Sports Briefs 5/2

Area anglers enjoy success

Grays Harbor anglers averaged almost four fish per reel on the opening day of the lowland lake trout fishing season on Saturday, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife reported.

Those surveyed at Lake Sylvia in Montesano caught 3.9 fish per reel, retaining an average of 2.6.. That was slightly below the state average of 4.6 trout and 2.8 retained. Black Lake in Pacific County topped that total with 6.6 caught and 3.2 retained.

Other Grays Harbor totals, as provided by the Fish & Wildlife Department:

Lake Aberdeen: 3.7 fish caught, 2.5 retained. Failor Lake: 3.8 caught, 2.0 retained. Lake Sylvia: 3.9 caught, 2.6 retained. Vance Creek Pond No. 1: 2.4 caught, 1.8 retained. Vance Creek Pond No. 2: 2.0 caught, 1.4 retained.

Coastal Conservation group to meet

The Twin Harbors Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Montesano Timberland Library meeting room..

A report on fish hatcheries and updates on recent fish-related government meetings and reports will be offered. A discussion of the derelict net survey is also planned. Fish conservation projects will also be discussed.

The meeting is open to the public.

Daily World staff reports