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

March 30, 2016

Rainbow Lake to close for all fishing

Action: Rainbow Lake (Columbia Co.) will be closed to fishing.

Dates: April 11 through April 15, 2016

Species affected: Trout and other game fish.

Reason for action: Large equipment will be utilized around Rainbow Lake from April 11 to April 15 to dig test pits and take core samples for planned construction at the lake as part of the W.T. Wooten Floodplain Management Plan (http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01678/wdfw01678.pdf). For safety of the general public and equipment operators, WDFW will close fishing at Rainbow Lake from April 11 through April 15.

Information Contact: Jeremy Trump, District 3 Fish Biologist (509) 382-1005

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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