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DEC staff handling brown trout eggs

he end of August is brown trout egg take time at the Catskill Fish Hatchery.

DEC staff took eggs from 240 female brown trout and crossed them with milt from 240 males. Over 1 million fertilized eggs were collected.

Fish that are grown from these eggs will be stocked as yearlings in 2019 across the state.

Learn more about DEC fish hatcheries.

 

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