LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —
Individuals and association who own private lakes and ponds can apply to
the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to have the water stocked with
The agency says the bodies of water must have at least
one-half surface acre and at least 25 percent must be at least 10 feet
deep with water that has at least 12 inches of clarity. Fencing must be
available if necessary to keep livestock out.
Most fish available for stocking are largemouth bass and bluegill fingerlings.
A Nebraska fishing permit is required of all those 16 and older who fishes bodies stocked by Game and Parks.
The application deadline is Aug. 1.
To download an application on the Internet, go to OutdoorNebraska.org and click on Fishing and then Services.