A big draw for Central Oregon anglers will be closed at times for some repairs this month. Improvements are being made to the north fishing pier at Haystack Reservoir. The Bureau of Reclamation will shut down the pier temporarily while construct crews improve safety and handicapped accessibility there. Spokesperson Kathleen Cushman says these improvements at the pier go along with their overall philosophy of helping everyone enjoy the great outdoors: “Well of course; certainly we have a lot of returning veterans who love to fish, so these improvements will great improve their fishing experience out of Haystack as well.” The improvements include installing safety railings, handicapped accessible pathways and repairs to the parking lot. The popular vacation spot is located about 10 miles south of Madras.