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Upper Klickitat River to open for hatchery adult spring chinook


Fishing for salmon on the Klickitat River will be open from June 9 through July 31 on the upper portions of the river following announcement that the Klickitat Salmon Hatchery is expected to reach its escapement goal of 500 fish. The action matches rules already in effect for fishing below Fisher Hill Bridge.

The extension applies to the portion of the river 400 feet upstream of number five fishway (about one-half mile upstream from Fisher Hill Bridge) to the boundary markers below the Klickitat Salmon Hatchery. Two hatchery adult chinook salmon may be kept as part of the daily limit. A total of six salmon, with no more than two being adults, is the daily limit. Wild chinook must be relea...

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