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11/29/2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: DEEP To Stock Atlantic Salmon in Shetucket River Dec. 3

(HARTFORD)— The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)’s Fisheries Division is nearing completion of its 2021 fall stockings of Atlantic salmon, and will be stocking Atlantic Salmon in the Shetucket River on Friday, December 3rd at 10:45 a.m.

DEEP’s Atlantic salmon stockings provide an exceptional and thrilling fishing opportunity for the state’s anglers. These salmon, which generally range in weight from 6-20 pounds, are known for their size, beauty, and fighting ability.

DEEP will be stocking about 50 salmon this day. Stocking will occur in Sprague River Park, where there will be a media availability with DEEP staff, who will talk about this important recreational fishery for Connecticut’s anglers. Stocking will also occur up the road in Salt Rock State Park, which members of the media are also welcome to cover.

Who: DEEP Deputy Commissioner Mason Trumble, DEEP Fisheries Division Director Peter Aarrestad, DEEP Fisheries Division staff

What: Atlantic Salmon fish stocking, officials to discuss important fishery provided by DEEP

Where: Sprague River Park, 57 N Main St, Baltic, CT 06330

When: Friday, December 3, 10:45 a.m.

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