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

March 15, 2017

Lincoln Park Pond in Port Angeles to close temporarily

Action: Temporarily close the Lincoln Park pond in Port Angeles to all fishing.

Effective date: April 2 through April 7, 2017.

Species affected: Hatchery rainbow trout.

Location: The pond in Lincoln Park, Port Angeles (Clallam County).

Reason for action: The annual kids fishing derby is scheduled for Saturday, April 8. Closing the pond for the week preceding the derby will allow cleaning and preparation of the area around the pond, while protecting the trout to be planted as they acclimate during the week prior to the derby.

Information contact: Mike Gross, WDFW Fish Biologist, (360) 249-1210.

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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