Anglers looking to hook some big trout should try Beaver Lake near Issaquah next week. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to release Monday about 2,000 hatchery rainbows averaging 3 pounds each.
To facilitate fish planting, the department will close the Beaver Lake access site at sunset Sunday and reopen the site at sunrise on Tuesday. Beaver Lake, however, will remain open to fishing while the access site is closed.
The trout were part of an educational display at the department’s Issaquah Hatchery.
Beaver Lake is best fished by small boat, although anglers also can …