WDFW Fishing Rule Change: North Fork Nooksack River hatchery spring Chinook season extended

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June 29, 2022

North Fork Nooksack River hatchery spring Chinook season extended

Action:  Extends hatchery spring Chinook fishing and retention in a section of the North Fork Nooksack River.

Effective date:  Immediately, through July 10, 2022.

Species affected:  Hatchery spring Chinook.

Location:  North Fork Nooksack River (Whatcom Co.); from the HWY 9 Bridge to the yellow marker at the upstream side of Kendall Hatchery.

Rule: Daily limit 2 hatchery Chinook, min. size 12. Release all other salmon. Night Closure and Anti-snagging rules in effect.

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