Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Roger Harnack
The Gazette 

Lowland fishing season opens Saturday

Whitman County ponds stocked with trout


April 22, 2021

LaCROSSE – The lowland lakes fishing season opens Saturday with trout being the most sought-after species.

Opening day also marks the opening day of the statewide trout derby, where fishermen can win more than 1,000 prizes totaling more than $38,000.

While some lakes are open for fishing year-round, the state closes a number of lakes through the fall and winter while it stocks millions of trout and Kokanee salmon.

About four miles out of town alongside State Route 26, Pampa Pond, has been stocked three times in the last three weeks.

On March 31, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife (...

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