Tennessee winter trout stocking program resumes for 2021

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has resumed its winter trout re-stocking program, providing winter trout fishing opportunities to people who don’t normally have them.

“Here in East Tennessee, we’re blessed with cold water mountain streams and rivers that support and sustain trout throughout the year,” TWRA spokesperson Matt Cameron explained. “But in other parts of the state, they don’t really have that luxury so we’ve identified several locations across the state where we can stock trout temporarily because water temperatures get cold enough in the winter to support them for a short time.”

The program will still stock a few places in East Tennessee including Oneida City Park on Wednesday, Jan. 6.

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