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.