Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
January 23, 2014
Stillaguamish River reopens to fishing,
Cascade River remains closed
Action: Reopens the Fortson Hole section of the North Fork Stillaguamish River to fishing.
Effective dates: Jan. 24 through Jan. 31, 2014.
Species affected: All species.
- The North Fork Stillaguamish River reopens from the Swede Heaven Bridge downstream approximately 4 river miles to the French Creek confluence.
- The Cascade River, a tributary of the Skagit River, remains closed from the Rockport-Cascade Road downstream to the mouth.
Other information: The Cascade River will re-open to fishing as listed in the 2013-14 Fishing in Washington sport fishing pamphlet.
Information Contact: Jennifer Whitney, Stillaguamish River 425-775-1311 ext. 107. Brett Barkdull, Skagit River 360-466-4345 ext. 270
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.