One of the 300 rainbow trout stocked by the Minnesota DNR on May 6, 2020, in Austin’s Todd Park hangs out in the spring-fed pond, an artesian well, that feeds col water into Wolf Creek. Overall, the DNR stocked 900 rainbow trout — more than the expected 600 — in Wolf for a new “put-and-take” fishery.

DNR stocks more trout in Austin

Since mid-April, 900 rainbows overall put in Wolf Creek

A DNR crew member from the fisheries division in Waterville stocks rainbow trout May 6, 2020, in the spring-fed pond that feeds into the adjacent Wolf Creek in Austin’s Todd Park.
DNR staff place rainbow trout May 6, 2020, in Wolf Creek on Todd Park’s north side near the vehicle bridge.
CRWD watershed technician James Fett holds one of the rainbow trout he caught in Wolf Creek on April 18, 2020, during the state’s trout opener.
Wolf Creek flows through Todd Park on May 6, 2020, downstream from where the spring-fed pond empties cold water into the stream.
Just part of the nearly 9,000 feet of public shoreline along Wolf Creek in Todd Park is shown in this photo taken with the CRWD drone on April 18, 2020, which was Minnesota’s trout opener.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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