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Essex County Fish Hatchery workers in Crown Point look over a 3-year-old rainbow trout as they prepare for spring stocking.

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County hatchery prepares for spring

Thousands of trout to be stocked throughout the county

This year the hatchery plans to stock approximately 47,000 trout throughout 65 bodies of water in the county, making it one of the most unique and ambitious stocking programs in the northeastern United States.

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County hatchery prepares for spring

The Essex County Fish Hatchery in Crown Point is getting ready for another busy spring. Soon, hatchery workers will begin stocking local waters with thousands of trout.


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