Hoh River Back to Washington

Fishing Rules

Hatchery CHINOOK, TROUT & STEELHEAD
Daily salmon limit is one hatchery chinook. Daily limit for trout, including hatchery steelhead, is two fish (minimum size of 14 inches).
Jun 01 thru Jun 30
Other Game Fish
Statewide min. size/daily limit. SALMON Sept. 16-Nov. 30 Min. size 12". Daily limit 6. Up to 2 adults may be retained of which only 1 may be CHINOOK.
Jul 01 thru Aug 31
TROUT
no min. size for hatchery TROUT. Release wild RAINBOW
Jul 01 thru Aug 31
TROUT
Min. size 14". Daily limit 2
Jul 01 thru Aug 31
TROUT
Min. size 14". Daily limit 2, except Nov. 1-Feb. 15: 1 additional hatchery STEELHEAD may be retained.
Sep 16 thru Apr 15
Other Game Fish
Statewide min. size/daily limit. SALMON Sept. 16-Nov. 30 Min. size 12". Daily limit 6. Up to 2 adults may be retained of which only 1 may be CHINOOK.
Sep 16 thru Apr 15
TROUT
no min. size for hatchery TROUT. Release wild RAINBOW
Sep 16 thru Mar 31
Water Quality

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Location

Additional Information

Description:

From Olympic National Park boundary upstream to Dept. of Natural Resources feet Oxbow Campground boat launch (350)

ALL SPECIES - internal combustion motors prohibited. Only 1 barbless hook may be used.
First Sat. in June- Sept. 30 and Feb. 16-Apr. 15: bait prohibited.

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Hoh River to open June 1 to fishing for hatchery chinook and trout

Action: Opens the Hoh River to fishing for hatchery chinook and trout, including hatchery steelhead.
Effective date: June 1 through June 30, 2018.
Species affected: Hatchery chinook, trout, and hatchery steelhead.
Location: The Hoh River from the Olympic National Park boundary upstream to the boat launch at DNR's Oxbow Campground.
Reason for action: Hoh River wild spring/summer chinook are projected to return in numbers sufficient to allow incidental impacts on this stock that will occur during this June fishery targeting trout and hatchery chinook.
Other information: Anglers are required to release all wild salmon, wild steelhead, and wild rainbow trout (wild are defined as those fish with an intact adipose fin). In addition, bait is prohibited and only one barbless hook with up to three points may be used.
Daily salmon limit is one hatchery chinook. Daily limit for trout, including hatchery steelhead, is two fish (minimum size of 14 inches).

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

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