WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov June 18, 2018 A portion of the Skagit River to close four days to all fishing Action: Close a portion of the Skagit River to all fishing. Effective dates: June 28, 29 and July 2, 3, 2018. Species affected: All species. Location: Skagit River (Skagit Co.) from the mouth to the Highway 530 Bridge in Rockport. Reason for action: The Skagit River will close to all recreational fishing to avoid gear conflicts with treaty fisheries scheduled on those dates.