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Fishing closure for Kress Lake safety day event

Action: Closes Kress Lake to fishing by the public for two days.

Effective Dates:

May 22 - 12:01 a.m.: Entire lake closed to public fishing

May 23: Lake closed to public fishing until 6 p.m., but open for juvenile anglers participating in the Safety Day Event from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m.

Location: Kress Lake is located near Kalama, Washington in Cowlitz County. Kress Lake is owned by The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Reason for action: Closing the lake to public fishing is necessary to ensure the safety of the public as well as the event participants. Approximately 600 people are expected to participate in the Safety Day program.

Boats will be used for teaching safety classes to kids and adults. Closing the lake will alleviate any boat traffic from anglers.

Other Information: This is the tenth year the event has been held. The public is welcome to observe the event.

Information Contact: John Weinheimer, District 9 Fish Biologist, (360) 906-6746.


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