Green River – Just when anglers thought fishing on Flaming Gorge Reservoir was enticing enough on its own, Buckboard Marina is once again hosting the ‘Pup’ulation Control Contest for lake trout.

Anglers will be able to participate in this contest now through mid-June 2021 for only $20 per angler. Registered participants will be entered for prizes and immediate cash rewards for catching a tagged lake trout. One hundred lake trout under 25 inches were tagged in Wyoming with a bright green external tag and these fish are worth $100. Additionally, there are more than 80 lake trout with orange external tags remaining from last year’s contest that are worth $50. The goal of the contest is to make anglers aware of the abundance of small lake trout (

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