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

May 26, 2006

Drano Lake Wednesday closure extended through mid-June

Action: Close sport fishing on Wednesdays through June 14.

Effective dates: June 7 and June 14, 2006.

Species affected: All species including hatchery Chinook and hatchery steelhead.

Location: Drano Lake downstream of markers on point of land downstream and across from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery and upstream of the Highway 14 Bridge.

Reasons for action: Yakama Nation plans to continue ceremonial and subsistence fisheries On Wednesdays.

Other information: Under permanent regulations Drano Lake is already closed to fishing on Wednesdays through May 31, which is now extended through June 14. All other regulations listed for this area in the 2006/2007 sport fishing rules pamphlet remain in effect.

Information contact: John Weinheimer (360) 696-6211

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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