Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

October 9, 2014

Amend recreational fishing rules at select waters in Island, King, Snohomish, and Thurston counties

Action: Increase the daily bag limit for trout to 10 fish, no minimum size

Effective Dates: One hour before official sunrise on Oct. 18, 2014 to one hour after official sunset on Feb. 13, 2015.

Species affected: Trout

Location:

Island Co. - Cranberry Lake

King Co. - Angle Lake, Bitter Lake, Deep Lake, Fenwick Lake, Fish Lake, Fivemile Lake, Green Lake, Holm Lake, Langlois Lake, Shadow Lake, Walker Lake

Snohomish Co - Gissberg North, Gissberg South, Tye Lake

Thurston Co. - Lake Saint Clair

Reason for action: The Department will increase fall and winter recreational fishing opportunity in inland waters throughout the Puget Sound region by stocking more than 300,000 catchable-size (10 to 12 inches) or larger Rainbow Trout.

Information Contact: Justin Spinelli, Fish Biologist, Region 4, Justin.Spinelli@dfw.wa.gov or 360-466-4345 ext. 242, Larry Phillips, Fish Biologist, Region 6, Larry.Phillips@dfw.wa.gov or 360-902-2721

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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