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

March 16, 2007

Long Lake Park waters to open for one-day youth fishing event

Action: Open Long Lake Park waters (Thurston County) to fishing by juveniles on April 21, 2007.

Effective dates: 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. April 21, 2007.

Species affected: All game fish.

Location: Long Lake, Thurston County.

Reasons for action: The one-day opening allows kids to fish during a Fishing Kids event. Long Lake is an Opening Day lake, and does not open to the general public until April 28.

Other information: Area open to fishing April 21 includes waters adjacent to Long Lake Park between the fences at the north and south boundaries of the swim beach, from shore to the swimming area buoy line. Only pre-registered Fishing Kids event participants may fish. To pre-register or get more information about this event, call Lacey Parks & Recreation, (360) 491-0857.

Information contact: Terry Rudnick, Youth Sportfishing Coordinator (360) 902-2687.

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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