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Trout Season About to Open; Del. Officials Urge Caution on Ice

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Trout season will open soon, and fish and wildlife officials in Delaware are warning anglers to use caution with ice on ponds.

Trout season will open Saturday at Tidbury Pond near Dover and Newton Pond near Greenwood. The Division of Fish & Wildlife is warning fishers not to try to break ice on ponds to try to fish in them.

Officials also said anglers should not try to take a boat out to break up ice, or break ice from the shore.

Fishers should not walk on ice that might not be thick enough support their weight.

Tidbury Pond and Newton Pond have been stocked with about 300 pounds of rainbow trout ahead of Saturday's season opening.

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