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

June 3, 2015

Amend recreational fishing rules at Rattlesnake Lake (King County)

Action: Increase the daily limit of trout to 5 fish with no size restriction.

Effective dates: One hour before official sunrise June 6 to one hour after official sunset on Sept. 30, 2015.

Species affected: Trout

Location: Rattlesnake Lake (King Co.)

Reason for action: Catchable fish planted in the fall of 2014 remain abundant enough to provide additional sport harvest opportunity.

Other information: Selective gear rules are still in effect at Rattlesnake Lake. The fishery will revert to catch-and-release only beginning on October 1, 2015.

Information Contact: Jennifer Whitney, Fish Biologist, Region 4, Jennifer.Whitney@dfw.wa.gov or 425-775-1311 ext. 107

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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