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What are Delayed Harvest Trout Waters

Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters
Begins Oct 1 til the 1st Sat in June
Single hook artificial lures only
No Trout possessed
All other times Htchery Supported regulations apply

The following trout waters, Wilson Creek above Phillips Branch (near the Welcome Center) excluding tributaries except as noted, may be fished only with artificial lures with one single hook. No natural bait may be possessed, and no trout may be harvested or possessed while fishing these waters between Oct. 1, 2012 and 30 minutes after sunset on May 31, 2013. These waters are closed to fishing between 30 minutes after sunset on May 31 and 6 a.m. on June 1. At 6 a.m. on June 1, 2013, these waters open to fishing for youths under 16 years old under Hatchery-Supported regulations - no bait restriction, no minimum length limit and seven-troutper- day creel limit. At 12 p.m. on June 1, 2013, these waters open for all anglers under Hatchery-Supported regulations. These waters are marked with black-and-white signs.

Delayed Harvest Trout Streams
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Please contact Laura Kennerly 336-707-7665 lkennerly for more details.