More Trout Stocked in Black Lakes Near Vail Pass

Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocks lakes with 2,500 more pounds of “catchable” rainbow trout


Excited onlookers watch fish get delivered to Black Lake 1

The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocked Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout on Wednesday (7/17). This is the second 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 first stocking took place June 20.


The fishery supplying the trout said the 2,500 pounds equates to about 2,600 fish. Learn more about the fish and the lakes here.