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posted on March 07, 2011 13:59
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will stock rainbow trout in several city ponds and lakes across the state in March.
The schedule, subject to change depending on conditions, including date, location, quantity, and approximate time of stocking is as follows:
March 16 - Niobrara State Park (SP) Ponds - 1,000, 11:30 a.m.
March 17 - Qwest Lake, Eugene T. Mahoney SP - 2,500; Windmill State Recreation Area (SRA), Gibbon - 1,200; Holdrege City Lake - 1,500; Auble Pond, Ord - 750.
March 18 - Auburn Rotary Club Lake - 1,400; Fremont SRA No. 2 - 4,200.
March 19 - Lake Halleck, Papillion - 1,200, 11 a.m.; Steinhart Park Ponds, Nebraska City - 1,200, 12:45 p.m.; Holmes Lake, Lincoln - 3,000, 11:15 a.m.; Such's Lake, Grand Island - 650, 10:15 a.m.; Heartwell Park Lake, Hastings - 450, 11:15 a.m.; TaHaZouka Park Lake, Norfolk - 1,500, 9:30 a.m.; Pawnee Park West, Columbus - 1,500, 11 a.m.; Barnett Park Pond, McCook - 1,000, 11 a.m.; Lexington City Lake - 750, 12:30 p.m.; Elm Creek - 1,000, 2 p.m.
Trout fishing is an excellent activity for children. It requires only a basic rod and reel, hook, worm, and bobber. Small spinners and prepared baits also work well.
All anglers fishing in Nebraska, except residents under age 16, must have a fishing license.
-- Source: Berkley's "The Fishing Wire," www.TheFishingWire.com