Kings River fish fry (release)

 •  by Lois Henry
Matt Meadows and son Miles, left, watch as Josh Morrison supervises his son Jax Morrison releasing trout fry into the Kings River Feb. 26, 2020. Credit: Lois Henry

A gazillion baby rainbow trout were ready to stretch their fins and the Kings River Fisheries Management Program was there to help.

On a warm February afternoon a handful of volunteers gathered at the nondescript trout incubator in the shadow of the Pine Flat Dam ready to set tens of thousands of fry free into the Kings River.

A few volunteers brought their children, some were veterans of the 21-year-old program and others were eager to grab a bucket of fry and stock their secret fishing holes.

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