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

April 7, 2010

Long's Pond closed to fishing prior to Kids' Fish-In event

Action: Long's Pond will be closed to fishing for one day prior to the Lacey Family Fish-In (Kids Fish-In) youth fishing event, and to everyone but youth 14 years and younger on the day of the event, which begins at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 17.

Effective dates: 12:01 a.m., Friday, April 16 to 8 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2010

Species affected: All species

Location: Long's Pond is located at Woodland Creek Community Park, 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, in Lacey.

Reason for action: Allow staff to set nets and stock fish for April 17 activities and ensure a successful Family Fish-In event.

Other information: Long's Pond is open for fishing only to juvenile anglers, 14 years of age or younger, on April 17. Pre-registration is required for participation in the April 17 Family Fish-In. Juvenile anglers are not required to have a fishing license. For information about the event, contact Lacey Parks & Recreation, 360-491-0857

Information contact: Larry Phillips, District 11 Area Biologist, (369) 902-2721 (Olympia).

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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