Pilchuck close except for winter

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by James Mello, Jun 18, 2002.

  1. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    Can anyone tell me why the Pilchuck river is closed except for the Dec 1 thru Feb 28th time frame? It looks like a beautiful river and it was perplexing to me to see that it's close most of the year.

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  2. alpinetrout

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    I've never verified this, but I was always under the impression that it was to protect stocks of summer-run fish during the periods of warmer, lower water. It's a small stream that could very easily be exploited for a number of reasons.