Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Oliver Stocked With 13,500 Fish

On Tuesday morning, Oliver Lake was stocked with 12,000 walleye and 1,500 tiger muskie from the Nebraska Game and Parks in less than an hour.

Ted Bartels from the Nebraska Game and Parks brought his load from the North Platte Hatchery and delivered fish to Oliver, Winter Creek, Minatare and Big Lake Alice. Stocking by the Nebraska Game and Fish is financed by hunting and fishing licenses. Game and Parks stock most of the public lakes throughout the state.

Walleye are the most popular fish and Nebraska Game and Parks Hatchery raises about a million of them.

By summer's end, the tiny month-old 1...

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