2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

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2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by cappy » Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:38 am

Anyone know the stocking dates, protocol for this coming season and associated rules? I assume the C&R only stretches remain open regardless.

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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by Rusty Spinner » Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:39 am

cappy wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:38 am
Anyone know the stocking dates, protocol for this coming season and associated rules? I assume the C&R only stretches remain open regardless.
Here is what we learned last week that I posted on another hunting forum.....

Looks like I even beat the Division's press release this time. Hot off the press from the Director regarding this year's trout stocking:

A total of 500,000 trout will be distributed in four weeks during pre-season stocking which will begin on March 15th instead of 22nd.

Trout stocked waters will be closed to fishing beginning March 15th.

Trout stocked waters will be open for Catch & Release ONLY beginning April 1st.

Regular trout season begins on April 10th with a six (6) trout limit (check regs for wild brown and brook trout limits).

No Bonus Broodstock lakes will be designated for 2021.

There will be no in-season waterbody closures (such as the Musky closed until 5 pm on Fridays for stocking).

The remaining 70,000 rainbow trout will be stocked during a one week period in May.



So a little different than last year, but not by much.
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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by lightenup » Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:32 am

Will the TCA's will be open for C&R fishing prior to opening day as usual?

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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by cappy » Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:48 am

Thank you Brian.

The Gorge and FB No-Kill stretches; do they remain open to fishing year round or closed from 3/15 thru 4/1 ?

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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by lightenup » Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:51 pm

cappy wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:48 am
Thank you Brian.

The Gorge and FB No-Kill stretches; do they remain open to fishing year round or closed from 3/15 thru 4/1 ?
My question also.

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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by Jaybird » Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:54 am

I'm pretty sure they stay open ... That's always been the deal there since new regs were introduced.

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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by Rusty Spinner » Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:13 am

cappy wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:48 am
Thank you Brian.

The Gorge and FB No-Kill stretches; do they remain open to fishing year round or closed from 3/15 thru 4/1 ?
Yes, of course. No changes at all to TCAs or No-Kills.
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Re: 2021 Regulations and Stocking Information?

Post by 46er » Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:12 pm

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