Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

May 15, 2013

Lake Sylvia to close for kids-only fishing event

Action: Close Lake Sylvia to fishing by the public 12 hours prior to the fishing event. Lake Sylvia will reopen at 6:00 a.m. on June 8, 2013.

Effective dates: 6:00 p.m. June 7 through 6:00 a.m. June 8, 2013.

Species: All game fish

Location: Lake Sylvia in Grays Harbor County, Montesano Washington

Reason for action: This rule change is necessary to ensure a safe and successful kids fish-in event. The fish will be planted the evening prior to the event to better acclimate them to the lake.

Other Information: Organizers of this event donate time, effort, and money to raise and stock trout into Lake Sylvia. The organizers also help with other fishing events in local lakes. The expected participation for this year?s event is about 350 kids. Lake Sylvi