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2024 Trout Fishing Derby

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Mon, May 27, 2024
Thu, October 31, 2024

Calling all fishing enthusiasts! Get ready to cast your line in the 2024 Trout Derby. This annual statewide event, taking place at lakes across Washington, brings unforgettable adventure for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Catch a tagged rainbow trout and win a prize!

Open to anyone with a valid 2024 fishing license!* No entrance fee or registration required. Just catch a tagged trout anytime between April 27 and Oct. 31 and you win!

How it works:

1. FISH A PARTICIPATING LAKE
Check the list of all 2024 trout Derby lakes to find one near you.

2. CATCH TAGGED TROUT
Winning derby trout will have a yellow tag attached near their fin. Keep the tag! You will need it to claim your prize.

3. FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW (Coming soon)
Enter the tag number listed on the side of the derby tag, the lake you caught it in, the date it was caught, and your contact information.

4. WIN BIG
Take your tag to the business location you were provided and claim your derby prize!

5. SHARE YOUR SUCCESS!
Take a photo of yourself and your winning derby trout to share on social media. #watroutderby

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