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Lake Roosevelt forum Thursday features recreation updates

UPDATED: Wed., May 12, 2021

The April 2011 drawdown at Lake Roosevelt leaves a vast expanse of sandy beach for Dave Ross of Spokane Valley to hike before he could go shore fishing for rainbows.  (RICH LANDERS)
The April 2011 drawdown at Lake Roosevelt leaves a vast expanse of sandy beach for Dave Ross of Spokane Valley to hike before he could go shore fishing for rainbows. (RICH LANDERS)

An online presentation Thursday will focus on recreation on Lake Roosevelt.

The presentation, which starts at 10 a.m. Thursday and is free to attend, is part of the Lake Roosevelt Forum

Dan Foster, the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area superintendent, will give an update on the availability of camping and other facilities. Last year, campgrounds were closed due to COVID-19

He will also discuss fees and reservation changes. 

At 11 a.m., Chris Donley, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 1 fish program manager, will give an update on angling for rainbow trout, sturgeon, walleye and more. He will also present information on hatchery and net pen production, northern pike suppression efforts and 2021 regulations. 

There’s no cost to participate. To register, visit lrf.org/webinar.

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