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

August 14, 2013

Lake Wenatchee sockeye fishery to close

Action: Lake Wenatchee closes for sockeye salmon fishing

Effective date/time: Aug. 18, 2013, one hour after official sunset

Species affected: Sockeye salmon

Location: Lake Wenatchee (Chelan Co.)

Reason for action: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates that sockeye available for harvest (those in excess of the natural spawning escapement goal of 23,000 fish) will have been caught and removed from the lake by the end of Sunday August 18, 2013.

Information contact: Travis Maitland, (509) 665-3337, (Wenatchee District Office) (509) 662-0452, Jeff Korth (509) 765-8255

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fish