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WDNR stocks brown trout at Saxon Harbor


Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

BILL GOBIN, right, of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, watches Thursday as brown trout are released into Saxon Harbor. DNR employee Gervase Thompson releases the fish from the truck.

SAXON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' brown trout stocking program shifted to Saxon Harbor on Thursday.

Trucks from the DNR's Brule Fish Hatchery arrived around noon with 25,000 browns that were released into the harbor and Lake Superior.

That was good news because some area fishermen feared the brown trout stocking effort would be suspended at the harbor.

Bill Gobin and Gervase Thompson stocked 6-inch fish from a truck with a tube near the main boat landing, while other workers in boats sailed offshore to release the trout.

Gobin said the Seeforellen strain of fish w...

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