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

April 1, 2015

Tanwax Lake will open for one-day fishing event

Action: Opens Tanwax Lake (Pierce Co.) to fishing to anglers participating in the project Hero's on the Waters NW Chapter fishing event.

Effective Dates: One hour before official sunrise to one hour after official sunset on April 11, 2015.

Species affected: Rainbow Trout

Location: Tanwax Lake (Pierce Co.)

Reason for action: To ensure a safe and successful event.

Other information: This is a one-day event hosted by the non-profit organization called Hero's on the Water NW Chapter. On the day of the event, pre-registered veterans only will be permitted to fish throughout the lake from boats captained by Hero's on the Water volunteers.

Information Contact: Tara Livingood, Fish Biologist, Region 6, Tara.Livingood@dfw.wa.gov or 360-628-4223.

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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