State trout-planting trucks are back in business
The Department of Fish and Game, after a brief court-mandated halt to trout planting because of a pending lawsuit, is back on track, and the following is a list of Southern California waters being planted throughout this week:
LOS ANGELES: Alondra Park Lake, Cerritos Lake, Echo Park Lake, El Dorado Park Lakes, Elizabeth Lake, Hansen Dam Lake, Legg Lakes, Puddingstone Lake, Pyramid Lake, Santa Fe Reservoir.
ORANGE: Laguna Lake.
RIVERSIDE: Hemet Lake, Perris Lake and Skinner Lake.
SAN BERNARDINO: Big Bear Lake and Silverwood Lake.
SANTA BARBARA: Cachuma Lake.
VENTURA: Casitas Lake and Rancho Simi Park Lake.
Photo: Department of Fish and Game hatchery worker Wayne Statler deposits a load of trout into Northern California's Kings River in 2006. Credit: Mark Crosse / Fresno Bee