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

March 5, 2010

Vance Creek Pond #1 will open for fishing to juveniles, seniors, holders of disability license

Action: Open Vance Creek Pond #1 to fishing by juveniles, seniors (over 70 years old) and persons with Department of Fish and Wildlife disability licenses only.

Effective dates: March 27, 2010 through April 4, 2010.

Species affected: Trout and other game fish.

Location: Vance Creek Pond #1, Grays Harbor County.

Reasons for action: The opener will allow additional fishing opportunity for juveniles, seniors, and holders of a Department of Fish and Wildlife disability license during local school districts spring break. Vance Creek Pond # 1 is an "Opening Day" lake with juvenile, senior, and disabled regulations, and will re-open the last Saturday in April.

Other information: Area open to fishing March 27 through April 4 in Pond #1 only. Vance Creek Pond #2, west of Pond #1 will remain closed until the regularly scheduled lowland trout opener on the last Saturday in April.

Information contact: Richard Ereth, WDFW Region 6 Montesano, Fish Biologist (360) 249 - 1299

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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