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Game and Parks Announces Spring Trout Stocking Schedule

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will stock catchable-size rainbow trout in several city ponds and lakes across the state this month.

The schedule, subject to change depending on conditions, includes date, location and quantity (times are approximate):

March 10 – Gracie Creek Pond, 1,000

March 17 – Bridgeport State Recreation Area (SRA) northwest pit, 1,400; Morrill middle pit, 450; Morrill north pit, 1,350

March 19 – Rock Creek Lake, 1,000; Fremont SRA No. 2, 3,750; Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP) CenturyLink Lake, 3,350

March 20 – Curtis Golf Course, 150, 11 a.m.; Melham Park, Broken Bow, 1,500, 12:30 p.m.; Humboldt City Park, 350; Rotary Lake, Auburn, 800; Stanton Lake, Falls City, 600; Pawnee City Lake, 300; Fort Kearny SRA No. 6, 600; Holdrege City Park, 1,000; Aubles Pond, Ord, 750; Ponca SP, 900

March 21 – TaHaZouka Park, Norfolk, 1,500, 11 a.m.; Barnett Park, McCook, 1,000, 11 a.m.; Such’s Lake, Grand Island, 450, 11:15 a.m.; Lake Halleck, Papillion, 1,100, 11:45 a.m.; Oxford City Lake, 150, noon; Pawnee Park West, Columbus, 1,500, 12:15 p.m.; Heartwell Park, Hastings, 600; 12:15 p.m.; Steinhart Park, Nebraska City, 1,100, 1 p.m.; Holmes Lake, Lincoln, 4,000, 1 p.m.; Windmill SRA No. 2, Gibbon, 650, 1 p.m.; Elm Creek, 1,000, 2 p.m.

Week of March 23 – Ponca SP, 600; Fremont SRA No. 2, 1,000; Niobrara SP, 750

March 24 – Terry’s Pit, Terrytown, 1,500; Zoo Pond, Scottsbluff, 900; Lake Ogallala, 4,000

All anglers fishing in Nebraska, except residents under age 16, must have a fishing license. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering state parks, recreation areas and historical parks. Purchase permits at OutdoorNebraska.org.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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