Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Another 90,000 infected trout

For the third time since last fall, the state Division of Fish and Wildlife is being forced to euthanize tens of thousands of trout at the Pequest Trout Hatchery because of a bacterial infection in the raceways where the trout are raised.

This time, it is 90,000 brook trout that would have been stocked in state waters over the next two weeks of the spring trout season. While fishing for trout goes on through the rest of the year, it is in the spring, when the water is coldest, that trout are stocked by the state

continue reading  -  Another 90,000 infected trout to be killed - New Jersey Herald

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