Channel catfish stocked at Dobbs Park Pond

Mar. 18—The Indiana Department of Natural Resources by this weekend will have stocked more than 2,000 channel catfish ranging in size from 10 to 14 inches (average 12 inches) in several locations, including Dobbs Park, 5170 E. Poplar Street, Terre Haute.

Dobbs Park Pond is scheduled to receive 200 catfish.

These lakes are stocked every spring with catchable-size channel catfish, receiving three total stockings between mid-to-late March and the first week of June.

The catfish daily bag limit per angler is 10, and there are no size restrictions. Anglers ages 18 and older must have a valid Indiana fishing license to fish at these locations. Anglers ages 17 and younger do not need a fishing license. Licenses can be purchased at

The Indiana Department of Natural Resource's urban fishing program offers an exciting and safe way for Hoosiers to experience the fun of fishing close to home. For more informaton, visit