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October 15, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Nisqually River reopens for hatchery chinook fishing

Spawning egg take goals were achieved at hatcheries, allowing state Fish and Wildlife has reopened the Nisqually River hatchery chinook salmon fishery now through Jan. 31 after chinook returns increased.

Fishing is open downstream of the Military Tank Crossing Bridge, and at the mouth of the Kalama and Clear Creeks.

Only hatchery chinook may be retained as part a three adult fish daily limit, which only two may be a combination of coho and chum through Oct. 31. Then only up to two adult fish from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31.

 

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