Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocks Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout
Credit: Vail Daily
VAIL PASS — The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocked Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout on Friday, June 8. 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 said roughly half the weight of the fish is 9- to 14-inch fish and the remaining is 12- to 16-inch fish. The total number of trout is estimated at more than 3,000. The final stocking of another 2,500 pounds of trout will occur in early July.
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