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Nfl - 11:31 a.m. 11/7/2017
Still no silvers, probably wont be
any just like the summer sthk head.
Lots of nasty beat up ol nooks up
there

Just some guy - Van wa

Fishing on the NF Lewis - 10:28 a.m. 11/7/2017
We're Baaack! Hello to all of my Lewis River friends! After spending about 6 months trying to concentrate on the Clackamas River, my Buddies and I have agreed that we just Love the NF Lewis much more! There's a lot more fish!
During the last 3 fishing trips, 8 of us from Portland caught 9 chinook and 18 silvers! WooHoo!
We'll be back this week. If you see a white van with a rainbow sticker on the back, please say "Hi"!

Rainbow Doug :)

Douglas Bradford - Portland Oregon

Anglers must release all salmon except hatchery coho on Snohomish, Skykomish, Snoqualmie and Wallace Rivers Action: Release all salmon except for hatchery coho (marked with a clipped adipose fin) on the Snohomish, Skykomish, Snoqualmie and Wallace Rivers. Effective dates: Sunday, Oct. 29, through Dec. 31, 2017. Species affected: All salmon. Locations: Snohomish River, mouth confluence with Skykomish and Snoqualmie. Skykomish River, mouth to confluence of North and South Forks. Snoqualmie River, mouth to Snoqualmie Falls. Wallace River, mouth to above hatchery water intake. Reason for action: Spawning ground surveys, counts at the Sunset Falls trap, and Wallace Hatchery rack returns indicate that the run sizes of coho and pink salmon in the Snohomish watershed are well below pre-season forecasts. To protect future runs, spawning escapement goals must be met. Fisheries may be reopened if escapement goals are projected to be met. Additional information: Gamefish and trout remain open as described in the 2017-18 Fishing Rules Pamphlet. Information contact: WDFW, Mill Creek, Region 4 Office, (425) 775-1311. Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message - 8:26 a.m. 10/28/2017
Anglers must release all salmon
except hatchery coho on
Snohomish, Skykomish, Snoqualmie and
Wallace Rivers

Action: Release all salmon except for
hatchery coho (marked with a clipped
adipose fin) on the Snohomish,
Skykomish, Snoqualmie and Wallace
Rivers.

Effective dates: Sunday, Oct. 29,
through Dec. 31, 2017.

Species affected: All salmon.

Locations:

Snohomish River, mouth confluence
with Skykomish and Snoqualmie.
Skykomish River, mouth to confluence
of North and South Forks.
Snoqualmie River, mouth to Snoqualmie
Falls.
Wallace River, mouth to above
hatchery water intake.
Reason for action: Spawning ground
surveys, counts at the Sunset Falls
trap, and Wallace Hatchery rack
returns indicate that the run sizes
of coho and pink salmon in the
Snohomish watershed are well below
pre-season forecasts. To protect
future runs, spawning escapement
goals must be met. Fisheries may be
reopened if escapement goals are
projected to be met.

Additional information: Gamefish and
trout remain open as described in the
2017-18 Fishing Rules Pamphlet.

Information contact: WDFW, Mill
Creek, Region 4 Office, (425) 775-
1311.

Fishers must have a current
Washington fishing license,
appropriate to the fishery. Check the
WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules
pamphlet for details on fishing
seasons and regulations. Fishing
rules are subject to change. Check
the WDFW Fishing hotline for the
latest rule information at (360) 902-
2500, press 2 for recreational rules.
For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline
call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-
866-880-5431.
Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel E Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Night fishing will be allowed for Columbia warmwater fish Action: Night fishing will be allowed for warmwater fish species on a section of the Columbia River. Effective Dates: Oct. 28 through Dec. 31, 2017 Species affected: Warmwater fish, including species such as bass, walleye and burbot. Location: Mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 to the Old Hanford Townsite power lines. Reason for action: The proposed modification will allow night angling for warmwater species, while retaining the closure for other fish species for the remainder of the year. This change is not expected to result in higher mortality of steelhead. Information contact: Tim Sippel, 360-906-6752 Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message has been sent to the WDFW All Information mailing list. Visit the Emergency Fishing Rule Website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/ To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html - 8:24 a.m. 10/28/2017
Night fishing will be allowed for
Columbia warmwater fish

Action: Night fishing will be allowed
for warmwater fish species on a
section of the Columbia River.

Effective Dates: Oct. 28 through Dec.
31, 2017

Species affected: Warmwater fish,
including species such as bass,
walleye and burbot.

Location: Mainstem Columbia River
from Buoy 10 to the Old Hanford
Townsite power lines.

Reason for action: The proposed
modification will allow night angling
for warmwater species, while
retaining the closure for other fish
species for the remainder of the
year. This change is not expected to
result in higher mortality of
steelhead.

Information contact: Tim Sippel, 360-
906-6752

Fishers must have a current
Washington fishing license,
appropriate to the fishery. Check the
WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules
pamphlet for details on fishing
seasons and regulations. Fishing
rules are subject to change. Check
the WDFW Fishing hotline for the
latest rule information at (360) 902-
2500, press 2 for recreational rules.
For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline
call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-
866-880-5431.
Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel E Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Sections of the Bogachiel and Calawah rivers to close to fishing Action: Close sections of the Bogachiel and Calawah rivers to all fishing. Effective date: Oct. 30, 2017 until further notice. Species affected: All species. Locations: Bogachiel River, between Highway 101 and Wilson's boat ramp. Calawah River, downstream of the Highway 101 Bridge. Reason for action: WDFW previously closed these river sections to salmon retention when low flows created difficult conditions for migrating salmon, impeding their movement upstream. Harvest estimates to date have exceeded preseason expectations. WDFW is closing these river sections to all fishing to protect chinook that are now moving upriver into spawning areas. Additional information: The Quileute Tribe is also closing their fisheries until further notice. Information contact: Region 6 Office, David Low: (360) 249-4628. Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message has been sent to the WDFW All Information mailing list. Visit the Emergency Fishing Rule Website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/ To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html - 8:22 a.m. 10/28/2017
Sections of the Bogachiel and Calawah
rivers to close to fishing

Action: Close sections of the
Bogachiel and Calawah rivers to all
fishing.

Effective date: Oct. 30, 2017 until
further notice.

Species affected: All species.

Locations:

Bogachiel River, between Highway 101
and Wilson's boat ramp.
Calawah River, downstream of the
Highway 101 Bridge.
Reason for action: WDFW previously
closed these river sections to salmon
retention when low flows created
difficult conditions for migrating
salmon, impeding their movement
upstream.

Harvest estimates to date have
exceeded preseason expectations. WDFW
is closing these river sections to
all fishing to protect chinook that
are now moving upriver into spawning
areas.

Additional information: The Quileute
Tribe is also closing their fisheries
until further notice.

Information contact: Region 6 Office,
David Low: (360) 249-4628.

Fishers must have a current
Washington fishing license,
appropriate to the fishery. Check the
WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules
pamphlet for details on fishing
seasons and regulations. Fishing
rules are subject to change. Check
the WDFW Fishing hotline for the
latest rule information at (360) 902-
2500, press 2 for recreational rules.
For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline
call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-
866-880-5431.
Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
www.lewisriver.com

Contact: Dan Ayres, (360) 249-4628 WDFW approves razor clam dig at Long Beach, Twin Harbors; awaits further toxin tests on 2 beaches OLYMPIA A razor clam dig in early November will go ahead as planned at Long Beach and Twin Harbors, but the status of two other ocean beaches tentatively scheduled to open depends on results from additional toxin testing. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved the Nov. 3-5 dig on evening tides at Long Beach and Twin Harbors after marine toxin tests showed that clams on those beaches are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed before noon. Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager, said that test results at Mocrocks and Copalis meet state health standards, but the Washington Department of Health has asked for one more test to be sure. WDFW expects to announce the results of the testing early next week. Tentative dig dates for Mocrocks and Copalis can be found on WDFW's website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/current.html Ayres reminds people that they have a daily harvest limit of 15 razor clams and must keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger's clams must be kept in a separate container. The upcoming dig is approved on the following beaches, dates and evening low tides: Nov. 3, Friday, 6:47 p.m.; -0.7 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors Nov. 4, Saturday, 7:31 p.m.; -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors Nov. 5, Sunday, 7:16 p.m.; -1.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2017-18 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW's website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state. WDFW has tentatively scheduled another dig for Dec. 1-4, pending results of future toxin tests. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message has been sent to the WDFW All Information mailing list. Visit the WDFW News Release Archive at: http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/ To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html - 8:21 a.m. 10/28/2017
Contact: Dan Ayres, (360) 249-4628

WDFW approves razor clam dig at Long
Beach, Twin Harbors;
awaits further toxin tests on 2
beaches

OLYMPIA A razor clam dig in early
November will go ahead as planned at
Long Beach and Twin Harbors, but the
status of two other ocean beaches
tentatively scheduled to open depends
on results from additional toxin
testing.

The Washington Department of Fish and
Wildlife (WDFW) has approved the Nov.
3-5 dig on evening tides at Long
Beach and Twin Harbors after marine
toxin tests showed that clams on
those beaches are safe to eat. No
digging will be allowed before noon.

Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish
manager, said that test results at
Mocrocks and Copalis meet state
health standards, but the Washington
Department of Health has asked for
one more test to be sure. WDFW
expects to announce the results of
the testing early next week.

Tentative dig dates for Mocrocks and
Copalis can be found on WDFW's
website at
http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/
razorclams/current.html

Ayres reminds people that they have a
daily harvest limit of 15 razor clams
and must keep the first 15 clams they
dig. Each digger's clams must be kept
in a separate container.

The upcoming dig is approved on the
following beaches, dates and evening
low tides:

Nov. 3, Friday, 6:47 p.m.; -0.7 feet;
Long Beach, Twin Harbors
Nov. 4, Saturday, 7:31 p.m.; -1.2
feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors
Nov. 5, Sunday, 7:16 p.m.; -1.4 feet;
Long Beach, Twin Harbors
All diggers age 15 or older must have
an applicable 2017-18 fishing license
to harvest razor clams on any beach.
Licenses, ranging from a three-day
razor clam license to an annual
combination fishing license, are
available on WDFW's website at
https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from
license vendors around the state.

WDFW has tentatively scheduled
another dig for Dec. 1-4, pending
results of future toxin tests.

Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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Noel Johnson - Woodland
Noel@lewisriver.com
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October 27, 2017 Anglers can retain sturgeon Oct. 28 in the Columbia River Action: Opens a section of the lower Columbia River for retention of legal-size sturgeon for one day. Effective date: Oct. 28, 2017 Species affected: White sturgeon Locations: The mainstem Columbia River from the Wauna powerlines to Bonneville Dam. Reason for action: There is available sturgeon on the guideline for a one-day harvest. Other information: Sturgeon available for retention must measure 44-50 inches from the tip of their nose to the fork in their tail (caudal fin). Information contact: Region 5, Olaf Langness; 360-696-6741 Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This message has been sent to the WDFW All Information mailing list. Visit the Emergency Fishing Rule Website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/ To UNSUBSCRIBE from this mailing list: http://wdfw.wa.gov/lists/unsubscribe.html - 8:18 a.m. 10/28/2017
October 27, 2017

Anglers can retain sturgeon Oct. 28
in the Columbia River

Action: Opens a section of the lower
Columbia River for retention of
legal-size sturgeon for one day.

Effective date: Oct. 28, 2017

Species affected: White sturgeon

Locations: The mainstem Columbia
River from the Wauna powerlines to
Bonneville Dam.

Reason for action: There is available
sturgeon on the guideline for a one-
day harvest.

Other information: Sturgeon available
for retention must measure 44-50
inches from the tip of their nose to
the fork in their tail (caudal fin).

Information contact: Region 5, Olaf
Langness; 360-696-6741

Fishers must have a current
Washington fishing license,
appropriate to the fishery. Check the
WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules
pamphlet for details on fishing
seasons and regulations. Fishing
rules are subject to change. Check
the WDFW Fishing hotline for the
latest rule information at (360) 902-
2500, press 2 for recreational rules.
For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline
call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-
866-880-5431.
Persons with disabilities who need to
receive this information in an
alternative format or who need
reasonable accommodations to
participate in WDFW-sponsored public
meetings or other activities may
contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-
902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or
email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.gov). For
more information, see
http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reas
onable_request.html.


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North fork Lewis - 3:13 p.m. 10/26/2017
Got to the Lewis this morning and was
really surprised to see almost no
visibility (less than a foot). Went
all the way to merwin dam and no
improvement. Not sure why it just
turned yesterday. Saw only one fish
caught. Very slow.

JP - WOODLAND

Lewis River - 3:56 p.m. 10/25/2017
I went out on Lewis River Tuesday. river was running high and fast. I went to Johnson Creek Trail Park next to the Lewis River Hatchery. I was bank fishing using spinners. On the walk down to the river you have to walk along the Johnson Creek, I saw atleast 5 salmon spanning in that creek.So they are here.

Roger - Salmon Creek, wa
rwnelson64@comcast.net

N Fork Lewis - 6:46 p.m. 10/23/2017
water was pretty high past few days, this next few days should be good I would guess, no rain, levels lower. Fish on!

RP

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