RUTLAND—The Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District (RNRCD) announced April 16 that it will once again offer its spring trout stocking program that includes 6- to 8-inch and 10- to 12-inch rainbow and brook trout. Private owners may purchase fish to stock their own ponds.
Hy on A Hill Trout Farm will bring its fish tank truck filled with the 6- to 8-inch rainbow and brook trout to the Conservation District office at 170 South Main St. in Rutland on Saturday, May 16, between 12:30-1:30 p.m. where those interested can pick up trout and bring them home. The 10- to 12-inch rainbow and brook trout will be delivered May 16 later in the day.
Six- to 8-inch rainbow trout are $2.80 each, 6- to 8-inch brook trout are $2.80 each, 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout are $4.75 each, 10- to 12-inch brook trout are $4.75 each. A 20-pound bag fish food is $30 per bag and a 40-pound bag fish food is $45 per bag. Note: minimum orders of (25) are required for 6- to 8-inch and a minimum of 50 is required for all 10- to 12-inch fish.Pre-paid orders will be taken until May 13, 2020.
For more information or an order form please contact Nanci McGuire at the Conservation District office at 802-775-8034 ext. 17 or visit vacd.org/conservation-districts/rutland where you can print off an order form.