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Most of the lakes stocked or unstocked have trout or bass, but the current heat and lack of rain has really decreased the oxygen dilution rate in the lakes and thus making the fish lethargic and making C & R extremely hard on the fish.

Their is a lot of good summer fishing in the rivers, but even these fish are hard hit by the heat.
 

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You have a lot of options for lakes within an hour of the bellevue area.

What are you planning to target? As mentioned, trout in the lowland lakes should probably be left alone for the most part if C&R is your objective. Warmwater fish would be fun to target. You have beaver lakes, phantom, and others in your area that should be able to put out perch and other pan-fish. The hard part will be finding water that ins't crowded with swimmers\skiers...
 
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