Bending over in calf-high water in the Pequonnock River [in Bridgeport, Connecticut] and trying to keep her balance on slippery rocks, 13-year-old Cherish Johnson clutched a waterproof camera, waiting for the first of 23 brook trout to emerge from a half-dozen plastic orange buckets.

It took a while before the slender, 6” long fingerlings slipped into the cool stream and disappeared.

Read more about stocking the Pequonnock with brook trout.


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