Carbon River Back to Washington

Fishing Rules

Min. size 12". Daily limit 6. Up to 2 may be adult hatchery CHINOOK. Release CHUM and wild adult CHINOOK.
Sep 01 thru Nov 30
Other Game fish
Statewide minimum size/daily limit.
Sep 01 thru Nov 30
Minimum size 14". Daily limit 2.
Sep 01 thru Nov 30
All Species
Night closure, anti-snagging rule, and barbless hooks required.
Sep 01 thru Nov 30
All Game Fish
Catch-and-release except daily limit 2 hatchery STEELHEAD. Selective gear rules.
Dec 01 thru Jan 15


Additional Information


From mouth to Voigt Creek

August 11, 2017 
Clarifies daily limit of adult salmon on Carbon River

Action: Specifies that the adult salmon daily limit on the Carbon River is 4 fish.
Effective dates: Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, 2017.
Species affected: Salmon
Location: Mouth of the Carbon River upstream to Voight Creek.
Reasons for action: The adult daily limit for salmon is not listed in the pamphlet. Regulation should read as follows:

Daily limit 6. Up to 4 adults of which up to 2 may be hatchery Chinook. Release wild Chinook and Chum.
Information contact: Tara Livingood-Schott (360) 628-4223,

Boat Launch:
Two Poles Allowed:
Kids Only:
County: Pierce State: WA Country: United States

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