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Game and Fish stocks Ryan Park Pond in Grand Forks with 700 rainbow trout

The department decided to postpone stocking the Turtle River at Turtle River State Park because of high water conditions.

Rainbow trout from lake
Rainbow trout.
Brad Dokken / Grand Forks Herald
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GRAND FORKS – The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently stocked Ryan Park Pond in Grand Forks with 700 rainbow trout as part of a stocking effort covering 17 community fisheries across the state. The department decided to postpone stocking the Turtle River at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, North Dakota, because of high water conditions, park naturalist Erika Kolbow said.

Other fisheries stocked were as follows, the Game and Fish Department reported on its Facebook page:

  • McDowell Dam: 700 rainbow trout.
  • Hankinson Legion Memorial Pond: 150 rainbow trout.
  • Mooreton Pond: 2,100 rainbow trout.
  • Watford City Park Pond: 700 rainbow trout.
  • Harmony Lake: 700 rainbow trout.
  • Hazen Creek: 200 rainbow trout.
  • Northgate Dam: 3,500 rainbow trout.
  • Glenburn Pond: 700 rainbow trout.
  • State Fair Pond: 350 rainbow trout.
  • Langdon City Pond: 350 rainbow trout
  • Lightning Lake: 700 rainbow trout.
  • Velva Sportsmen's Pond: 700 rainbow trout, 700 brown trout.
  • Stanley Pond: 700 rainbow trout.
  • Kettle Lake: 700 rainbow trout.
  • McGregor Dam: 1,400 rainbow trout.
  • Custer Mine: 700 rainbow trout.
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Brad Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and has been the Grand Forks Herald's outdoors editor since 1998.

Besides his role as an outdoors writer, Dokken has an extensive background in northwest Minnesota and Canadian border issues and provides occasional coverage on those topics.

Reach him at bdokken@gfherald.com, by phone at (701) 780-1148 or on Twitter at @gfhoutdoor.
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