FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2010
Steelhead Trout Stocking in Vermilion River on April 30
FINDLAY, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife will be stocking steelhead trout in the Vermilion River on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Fifty-five thousand yearlings will be released at the Vermilion City Boat Launch. These fish were raised in the Division of Wildlife's Castalia Fish Hatchery. The yearlings are 6-8 inches long when stocked, and will grow to a length of 18 inches by the end of the first year.
The Vermilion City Boat Launch is located one-half mile south of U.S. Route 6, off of West River Road. A brief program will be included, and Division of Wildlife staff will be on hand to answer questions. The public is invited.