WDFW Amends fishing rules for event at Silver Lake in Pierce County


Action: Open to fishing Silver Lake (Pierce Co.) to anglers participating in the Heroes on the Waters NW Chapter fishing event.

Effective Dates: April 15, 2017 from official sunrise to official sunset.

Species affected: Rainbow trout

Location: Silver Lake (Pierce Co.)

Reason for action: To accommodate a fishing event. 

Other information: This is a one-day event hosted by the non-profit organization Heroes on the Water NW Chapter. On the day of the event, pre-registered veterans only will be permitted to fish throughout the lake from boats captained by Heroes on the Water volunteers. 

Information Contact: Tara Livingood-Schott, Fish Biologist, Region 6, [email protected] or 360-628-4223.

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license. Check the WDFW “Fishing in Washington” rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations.  Fishing regulations are subject to change. Call the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules or check the WDFW webpage at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/ for details on fishing seasons and regulations. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360) 796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.




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