Big Rainbows at Washington's Back To The Wall

The West's Fastest Growth Rates for Rainbows

Left last Friday for an annual assault on two of eastern Washington’s best trout lakes, dos super-productive scud, leech and chironomid-rich waters where rainbows grow to the 30-inches long and nobody bats and eye at 22-inchers.

So, let’s cut to the chase. On Saturday I hooked 21 rainbows and landed 16 of them, with these appealing measurements—two 23-inch fish; two 25-inch fish; a 26-inch fish; and a 28-inch fish. I lost the biggest fish I hooked, a mega-beast I figured to go READ MORE