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

October 22, 2014

Walker Lake (King County) will remain open with amended fishing rules

Action: Opens Walker Lake to fishing with a daily limit of 10 trout with no size restriction.

Effective Dates: One hour before official sunrise on Nov. 1, 2014 until one hour after official sunset on Feb. 13, 2015.

Species affected: Trout

Location: Walker Lake (King Co.)

Reason for action: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will increase winter recreational 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.

Other information: The lake will re-open to fishing on the 4th Saturday in April.

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

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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