Black Lakes atop Vail Pass stocked with rainbow trout

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocked Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout on Friday. This is the first stocking this year of 9- 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 about 1,300 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, …

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