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

March 29, 2019

Goose Creek to open season early for Wild Bill Goose Days in Wilbur

Action: Opens gamefish season early for juvenile anglers, senior anglers, and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card.

Effective date: May 17 through May 24, 2019.

Species affected: All gamefish.

Location: Goose Creek (Lincoln Co.), within the city limits of Wilbur.

Reason for action: This will allow for the youth fishing event during the Wild Bill Goose Days to take place, and allow for a few additional days of opportunity for anglers to catch fish stocked for the event prior to the scheduled opening of May 25.

Additional information: Goose Creek within the city limits of Wilbur will remain open for gamefish for juvenile anglers, senior anglers, and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card through October 31, 2019.

Information contact: Randy Osborne, District 2 Biologist (509) 892-1001 ext. 302.

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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