Action: Close the Nooksack River and forks to fishing.
Effective dates: Jan. 9, through Jan. 31, 2014.
Species affected: All species.
- The Nooksack River from mouth to the confluence of the North and South Forks.
- The South Fork Nooksack from mouth to Skookum Creek.
- The Middle Fork Nooksack from mouth to city of Bellingham diversion dam.
- The North Fork from mouth to Nooksack Falls.
Other information: On Feb. 1 the fisheries will re-open to fishing as listed in the 2013-14 sport fishing pamphlet.
Information Contact: Brett Barkdull, 360-466-4345 ext. 270.
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.