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Fish Black Friday for big rainbows stocked in eight western Washington lakes


Rather spend the day after Thanksgiving fishing for big rainbow trout than shopping for holiday discounts?

Starting Friday, Nov. 29, anglers will find thousands of “holiday specials” during a seasonal Black Friday trout fishing opportunity at eight lakes in western Washington.

To prepare for the post-holiday event, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) expect to plant 2,000 rainbow trout into each of the six southwest Washington lakes. Those rainbow trout average 1¼ pounds apiece.

Spencer Lake in Mason County also will receive 2,000 large rainbow trout, while Leland Lake in Jefferson County will receive 975 trout. The trout that will be planted in those two lakes aver...

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