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Night fishing is fun, but dangerous


Cooler weather is upon us and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to remind anglers that this is a good time to start catching burbot at night.

“A large portion of burbot are beginning to stage in Flaming Gorge Reservoir for a spawning migration up tributaries, which includes the Green River,” Green River Fisheries Biologist John Walrath, said. “Typically, anglers catch Burbot ranging from 18-24 inches, but this time of year they have a higher probability of hooking into 25-40 inch fish in the staging areas.”

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