It’s time for fish, fingerling size. Runnels Soil and Water Conservation District is holding its annual fish sale this year.
The program will continue through April 28, 2015 with delivery of the fish on May 6, 2015 at the Natural Resources Conservation Service office at 2000 Hutchings Avenue in Ballinger.
Available species are channel catfish, bass, bluegill sunfish, red ear perch, crappie, minnows (fathead or shiner), and sterile grass carp (available with TP&WD permit) (visit NRCS office for information).
The vendor will provide bags, air and water necessary to transport your fish to their destination.
The Fish Program in addition to the Windbreak Tree Program generates funds used for conservation education across our county. You may recognize such things as our frequent fish and wildlife seminars, conservation field days, Natural Resource Day for county fifth graders, poster and essay contest, soil stewardship materials for area churches, scholarships for graduating seniors and sponsoring students and teachers to educational seminars.
To place your fish order, please stop by the NRCS office at 2000 Hutchings Avenue in Ballinger or for more information on this year’s program call the office at 325-365-3415 ext. 3.
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