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Hatchery Supported Trout Waters To Temporarily Close


Last updated 2/26/2020 at 3:50pm

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close approximately 1,000 miles of hatchery supported trout waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Saturday and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 4.

While fishing is closed, Commission personnel will stock all hatchery supported trout waters in preparation for opening day. Staff stocks hatchery supported trout waters, which are marked by green-and-white signs, at frequent intervals in the spring and early summer every year.

This year, Commission personnel will stock approximately 916,000 trout — 96 percent of which average 10 inches in...

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