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.