Girard Park Rainbow Trout Stocking

Jan 13, 2021, 13:13 PM by Chad Istre

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CONTACT:
Jamie Angelle
337-291-8012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2021

GIRARD PARK, GET OUT AND FISH! SITE
Rainbow Trout Stocking 

Lafayette, LA – On Thursday, January 14, anglers can cast their lines for rainbow trout at the Girard Park pond. The pond is one of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Get Out and Fish! sites. LDWF will stock the pond early Thursday morning with adult-size, rainbow trout, weighing one to two pounds. 

The Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) Parks and Recreation Department partners with LDWF to continually stock the pond with a variety of fish.

Ages 16 and older must have a Louisiana fishing license when fishing in any Louisiana public waters. Licenses can be purchased at https://la-web.s3licensing.com/.

Media Availability: Media will have the opportunity to get video and photos at 5:00 a.m. at Girard Park and at 6:00 a.m. at Southside Regional Park.

For more information on the Get Out and Fish! program, visit https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?action=pagebuilder&pageID=get-out-and-fish