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

February 3, 2005

Regulation changes for Rat Lake

Action: Rule changes for game fish on lake scheduled for rehabilitation

Effective dates: Immediately through May 31, 2005

Species affected: All game fish

Location: Rat Lake, Okanogan County

Reason for Action: Rat Lake is scheduled for rehabilitation in April 2005 requiring an extension of a previous rule change to continue no size/daily limit and to designate post-rehabilitation closure period.

Other information: Rat Lake (Okanogan County) effective immediately through March 31, 2005, open to fishing for game fish: size and daily limit none, statewide gear rules apply. Effective April 1, 2005 through May 31, 2005, closed to fishing.

Contact: Bob Jateff, District 6 Fish Biologist (509) 826-7341,