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Shawnee Mission & Heritage Park Trout Stockings
POSTED: 01/28/2004
 
The public is invited to come watch as rainbow trout are stocked in Shawnee Mission Park and Heritage Park Lakes in late February.

Approximately 3,000 pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in the two lakes on Wednesday, Feb. 25. This will include 1,000 pounds of fish to be stocked near the Heritage Park Dam starting at approximately 2:30 p.m. and 2,000 pounds of fish to be stocked near the Shawnee Mission Park Lake boat ramp beginning at 3:45 p.m.

Following the stockings, the two lakes will be closed to fishing until the official beginning of the 2003 trout season with a siren start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28.

Before fishing in the lakes, area anglers ages 16 to 64 will need to have a Kansas fishing permit, a Johnson County Park and Recreation District fishing permit and a JCPRD trout fishing permit. District fishing and trout permits are available at: the JCPRD Registration Office, Building C, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam; Tomahawk Recreation Complex, 17501 Midland Drive, Shawnee; the John Barkley Visitor Center at Shawnee Mission Park; and at numerous local bait and tackle shops.

A second Spring stocking is planned for March 12.

Shawnee Mission Park is located at 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee, and Heritage Park is located at 16050 Pflumm, Olathe. Both facilities are owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information, call (913) 831-3355 or (913) 831-3342 TDD Only.

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