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Catfish Stocked in Various Public Fishing Areas

 

Keep an eye on catfish you catch in West Virginia waters in the coming days.   The DNR has recently stocked more than 2,600 catchable-sized catfish in lakes across the state.  

Those fish were placed in recent days in the following waters:

·        Bear Rocks Lake in Ohio County

·        Castleman Run Lake in Hancock County,

·        French Creek Pond in Upshur County,

·        Wallback Lake in Clay County

·        Anawalt Lake in  McDowell County

·        Berwind Lake in McDowell County

·        Barboursville Lake in Cabell County

·        Laurel in Mingo County

·        Cedar Creek in Gilmer County 

Tagged fish were also stocked at the waters of several state parks.    The tagged catfish are now ready to be caught at North Bend, Pipestem, Chief Logan, Cacapon, Watoga, and Blackwater Falls State Parks.

If you happen to catch a tagged fish keep the tag and return it along with the date of the catch and whether you kept or released the fish along with your name and address to the WVDNR, 2311 Ohio Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26101.

 





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