Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

May 18, 2016

South Pond at Bogachiel Hatchery to open for trout fishing

Action: Open the South Pond at Bogachiel Hatchery to trout fishing.

Effective date: May 21, through Sept. 15, 2016.

Species affected: Hatchery Rainbow Trout.

Location: The Bogachiel Hatchery South Pond.

Other information: The pond will be planted with catchable rainbow trout, and open 7 days per week. Statewide rules apply with a daily limit 5 trout.

Reason for action: Because of recent restrictions to general public access to Wentworth Lake, hatchery trout normally planted into Wentworth Lake are being planted in the South Pond at Bogachiel Hatchery.

Information contact: Chris Rockwell, Bogachiel Hatchery, (360) 374-6232; Matt Heil, Sol Duc Hatchery Manager, (360) 327-3246.

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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