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Whatcom Creek To Close

Part Of Whatcom Creek To CloseTo All Fishing


November 1, 2019

Action: Closes part of Whatcom Creek to all fishing.

Effective date: Nov. 22 through Dec. 31, 2019.

Species affected: All species.

Location: From the mouth to the markers below the footbridge DOWNSTREAM of Dupont St.

Reason for action: The return of chum to Whatcom Creek is currently below the number needed to meet egg-take goals for 2019. Closing the fishing season in Whatcom Creek is necessary to ensure broodstock are available for future hatchery returns.

Additional information: The season will be reopened if egg-take needs are projected to be met. Please refer to https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/ for further information on seasons.

Information contact: Mill Creek Regional Office, 425-775-1311.


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