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For holding your cooler and fishing creel, there’s a molded cargo tray that doubles the size of previous units by extending all the way to the rear seatback.
At its center, the harbor sprawls out into an expanse of warehouses, trucks, cars, medium-size trawlers, and squat creel boats loaded with brown crab.
The warehouses adjacent to the docks, which used to store nets, creel boxes, and other fishing ephemera, lie empty.
There’s also batik bedding from India, colorful saris and leather and woven cotton satchels that resemble a traditional creel — a portable wicker basket fly-fisherman once used to store their catch.
To see how each statewide lake fared on opening day, go to http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/creel/lowland/. Fair for large-sized trout in Rufus Woods Reservoir.
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