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, Aug. 18, 2013.

Contact Travis Maitland, (509) 665-3337, (Wenatchee District Office) (509) 662-0452, Jeff Korth (509) 765-8255 for more information.

Logo courtesy Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

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