The state, working with the Wenatchee Heights Reclamation District and a local fly-fishing group, will open Upper Wheeler Reservoir to fly fishing only starting May 18.
Anglers will be able to fish for trout and all other game fish through Sept. 14.
The reservoir is located about 11 miles southwest of Wenatchee in Chelan County.
The reservoir is owned and operated by the Wenatchee Heights Reclamation District and has been closed to public access. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has made arrangements with the district and the Wenatchee Valley Fly Fishers to grant public access to recreational anglers …