Rep. Pickett Announces Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available Online

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Rep. Tina Pickett (above), representing parts of Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna Counties recently announced that 2015 adult trout stocking schedules are now available in preparation for opening day of trout season in April.

More than 700 streams and 120 lakes will be stocked as a part of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission’s 2015 adult trout stocking program. The PFBC will stock nearly 3-million adult trout in Pennsylvania rivers and streams that are open to the public for fishing.

About 53 percent of the trout are stocked prior to opening day, 43 percent are stocked between opening day and the end of May, and the remaining 4 percent are stocked from October through February of the following year.

Opening day of trout season will Saturday, April 18, for counties in the Endless Mountains region of northern Pennsylvania.

Copies of the trout stocking schedules, including a searchable database, can be found online at http://fbweb.pa.gov/stocking/TroutStockingDetails_GIS.aspx. A limited number of hard copies of the trout stocking schedules may also be obtained at Pickett’s offices at 321 Main St., Towanda, and 106 W. Packer Ave., Sayre.

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