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Trout fishing season opens April 5

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 10:35 a.m. CST

The 2014 spring trout fishing season will begin at 5 a.m. April 5, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced in a news release Tuesday.

To participate in the trout fishing program, anglers must have a valid Illinois fishing license and an inland trout stamp. Licenses and stamps are available for purchase at DNR direct license and permit locations, or at or by calling DNR at 1-888-673-7648.

Stocked sites for the trout program in McHenry County include: Lake Atwood, Hollows Conservation Area, McHenry County Conservation District and Piscasaw Creek.

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