July 26, 2023
Action: Removes daily limits and size restrictions for gamefish and opens Williams Lake to fishing.
Effective date: Aug. 1-Oct. 1, 2023
Species affected: All game fish.
Locations: Williams Lake (Stevens County) and June, North Windmill, and North North Windmill lakes (Grant County)
Reason for action: These lakes are scheduled for rehabilitation using rotenone to eradicate undesirable fish species. Licensed anglers may harvest remaining game fish prior to rehabilitation.
Additional information: Anglers may not gather fish from these lakes during or after rehabilitations. Lakes will be restocked with trout in early spring.
Information contact: Bill Baker, District 1 Fish Biologist, 509-563-5499; Mike Schmuck, District 2 Fish Biologist, 509-754-4624.