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

September 12, 2014

Rule changes for McDowell Lake

Action: Remove catch-and-release and fly-fishing-only restrictions. No size or daily limit.

Effective Dates: Immediately through September 30, 2014.

Species affected: All game fish

Location: McDowell Lake, Stevens Co.

Reason for action: This lake is scheduled for lake rehabilitation, utilizing rotenone. Licensed anglers may harvest remaining game fish prior to rehabilitation.

Other information: Motors prohibited. Closed Oct.1, 2014 until April 25, 2015.

Information Contact: Bill Baker: District Fish Biologist (509) 684-2382 ext. 23

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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