It’s Trout time: N.C. Wildlife Delivery Returns to Cabarrus
Dec 04, 2019 10:07AM
● By Kristy Huddle
For the third year running, Frank Liske Park will receive a large supply of trout as part of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s yearly stocking program.
delivers trout throughout November and December to expand seasonal fishing
opportunities in central and western North Carolina.
partnership provides a unique local opportunity that’s normally restricted to
higher elevations in the state,” said Active Living and Parks Assistant
Director Byron Haigler.
officials plan to deliver 1,800 trout to Cabarrus, up from 1,200 last year,
according to Londa Strong, director of Active Living and Parks. Frank Liske
Park (4001 Stough Road, Concord) welcomed more than 600 anglers during the
winter months last year.
In 2019, the
trout fishing period begins on December 10, and runs through March or until the
trout are fished from the pond.
officials stock trout statewide each year for a variety of reasons, including
trout management, resource protection, research, expanded fishing opportunities
of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wildlife fishing regulations apply. There is no limit on size, but anglers are
limited to seven trout per day. Fishing at Frank Liske is $1 per day. That
daily fee would increase to $2 on January 1 if approved at the Cabarrus County
Board of Commissioners meeting on Dec. 16.
to the 10-acre lake, Frank Liske Park offers four separate rental areas,
including an enclosed heated and air-conditioned upper level in the barn. Other
amenities include, picnic shelters, picnic sites, horseshoe pits, volleyball
courts, playgrounds and six lighted tennis courts. The park also features an
11-field soccer complex with two lighted fields, a four-field lighted softball
complex, walking and fitness trails, a nature trail and an 18-hole miniature