Shawnee County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the 2015 Spring Rainbow Trout Program. Lake Shawnee will be stocked with 7,000 pounds of beautiful rainbow trout on Saturday, Feb. 28. The trout are scheduled to arrive at noon however that time is subject o change without notice depending on conditions. The trout will be released at the east boat ramp. The trout must be a minimum of 11 inches in length and at least 600 will be in excess of four (4) pounds each. Lake Shawnee is then closed to fishing until 6am on Saturday, March 7 while the fish disperse around the lake. Some of the trout will be tagged, so if you catch a tagged trout remove the tag and bring it to the SCPR office at 3137 SE 29th to redeem your prize! Fishing license is required.
What to Bring: Ks Dept of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism licenses and permits required for fishing.