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Strike gold during Gold Rush 2023


The highly anticipated Gold Rush season will soon make its return to the Mountain State for the sixth year in a row. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will release over 50,000 golden rainbow trout into lakes and streams throughout the state. Gold rush grants anglers from all across the country a once-in-a-lifetime chance to reel in this magnificent, prized catch between March 28 and April 8, 2023.

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