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By John Kruse
For The Sentinel 



March 18, 2020

John Kruse

A Beauty:Joshua Shew caught this nice rainbow trout out of Quincy Lake and a few days later won the annual Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce Trout Derby with a 17.5-inch trout from this same lake.


TROUT DERBY RESULTS -The Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce held their annual trout derby on March 7th at Quincy Lake and it was a big success with 90 adults and 46 kids participating in the one-day event where $5,000 in money and prizes were given away or raffled off. The winner of the derby was Joshua Shew of Quincy who caught the biggest trout of the day, a 17.5- inch rainbow. His first-place prize? A kokanee fishing trip for four on Lake Chelan with Washington Guide Services.

By pure coincidence, my daughter and I went to Quincy Lake ourselves a few days before the event and were fishing right next to Joshua Shew. He caught a nice 12-inch rainbow fishing a leech pattern...

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