Stillaguamish River system to close to fishing
Action: Close the Stillaguamish River to fishing.
Effective dates: Feb. 18 through June 4, 2010.
Species affected: All game fish species.
- The Stillaguamish River from sloughs south of Marine Drive to forks.
- The North Fork of the Stillaguamish from the mouth to Swede Heaven Bridge.
- The South Fork of the Stillaguamish from the mouth to the Mt. Loop Hwy. Bridge (above Granite Falls).
- Canyon Creek from the mouth at the South Fork of the Stillaguamish to the forks.
Reason for action: This action will reduce the incidental hooking mortalities of wild steelhead.
Information contacts: Jennifer Whitney, District 13 fish biologist, (425) 775-1311; Annette Hoffmann, Region 4 Fish Program manager, (425) 775-1311.