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Trout fishing at Dolese begins Sunday

by Ed Godfrey Published: November 25, 2013
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Trout season opens at Dolese Park on Sunday, a month earlier than previous years. Photo by Donny Carter
Trout season opens at Dolese Park on Sunday, a month earlier than previous years. Photo by Donny Carter

Trout fishing at the Dolese Youth Park Pond, 5105 NW 50, will begin a month earlier this season.

The trout season will open Sunday (Dec. 1) and run through Feb. 28. In previous years, the season didn’t open until Jan. 1.

Approximately, 3,800 pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in the pond for anglers during the 13-week season, including 800 pounds by opening day.

Trout also will be added to the pond during the weeks of Dec. 9 and 23, Jan. 6 and 20 and Feb. 3 and 18.

Unless exempt, trout anglers between the ages of 16 and 62 must have a city fishing permit and state fishing license.

Daily fishing permits are $3.50. Annual city fishing permits are $18.50. Boats and fisherman floats are not allowed on the pond.

A free clinic on trout fishing will be held at 7 p.m. in the Putnam City gymnasium on Jan. 10.

Anglers may use only one rod and reel and the daily limit is six trout. For more information, call the H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery at 755-4014.

by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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