Community Fish Program Waters get bass and bluegill stockings
|Largemouth Bass and Sunfish Stocked into Core Waters Last Week.|
You’ve probably heard by now, the Department stocked all Community Fish Program (CFP) core waters (except Cortez) with bass and bluegill last week. The fish looked beautiful and will hopefully contribute to the naturally reproducing bass and bluegill in most CFP waters. Don’t forget that in addition to a Bag Limit there is also a Minimum Length Limit of 13 inches on bass. All bass under the length limit must be immediately released unharmed. Please do your part to maintain viable bass populations in the CFP waters.
|Catfish AND Sunfish stocking planned for expansion waters next week
We’ve already done an early bonus stocking of catfish on March 30th, so the first regularly scheduled catfish stocking is set to occur next week, and we’re combining that with bluegill sunfish. Bonsall Park has already received two stockings of catfish, so next week it will receive only bluegill. Thus, with the exception of Stone Dam (near Ash Fork) that will be stocked this week, expansion waters to be stocked with catfish next week include: