral Lake (Lewis County): Open the fourth Saturday in April through September 30.
(56) Olequa Creek (Lewis/Cowlitz counties):
(a) From 400 feet below to 200 feet above the temporary weir while the weir is installed in the creek: Closed waters.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(57) Ostrander Creek (Cowlitz County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(58) Outlet Creek (Silver Lake) (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30.
(b) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through November 30.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(59) Rainey Creek (Lewis County):
(a) From mouth to Highway 12.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 5; minimum length 8 inches.
(ii) Release wild rainbow and cutthroat trout.
(60) Riffe Lake (Reservoir) (Lewis County):
(a) Open from Mossyrock Dam to Cowlitz Falls Dam:
(b) From Cowlitz Falls Dam downstream to the Lewis County PUD safety signs located approximately 800 feet below the dam: Closed waters.
(c) It is permissible to fish up to the base of Swofford Pond Dam.
(d) Landlocked salmon rules.
(61) Rock Creek (Klickitat County):
(a) From Army Corps of Engineers Park upstream to the source: Closed waters.
(b) Open year-round from the mouth to the Army Corps of Engineers Park. Limits, size restrictions, and gear restrictions are the same as those in the adjacent portion of the Columbia River.
(62) Rock Creek (Skamania County): From the mouth to the falls at approximately river mile one:
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(63) Rowland Lake, North (Klickitat County): Open the fourth Saturday in April through March 31.
(64) Salmon Creek (Clark County): From the mouth to 182nd Avenue Bridge:
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(65) Salmon Creek (Lewis County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook or hatchery coho may be retained.
(66) Silver Lake (Cowlitz County): Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(a) Crappie: Daily limit 10; minimum length 9 inches.
(b) Grass carp: No limit and no minimum length.
(c) Largemouth bass: Daily limit 10; no minimum length; only largemouth bass under 12 inches may be retained, except 1 over 17 inches may be retained.
(d) Smallmouth bass: Daily limit 15; no minimum length; only 1 smallmouth bass over 14 inches may be retained.
(e) Channel catfish: Daily limit 10; no size restriction.
(f) Walleye: Daily limit 16; only 1 walleye over 22 inches may be retained.
(67) Silver Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): From the mouth to USFS Road 4778. Selective gear rules.
(68) Skamokawa Creek (Wahkiakum County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through August 31 and November 1 through March 15.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(d) Salmon:
(i) Open November 1 through December 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(69) Skate Creek (tributary to Cowlitz River) (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
(70) Spearfish Lake (Klickitat County): Open the fourth Saturday in April through March 31.
(71) Spirit Lake (Skamania County): Closed waters.
(72) Spring Creek (Klickitat County): From Hill Road upstream to the Goldendale Hatchery: Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Limit 5; minimum length 8 inches.
(73) Stillwater Creek (Lewis County):
(a) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(c) Salmon:
(i) Open August 1 through October 31.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(74) Swift Reservoir (Skamania County):
(a) From dam to posted markers approximately 3/8 mile below Eagle Cliff Bridge:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 10; minimum length 8 inches.
(B) Release wild trout.
(C) Release all steelhead.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30.
(B) Salmon count toward trout daily limit.
(C) Minimum length 8 inches.
(D) Maximum length 15 inches.
(E) No catch record card required.
(b) From the posted markers approximately 3/8 mile below Eagle Cliff Bridge to the bridge:
(i) Selective gear rules.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 15.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 10; minimum length 8 inches.
(B) Release wild trout.
(C) Release all steelhead.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 15.
(B) Landlocked salmon rules.
(C) Maximum length 15 inches.
(75) Tilton River (Lewis County): From the mouth to the West Fork:
(a) Within posted "Closed Waters" signs around the adult fish release sites: Closed waters.
(b) Anti-snagging rule from September 1 through October 31.
(c) Night closure from September 1 through October 31.
(d) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout. Open year-round.
(e) Salmon:
(i) Open year-round.
(ii) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(iii) Only hatchery coho may be retained.
(76) Tilton River, East, North, South and West Forks (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
(77) Toutle River (Cowlitz County): From the mouth to the forks:
(a) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(c) Salmon open August 1 through November 30:
(i) Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult.
(ii) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(78) Toutle River tributaries (unless otherwise listed) (Cowlitz County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild trout.
(79) Toutle River, North Fork (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the mouth to the posted deadline below the fish collection facility:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(ii) September 1 through October 15: Anti-snagging rule and night closure on the North Fork from the confluence with the South Fork to the mouth of Green River.
(iii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed the Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31 and December 1 through March 15.
(iv) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(v) Salmon open August 1 through Nov 30:
(A) Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult.
(B) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From the posted deadline downstream of the fish collection facility upstream and tributaries: Closed waters.
(80) Toutle River, North Fork tributaries from the mouth to the posted deadline below the fish collection facility (unless otherwise listed) (Cowlitz County):
(a) Selective gear rules.
(b) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(81) Toutle River, South Fork (Cowlitz County):
(a) From the mouth to 4700 Road Bridge:
(i) Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day:
(A) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(B) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(I) Release trout.
(II) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(ii) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through November 30:
Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iii) Open December 1 through March 15:
(A) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(B) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(I) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(II) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(C) Salmon:
(I) Open August 1 through November 30.
(II) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(III) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From 4700 Road Bridge upstream:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(ii) From December 1 through March 15: Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open August 1 through November 30.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(82) Vancouver Lake and all other waters west of Burlington Northern Railroad from the Columbia River drawbridge near Vancouver downstream to Lewis River (Clark County):
(a) Vancouver Lake flushing channel and the lake shoreline 400 feet east and west of the channel exit: Closed April 1 through May 31.
(b) Chumming is permissible.
(c) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(i) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(ii) Largemouth bass: Daily limit 10; no minimum length; only largemouth bass under 12 inches may be retained, except 1 over 17 inches may be retained.
(iii) Smallmouth bass: Daily limit 15; no minimum length; only 1 smallmouth bass over 14 inches may be retained.
(iv) Channel catfish: Daily limit 10; no size restriction.
(v) Walleye: Daily limit 16; only 1 walleye over 22 inches may be retained.
(83) Walupt Lake (Lewis County): All inlet streams: Closed waters.
(84) Washougal River (Clark County):
(a) From the mouth to the boat ramp at the WDFW county line access site:
(i) From 1,000 feet (or posted markers) below to 200 feet above the temporary weir when the weir is installed in the river: Closed waters.
(ii) Night closure.
(iii) July 1 through October 31: Anti-snagging rule.
(iv) Open April 16 through the Friday before Memorial Day:
(A) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(B) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release all trout.
(v) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(A) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(B) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(vi) March 16 through April 15: Closed.
(vii) Steelhead:
(A) Open April 16 through March 15: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(B) March 16 through April 15: Closed.
(vii) Salmon:
(A) Open August 1 through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From the boat ramp at the WDFW county line access site to the bridge at Salmon Falls:
(i) From 1,000 feet (or posted markers) below to 200 feet above the temporary weir when the weir is installed in the river: Closed waters.
(ii) August 1 through October 31:
(A) Anti-snagging rule.
(B) Night closure.
(iii) Game fish:
(A) Open from the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(B) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(C) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(D) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iv) Salmon:
(A) Open August 1 through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 1 may be an adult.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(c) From the bridge at Salmon Falls upstream and tributaries: Closed waters.
(85) Washougal River, West (North) Fork (Clark/Skamania counties):
(a) From the mouth to the water intake at the department hatchery: Closed waters.
(b) From the intake at the department hatchery upstream:
(i) Open the Saturday before Memorial Day through March 15.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Trout: Daily limit 2; minimum length 14 inches.
(B) Steelhead: Daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(iii) Salmon:
(A) Open August 1 through December 31.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 may be adults.
(C) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(86) White Salmon River (Klickitat/Skamania counties):
(a) From the mouth (Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge) to the county road bridge below the former location of the powerhouse:
(i) Open year-round.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat.
(iii) July 1 through October 31: Night closure for salmon and steelhead.
(iv) August 1 through December 31: Anti-snagging rule.
(v) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open April 1 through June 30:
(I) Daily limit 2; up to 2 salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained.
(II) Release wild Chinook.
(B) Open July 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 2; up to 2 salmon.
(II) Release wild Chinook. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(C) Open August 1 through October 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(D) Open November 1 through March 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained.
(II) Only hatchery Chinook and hatchery coho may be retained.
(b) From the county road bridge below the former location of the powerhouse upstream to Big Brother Falls (river mile 16):
(i) From Big Brother Falls downstream 400 feet: Closed waters.
(ii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except: Release wild rainbow and wild cutthroat trout.
(iii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iv) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open Saturday before Memorial Day through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 2 fish, up to 2 salmon, or 2 steelhead, or one of each may be retained.
(II) Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be retained.
(B) Open August 1 through October 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon, or 2 steelhead, or one of each may be retained.
(II) Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be retained.
(87) Wind River (Skamania County):
(a) From the mouth to the Highway 14 Bridge:
(i) Open year-round.
(ii) March 16 through June 30: Night closure.
(iii) March 16 through June 30: Each angler aboard a vessel may deploy salmon/steelhead angling gear until the salmon/steelhead limit for all anglers aboard has been achieved.
(iv) March 16 through June 30: Two-pole fishing for salmon/steelhead is permissible so long as the angler possesses a two-pole endorsement.
(v) July 1 through October 31: Night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing.
(vi) August 1 through October 31: Anti-snagging rule applies.
(vii) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(B) Steelhead: Open November 1 through March 15; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(viii) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open March 16 through June 30: Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained. Release wild Chinook and wild coho.
(B) Open July 1 through October 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon may be retained. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(II) Release wild Chinook and wild coho.
(b) From the Highway 14 Bridge to 400 feet below Shipherd Falls:
(i) Open year-round.
(ii) March 16 through June 30: Night closure.
(iii) July 1 through October 31: Night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing.
(iv) Anti-snagging rule from May 1 through June 30 and August 1 through October 31.
(v) Game fish: Statewide minimum length/daily limit, except:
(A) Release cutthroat trout and wild rainbow trout.
(B) Steelhead: Open November 1 through March 15; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead; minimum length 20 inches.
(vi) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open March 16 through June 30: Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained. Release wild Chinook and wild coho.
(B) Open July 1 through July 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon may be retained. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(II) Release wild Chinook and wild coho.
(C) Open August 1 through October 31:
(I) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon may be retained. Closed to fishing for or retaining steelhead.
(II) Release wild Chinook and wild coho.
(c) From 400 feet below to 100 feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder: Closed waters.
(d) From 100 feet above Shipherd Falls fish ladder to 400 feet below the Coffer Dam:
(i) Anti-snagging rule.
(ii) Night closure.
(iii) Open September 16 through November 30:
(A) Release all fish.
(B) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iv) Salmon and steelhead:
(A) Open May 1 through June 30.
(B) Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained.
(e) From 400 feet below the Coffer Dam to 100 feet above the Coffer Dam: Closed waters.
(f) From 100 feet above the Coffer Dam to 800 yards downstream from Carson National Fish Hatchery:
(i) Anti-snagging rule.
(ii) Night closure.
(iii) Open September 16 through November 30:
(A) Release all fish.
(B) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(iv) Salmon and steelhead open May 1 through June 30: Daily limit 6; up to 2 adult salmon, or 2 hatchery steelhead, or one of each, may be retained.
(g) From 800 yards downstream from Carson National Fish Hatchery upstream to Moore Bridge:
(i) Open September 16 through November 30.
(ii) Release all fish.
(iii) Selective gear rules, except: Use of barbed hooks is allowed.
(h) From Moore Bridge upstream: Closed waters.
(88) Wind River tributaries (Skamania County): Closed waters.
(89) Yale Reservoir (Cowlitz County): Landlocked salmon rules.
(90) Yellowjacket Creek (tributary to Cispus River) (Lewis County): Selective gear rules.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 20-14-052 (Order 20-97), § 220-312-030, filed 6/25/20, effective 7/26/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 20-03-130 (Order 20-09), § 220-312-030, filed 1/17/20, effective 2/17/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 19-15-050 (Order 19-139), § 220-312-030, filed 7/12/19, effective 8/12/19; WSR 18-15-065 (Order 18-163), § 220-312-030, filed 7/16/18, effective 8/16/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, and 77.12.047. WSR 18-06-045 (Order 18-30), § 220-312-030, filed 3/1/18, effective 4/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-17-029, § 220-312-030, filed 8/8/17, effective 9/8/17; WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-312-030, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17; WSR 16-14-038 (Order 16-158), § 220-310-185, filed 6/28/16, effective 7/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012 and 77.12.047. WSR 16-06-073 (Order 16-30), § 220-310-185, filed 2/26/16, effective 7/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 15-13-081 (Order 15-177), § 220-310-185, filed 6/12/15, effective 7/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 15-06-065 and 15-06-006 (Order 15-033), § 220-310-185, filed 3/4/15 and 2/20/15, effective 7/1/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 14-16-027 (Order 14-185), § 220-310-185, filed 7/25/14, effective 8/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 14-04-120 (Order 14-26), § 220-310-185, filed 2/4/14, effective 3/7/14.]
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