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

June 8, 2007

Mill Pond will open to senior citizens during Free Fishing Weekend

Action: Temporarily suspend the juvenile only regulation at Mill Pond (near Auburn) on June 9, 2007 to allow senior citizens 62 years of age and older to participate in a fishing derby sponsored by the City of Auburn and the Green River Steelhead and Trout Club.

Effective date: June 9, 2007

Species affected: All game fish

Location: Mill Pond, King County (near the City of Auburn)

Reason for action: WDFW regulations stipulate that only juveniles under the age of 15 may fish at Mill Pond. In order for senior citizens to legally participate in the fishing the derby on June 9th the current regulation must be temporarily suspended.

Information contact: Chad Jackson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Regulation Information, (425) 775-1311, ext. 113

Cheryl Sallee, Auburn Senior Center Manager, Fishing Derby Information, (253) 804-2631

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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