Action: Anglers may fish with two poles from the mouth of Okanogan River to the Hwy 97 Bridge immediately upstream of the mouth.

Effective dates: July 18 through Aug 31, 2012

Species affected: All species

Location: From the mouth of the Okanogan River to the Hwy 97 Bridge immediately upstream of mouth.

Reason for action: This rule change is needed to align with regulations already in effect on the Columbia River adjacent to this area, and allows anglers who fish the area around the mouth of the Okanogan River and up to the first Hwy 97 Bridge to use two poles while fishing for salmon.

Other information:   A two pole endorsement is required.

Information contact: Bob Jateff, District 6 Fish Biologist, Twisp, (509) 997-0316, or Jeff Korth, Region 2 Fish Program Manager, Ephrata, (509) 754-4624

Image courtesy Washing DFW

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