trout http://ripr.org en RI Lakes And Ponds Stocked For Winter Fishing http://ripr.org/post/ri-lakes-and-ponds-stocked-winter-fishing <p>The state Department of Environmental Management is stocking six Rhode Island ponds with brook trout for the winter fishing season.&nbsp; According to a press release, the agency is stocking six ponds with 1,000 brook trout. This is on top of the 2,000 trout that were stocked last month.</p><p>Anglers are required to carry a current fishing license and a Trout Conservation Stamp. The daily bag limit currently stands at two fish per day.</p><p>Anglers are forbidden from wearing felt-soled footgear, as it promotes the spread of invasive species.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:03:30 +0000 Flo Jonic 27274 at http://ripr.org RI Lakes And Ponds Stocked For Winter Fishing Trout Being Stocked in Rhode Island for Fall Fishing Season http://ripr.org/post/trout-being-stocked-rhode-island-fall-fishing-season <p>The state Department of Environmental Management has begun stocking approximately 6,000 brown and brook trout for the fall freshwater fishing season.</p><p></p><p>Trout stocking was delayed this year due to elevated water temperatures. In addition, an infestation of blue-green algae prevented the department from stocking trout in Melville Ponds in Portsmouth.</p><p>A current fishing license is required for anglers 15 years of age and older wishing to catch a fish.&nbsp; License fees cost $18 for Rhode Island residents.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:53:07 +0000 Flo Jonic 22830 at http://ripr.org Trout Being Stocked in Rhode Island for Fall Fishing Season