Spokane, WA Weather

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sprague Lake Booting Out Fat Rainbows

The Spokesman-Review Posted By Rich Landers April 24, 2012

FISHING — Some anglers know they don't have to wait for the “opening day” at many of the region's lowland trout lakes.

Sprague Lake is one of many lakes open for fishing year round. You'll travel a long way to find fish that are any more robust.

Tom Shellenberger, Mike Barnett, and Mike Shellenberger, pictured above, trolled plugs on Sunday for a nice stringer of fat rainbows running 18-20 inches.

“It's going to be another great season,” said Scott Haugen, operator of Four Seasons Campground, which opened  for customers last week on Sprague's northwest shore.

(Well, I'm glad someone did well Sunday on Sprague.  My wife and I went out with another couple and caught one small Trout which I released.  We were having boat problems though...good excuse...right?)

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