New Jersey Winter Trout Stocking

November 21st, 2014

In November, the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will be releasing 9,500 yearling brown and rainbow trout just in time for Thanksgiving weekend. The 8 to 10 inch trout will be distributed into 23 lakes around the state. The winter stocking is in addition to the 25,000 trout released in October in 17 streams […]

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New Jersey Fall 2014 Channel Catfish Stocking

November 21st, 2014

This fall, Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery has stocked 12,780 channel catfish in 84 waterbodies throughout New Jersey’s 21 counties. The fish average 14.4 inches in length and weigh approximately one pound each. This year has been the most productive year since 2009 when the program switched from a spring to a fall stocking period. The […]

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Connecticut Fall 2014 Trout Stocking

November 21st, 2014

Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently announced that its 2014 autumn trout stockings have begun. DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state. Among the areas scheduled to be stocked this fall are twenty-three lakes and ponds, fifteen rivers and streams that include twelve of […]

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North Carolina Fish Habitat Projects

November 21st, 2014

Aquatic vegetation was planted in five North Carolina reservoirs during 2014. Completed by North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission staff, the projects were designed to improve fish habitat and provide better fishing opportunities. Native vegetation, such as pickerelweed, water willow, soft stem bulrush, white water lily, and eelgrass, was planted in W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, Lake […]

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North Branch Potomac River Fish Species

November 21st, 2014

The North Branch Potomac River is home to a surprising variety of fish species, according to surveys conducted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. North Branch Potomac River fish species: smallmouth bass largemouth bass rock bass redbreast sunfish green sunfish pumpkinseed sunfish bluegill yellow bullhead brown bullhead channel catfish American eel cutthroat trout rainbow […]

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