Texas Parks and Wildlife Stocking More Fish Than Ever Before
SAN ANGELO, TX – The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife will be placing more fish than ever before this year.
On May 21, The TDPW started placing fish into waters all around the Concho Valley. They started at the Champion Creek and the Brady Creek Reservoir and placed in 70,000 fingerling Florida strain Largemouth Bass. Then the next day they went to the O.C. Fisher Reservoir and placed 32,000 Largemouth Bass.
Today they will be at Lake Nasworthy and Twin Buttes placing Hybrid Striped Bass into Nasworthy and Largemouth Bass into Twin Buttes.
The following is the stocking plan for largemouth bass in the San Angelo District:
O.H. Ivie - 200,000 E.V. Spence - 99,670 Twin Buttes - 75,300 Oak Creek - 49,140 Brady Creek - 38,800 Champion Creek - 32,600 Winters-Elm Creek - 31,600 O.C. Fisher - 25,000 New Ballinger - 10,000 Balmorhea - 10,000
"We are stocking more reservoirs this year than we have ever stocked in one year," said the Texas Parks and Wildlife. "We are doing this to take advantage of the all the new flooded habitat."
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