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

June 9, 2015

Long's Pond in Lacey closes to public for Kids Fish-in

Action: Close Long's Pond to fishing by the public on June 12 for a one day kids fishing event. The pond will re-open to public after the event for the remainder of the day.

Effective date:

June 12 - 12: 01 a.m., entire pond closed to public fishing

June 12 - 2 p.m. pond re-opens to the public

Location: Long's Pond is located at the Lacey Community Center in Lacey, Washington.

Species affected: Trout and other game fish.

Reason for action: This rule change is necessary to ensure a safe and successful Kids Fish-In event; the Shelton School District Special Services DD Program as hosted by the Lacey Community Center, Lacey, WA.

Other Information: The event this year will bring in over 65 registered kids, Certified Educators, Certified Educational Assistants, Fishing Mentors (Puget Sound Angler's Organization), local Fire/Aid/Police Agencies providing public service to the kids, as well as their families and volunteers.

Information Contact: James Losee, WDFW 360-902-2741 or Jeri Plews, Event Coordinator 360-427-2770.

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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