Originally Posted by Downrigger56304
Just curious could any of your trout reproduce in your bow? Have you been stocking more fish even after you got them to survive the winter the last couple seasons?

Downrigger - yes I stocked a few more Brook trout last summer and this summer. Brook Trout will reproduce in lakes/ponds. However, I do not have concrete proof that they have survived. When those Brook Trout were initially stocked, they looked quite a bit different than the Splake. So far no one has caught a fish that was clearly one of the stocked Brookies. I have a THEORY that the Splake are surviving the winters better than the brook trout due to hybrid vigor. Hoping we figure it out for sure one way or another in September.

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