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Frank’s Pond open to fishing for juvenile anglers only

Apr 12, 2017

Effective dates: April 22 through Aug. 19, 2017.

Species affected: Trout and other game fish.

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

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

Other information:

  • Night closure in effect.
  • Trout: Daily limit 2 fish, no size restrictions.
  • All other game fish: Statewide rules apply.

Children under the age of 15 are not required to have 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 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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