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By Roger Harnack
Cheney Free Press 

Catch as many as you like at Williams

Officials to kill off fish in lake south of Cheney


Last updated 8/18/2022 at 9:56am

CHENEY — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has suspended the fishing limits for Williams Lake in preparation for poisoning the lake with rotenone.

The unlimited daily retention will run through Oct. 9 for all gamefish, officials said.

The lake will close Oct. 10 through April 21 for application of piscicide rotenone, a naturally occurring poison is used to remove species Fish and Wildlife officials deem undesirable or illegally stocked.

The 317-acre is stocked annually by the department with a variety of trout species.

This year, the department planted 3,504 rainbow trout on Marc...

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