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

November 22, 2016

Frank's Pond at Beebe Springs Wildlife Area to open for "Black Friday" fishing day

Action: Open Franks Pond the Friday after Thanksgiving for juvenile fishing (less than 15 years of age).

Effective dates: Nov. 25 through Nov. 27, 2016

Species affected: Trout and other game fish

Location: Frank's Pond at Beebe Springs Wildlife Area, Chelan County.

Reasons for action: Opening this newly constructed pond for juvenile anglers will provide an exclusive fishing opportunity over the holiday weekend.

Other information:

Night closure in effect.

No size restrictions

Trout - Daily limit 2 fish

All other game fish - Daily limit 5 fish

Children under the age of 15 do not require a license. They must actively participate and be able to demonstrate the ability to handle the gear by themselves. They must follow all the rules and restrictions for that body of water. Adults may assist and are not required to have a license if they will not be fishing/harvesting themselves, but children must be present and take part in the entire process.

Information contact: Travis Maitland, District 7 Fish Biologist, (509) 665-3337, Jeff Korth, Region 2 Fish Program Manager, (509) 754-4624 ext 224.

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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