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

September 16, 2005

Rules change for eastern lakes scheduled for rehabilitatioin

Action: Remove daily bag limit (except for Annex Lakes and Shay Pond) and change season for game fish on lakes scheduled for rehabilitation.

Effective dates: Effective Immediately

Species affected: All game species

Location:

Okanogan County: Green Lake and Lower Green Lake, Spectacle Lake

Grant County: Warden Lake, South Warden Lake, Annex Lake #1, Annex Lake #2, Shay Pond, Quincy Lake, Burke Lake

Spectacle Lake (Okanogan County): Effective immediately through October 16, 2005, no daily limit for game fish. No daily size limit for game fish. Closed to fishing October 17, 2005 until further notice.

Green Lake and Lower Green Lake (Okanogan County): Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, no daily limit for game fish. No daily size limit for game fish. Special Rules: Catch-and-release and selective gear rules are suspended. Closed to fishing October 10, 2005 until further notice.

Warden Lake and South Warden Lake (Grant County): Effective immediately through September 30, 2005, no daily limit for game fish. No daily size limit for game fish.

Annex Lake #1, Annex Lake #2, and Shay Pond (Grant County): Statewide rules through September 30. Closed October 1, 2005 until further notice.

Quincy Lake and Burke Lake (Grant County): Effective immediately through October 9, 2005, open to fishing. No daily limit for game fish. No daily size limit for game fish. Closed to fishing October 10, 2005 until further notice.

Reason for action: These lakes are scheduled for rehabilitation utilizing rotenone.

Information contact: Joseph Miller, Regional Fish Manager, (509-754-4624) Jeff Korth, Fish & Wildlife Biologist, (509-754-4624) Bob Jateff, Fish & Wildlife Biologist (509-826-7341)

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the