Mild Winter Lets Maryland’s DNR Stock Trout Early

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland fisheries officials say mild winter weather has allowed them to get an early start stocking trout streams.

The Department of Natural Resources says crews have begun releasing the first of about 326,000 rainbow and brown trout statewide.

Assistant Fisheries Director Don Cosden says warm and dry weather conditions have allowed early stocking, beginning with eastern streams and ponds. Cosden says anglers can also take advantage of the good weather and try their hand at catching trophy trout as large as eight pounds.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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