Sunday, February 5th, 2023
Sunday, February 5th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

NE: Get Out and Catch Trout!

10-inch Rainbow Trout Stocked Across Nebraska

The snow has melted, the weather is warming and even the birds seem
to be signaling that spring is here to stay.

If this isn’t enough to get you outside after a long, snowy winter,
here is an added incentive: Nebraska Game and Parks has been
stocking catchable sized rainbow trout in many Nebraska locations
this month and has some additional locations coming up. A special
Saturday stocking bonanza is planned in the central and
southeastern part of the state.

Fishing for trout is an excellent family activity. Trout are
relatively easy to catch and respond to a variety of baits, making
them a popular option for beginning anglers. All you need is a
basic rod and reel for tackle, and marshmallows, corn or
nightcrawlers for bait. Prepared baits and small spinners can also
be used. You can even break out your fly rod!

The dates and locations for this year’s spring trout stocking
include:

March 1-2: Lake Ogallala

Two Rivers State Recreation Area (Pond 5)

March 11: Rock Creek Lake in Dundy County

March 14: Bridgeport State Recreation Area (Northwest
Lake)

Terry’s Pit in Terrytown

Scottsbluff Zoo pond

Morrill Sandpits (North and Middle ponds)

March 16: Niobrara State Park Ponds

March 17: Qwest Lake at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

Windmill State Recreation Area near Gibbon (Lake 1)

Holdrege City Park Lake (North Park)

Ord City Pond (Auble’s Pond)

March 18: Auburn Rotary Club Lake

Fremont State Recreation Area (Lake No. 2)

March 19: (times are plus or minus 30 minutes)

TaHaZouka Park Lake in Norfolk – 9:30 a.m.

Such’s Lake in Grand Island – 10:15 a.m.

Barnett Park Pond in McCook – 11 a.m.

Pawnee Park West in Columbus – 11 a.m.

Lake Halleck in Papillion – 11 a.m.

Heartwell Park in Hastings – 11:15 a.m.

Holmes Lake in Lincoln – 11:15 a.m.

Lexington City Park Lake – 12:30 p.m.

Steinhart Park Pond in Nebraska City – 12:45 p.m.

Elm Creek near Red Cloud – 2 p.m.

Late March: White River near Crawford

 

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