Skagit River Back to Washington

Fishing Rules

Other Game Fish
Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Jun 01 thru Jul 15
Other TROUT
Min. size 14". Daily limit 2.
Jun 01 thru Jul 15
Dolly Varden/Bull Trout
Min. size 20". May be retained as part of TROUT daily limit.
Jun 01 thru Jul 15
ALL SPECIES
Night closure, selective gear rules and hooks must measure ½" or less from point to shank.
Jun 01 thru Jul 15
Other TROUT
Min. size 14". Daily limit 2.
Dec 16 thru Jan 31
Dolly Varden/Bull Trout
Min. size 20". May be retained as part of TROUT daily limit.
Dec 16 thru Jan 31
Other Game Fish
Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Dec 16 thru Jan 31
Water Quality

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Location

Additional Information

Description:

from mouth of Gilligan Creek to Hwy. 530 Bridge at Rockport (830)

Mandatory Hatchery Steelhead Retention (p. 14)

CLOSED WATERS - June 28-June 29, July 6-July 7, and July 11.

CLOSED WATERS - June 1-July 15: closed between a line projected across the thread of the river 200'
above the east bank of the Baker River and a line projected across the thread of the river 200' below the west
bank of the Baker River.

A portion of the Skagit River to close four days to all fishing

Action: Close a portion of the Skagit River to all fishing.
Effective dates: June 28, 29 and July 2, 3, 2018.
Species affected: All species.
Location: Skagit River (Skagit Co.) from the mouth to the Highway 530 Bridge in Rockport.
Reason for action: The Skagit River will close to all recreational fishing to avoid gear conflicts with treaty fisheries scheduled on those dates.
Additional information: Additional closures are anticipated. The department will announce the area closures through emergency rule changes, which can be found online at https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/. Information about sockeye seasons, fishing rule updates, and fish counts at Baker Lake is also available at https: //wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/salmon/sockeye/baker_river.html.

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

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