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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Numerous trophy trout were caught in West Virginia by anglers, living within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News, who were recognized by the Division of Natural Resources for their achievements.

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Golden rainbow trout — Mary Zerfoss, Seneca Rocks, a 4.06-pounder from the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River.

Rainbow trout — Michael Saville, Wiley Ford, caught two trophy rainbows from the South Branch of Potomac, one of 6.71 pounds and the other 6.2 pounds; Carl Lambert II, Petersburg, 6.75, South Branch Potomac; Steven Delaney, Augusta, 4.71, Warden Lake; Roy Ellinger, Sugar Grove, 7.0, South Branch Potomac; Larry Wratchford, Petersburg, 6.44, North Fork of South Branch; Tim Bert, Cabins, 5.29 and 4.19, North Fork of South Branch; Kevin VanHorn, Rawlings, Maryland, 23 inches, North Fork of South Branch; William S. Wilson, Fort Ashby, 5.88, South Branch Potomac; Wesley Hedrick Maysville, 5.84, North Fork of South Branch.

Striped bass — Pete Forrester, Augusta, 25 inches, Mount Storm Lake.

Mike Sawyers is a staff writer and the outdoor editor at Cumberland Times-News. Call/text him at 301-268-0630, email msawyers@times-news.com and follow him on Twitter.

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