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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Fan Lake boat ramp closed June 19-23 for renovation

Fan Lake north of Spokane has been an angling destination for generations. It's also the home for Camp Reed. (The Spokesman-Review)
Fan Lake north of Spokane has been an angling destination for generations. It's also the home for Camp Reed. (The Spokesman-Review)

FISHING -- The public boat ramp at Fan Lake in southwestern Pend Oreille County will be closed June 19-23 for minor renovations, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says.

During the week long closure, a WDFW crew will remove and replace broken ramp planks and armor the edges of the new planks to help prevent future problems.

Other areas of Fan Lake will still be accessible for shore fishing while the boat access site is closed.

The 73-acre lake, about 10 miles northeast of Deer Park, is stocked with rainbow trout, but also has crappie, bass, and perch.

The single lane ramp and small parking area make closing the site during construction necessary to ensure public safety, said Daniel Dziekan, WDFW eastern region access site manager.

The use of internal combustion boat engines is prohibited on the lake, he noted.



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