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Frank’s Pond open to fishing for juvenile anglers only

Apr 06, 2016

Action:  Open Frank’s Pond to fishing for juvenile (under 15 years of age) anglers only.


Effective dates: April 10 through Aug. 8, 2016.


Species affected: Trout and other game fish.


Location:  Frank’s Pond at Beebe Springs Wildlife Area, Chelan County.   


Reasons for action: This opening will allow juvenile anglers an exclusive fishing opportunity at Frank’s Pond.


Other information:


  • Night closure in effect.


  • No size restrictions.


  • Trout - Daily limit 2 fish.

 All other game fish - Daily limit 5 fish.

Children under the age of 15 do not require a license.  They must actively participate and be able to demonstrate the ability to handle the gear by themselves. They must follow all the rules and restrictions for that body of water.  Adults may assist and are not required to have a license if they will not be fishing/harvesting themselves, but children must be present and take part in the entire process.

Information contact:  Travis Maitland, District 7 Fish Biologist, (509) 665-3337; Jeff Korth, Region 2 Fish Program Manager, (509) 754-4624 ext. 224.

Check the current WDFW “Fishing in Washington” rules pamphlet or the Fishing section of the WDFW webpage at  for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing regulations are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500; press 2 for recreational rules; call the Shellfish Rule Change hotline, (360) 796-3215, or toll free 1 (866) 880-5431.

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