trout season http://ripr.org en 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