|Several of White Memorial's herbaceous inland wetlands are used for spawning areas for |
Northern Pike that are released into other lakes throughout the state.
|Abby removed the fish from the gill net and |
Jason waits with a net to quickly transport the fish to a holding tank.
|Northern Pike in net and about to be released into Bantam Lake.|
Once the juvenile fish grow and develop into a size class referred to as fingerlings, they will try to swim into Bantam Lake. A weir has been installed at a culvert under the road to capture the fingerlings so that they can be measured and released into other lakes in CT.
|This gate traps fingerlings that try to disperse from the spawning area.|