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DNR stocks trout at Saxon Harbor


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SAXON, Wis. — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources crews were at Saxon Harbor Tuesday, releasing brown trout as part of the department’s continuing effort to stock Lake Superior and provide a popular fishery for local anglers.

Approximately 27,000 Seeforellen brown trout — a specific strain of brown trout, according to the DNR’s website — were released into the lake just outside the harbor’s breakwall.

“(The brown trout fishery) became really popular a couple years ago when lake trout quotas were down, and … a lot of people switched to brown...