Out and About: Fish on Black Friday for big rainbow trout

first_img Fly fisher club to meetOn Wednesday, the Clark-Skamania Flyfishers will hold their monthly members meeting from 6 to 9 pm at the Camas Meadows Golf Club, 4105 NW Camas Meadows Dr.National Take a Hike Day is SaturdaySaturday is National Take a Hike Day. This date is set aside to celebrate hiking the 60,000 miles of national trails spread across the country.Local hikers can celebrate this occasion by hiking any of the many trails in the Columbia River Gorge, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest or local trails near Vancouver. Receive latest stories and local news in your email: GO Published: November 14, 2018, 9:48pm By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Some of the lakes scheduled to receive fish before Black Friday include Battle Ground Lake and Klineline Pond in Clark County, Kress Lake in Cowlitz County, Fort Borst Park Pond and South Lewis County Park Pond in Lewis County, and Rowland Lake in Klickitat CountyAnglers 15 years and older must have a current Washington freshwater fishing license participate.Ridgefield meeting to discuss cougarsThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will conduct a public meeting Monday, Nov. 19 in Ridgefield to discuss ways to avoid conflicts with cougars and help wildlife officers respond to reports of cougar sightings.A question-and-answer session will follow a presentation by WDFW wildlife biologists and enforcement officers on issues ranging from cougar biology to how and when to report a cougar sighting.The meeting is scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at WDFW’s regional office in Ridgefield at 5525 S. 11th St. Share: Share: Out and About: Fish on Black Friday for big rainbow trout By Columbian news services The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is offering anglers opportunities for tight lines rather than long lines on the day after Thanksgiving.The “holiday specials” include thousands of large trout averaging 15 to 16 inches in length and weighing up to three pounds.The department is currently preparing to stock lakes in time for Black Friday, Nov. 23.Additionally, the department stocks millions of smaller trout each spring, many of which will have grown to catchable size.“This is a great reason to avoid holiday shopping a little longer and enjoy a fun day on the water with family and friends,” said Steve Caromile, WDFW warmwater fish program manager.last_img read more