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June 5, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Lewis River reopens Friday for spring chinook fishing

The Lewis River and Lewis North Fork will reopen for hatchery spring chinook fishing Friday, June 7 through July 31 after the hatchery met its spawning escapement goal.

The open areas are the mainstem Lewis from mouth to the mouth of the East Fork, and the North Fork Lewis from the mouth of the East Fork to the overhead powerlines below Merwin Dam.

Daily limit is six hatchery chinook and no more than two may be adult chinook. Release all salmon.  Minimum size is 12 inches.  Barbless hooks are required to fish for salmon and steelhead.

 

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