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MDNR considers stocking Plymouth Lake with trout


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WAKEFIELD — The state Department of Natural Resources is considering the possibility of stocking trout in Plymouth Lake, which is just north of Old U.S. 2 in Wakefield.

The lake, also sometimes called a pond, is known to many local residents as Plymouth Open Pit because of its history as a mine in the previous century.

According to Wakefield City Manager Robert Brown Jr., the City Council already granted permission last month for the state to conduct a study of the lake’s water.

“The first thing we would do is check the water viability,” said George Madi...

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