WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
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600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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November 02, 1999
Contact: Jeff Weathersby, (360) 902-2256

Port Angeles pond holds 200 coho for youngsters

PORT ANGELES– Two hundred adult hatchery coho from the Dungeness Hatchery today will be planted in Lincoln Pond here tomorrow (Nov. 3) to provide fishing opportunities to youngsters under age 15, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced.

Additional fish may be planted if they become available.

The pond is open to fishing all year. The daily catch limit is five coho. No catch record card or license is required.

WDFW biologists suggest fishing with cluster eggs under a bobber or using spinning gear.