Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Jasper Fish Hatchery employees David Morgan (left) and David Cauley (right) prepare to release trout at the Lower Neches Valley Authority Barrier Pond in Beaumont on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007.
Jasper Fish Hatchery employee David Cauley tests a sample of trout in a fish net before stocking a pond at the Lower Neches Valley Authority Barrier Pond. The Texas Parks and Wildlife department released 2,250 rainbow trout fingerlings into the pond.
Alli, Richard Bothel's 1-year-old dog, watches as trout are released into a pond at the Lower Neches Valley Authority Barrier Pond in Beaumont.