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March 15, 2011
Free Rainbow Trout Harvest at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS—Visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) are invited to harvest rainbow trout at no charge from now through the end of the season in late April.
Regular admission charges will still apply, but no additional fee will be charged for harvesting rainbow trout. Up to five rainbow trout per person may be harvested.
Harvesting channel catfish will still require payment of a $10 fee for the opportunity to harvest up to five fish.
All fishing tackle and bait are provided, and no fishing license is required. Anglers who bring their own equipment must mash down the barb on all hooks, and only single hooks are allowed. No treble hooks may be used.
Anyone intending to harvest fish should bring a small cooler and ice. No ice is available on site.
TFFC is located at 5550 F.M. 2495, Athens, Texas. Athens is 75 miles southeast of Dallas. For more information or directions, call (903) 676-2277 or visit www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tffc.
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