Thursday, July 16, 2009

Reiter Ponds to Open Early

The Reiter Ponds Hatchery, has enough brood stock so they are opening the Reiter Ponds section to all game fish, including steelhead.

Reiter Ponds section of Skykomish River opens July 18
Action: Open the Reiter Ponds section of the Skykomish River to recreational fishing.
Effective date: 8:00 a.m. July 18, 2009.
Species affected: All game fish, including steelhead.
Location: Skykomish River from 1,500 feet upstream to 1,000 feet downstream of the Reiter Ponds Hatchery outlet.
Reason for action: The Reiter Ponds Hatchery has collected enough summer steelhead broodstock to meet production needs.
Other information: Public access through the Reiter Ponds Hatchery opens at 6:00 a.m.

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