2020 Statewide Trout Derby Underway

Deer Lake - Whidbey Island, Washington (Island County)

10-year-old Wyatt Britt is seen with his winning trout caught at Deer Lake on Whidbey Island.
Photo Credit: Photo by Wyatt’s father, Robert Britt

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
5-28-2020
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With the 2020 statewide Trout Derby under way, WDFW is fielding success stories from anglers.

Here, 10-year-old Wyatt Britt is seen with his winning trout caught at Deer Lake on Whidbey Island. The winning yellow WDFW tag is seen attached near the dorsal fin.

The annual Trout Derby is open now through Oct. 31 with prize claims starting on June 1.

The free statewide event features more than 100 stocked lakes and over 100 participating businesses. They are offering more than 1,000 prizes valued at over $40,000.

For more on how it works, visit the derby information page at http://wdfwderby.com.

As hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts, all of us here at the WDFW share your desire to get outdoors – to fish, hunt, and explore. While we all do our part to Stay Home, Stay Healthy, please practice social distancing when in the field. Thank you for doing your part to keep Washingtonians safe and healthy, and tight lines to you!

For more information on responsible recreation, visit https://wdfw.wa.gov/…/202…/responsible_recreation_letter.pdf.
#recreateresponsibly #responsiblerecreation #watroutderby




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