Black Lakes stocked with tons of rainbow trout Wednesday

Black Lakes stocked with tons of rainbow trout Wednesday
Local News

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Eagle River Water and Sanitation District stocked Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout on Wednesday. This is the first stocking this year of 10- to 16-inch-long rainbow trout into the two Black Lakes, which are located adjacent to Interstate 70 near the Vail Pass exit.The fishery supplying the trout says the 2,500 pounds equates to more than 1,000 fish. The final stocking of 2,500 pounds of trout is scheduled for early July.The trout are raised by a Boulder-based fishery that is licensed and health-inspected by the Colorado Department of Agriculture and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, which …

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