Highland News Leader

Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District taking pond fish orders

The Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its pond fish sale. This sale is for those pond owners who have an established fish population and need to supplement some species.

The species available are channel catfish, albino catfish, hybrid sunfish, redear, Bluegill (small) and regular bluegill, largemouth bass, fathead minnows, crappie and triploid grass carp.

Friday, Sept. 25 for regular fish and Sept. 18 for grass carp is the deadline to order and pay for any of the fish.

The pick-up location is the USDA Service Center Parking Lot at 7205 Marine Road (Illinois Route 143) in Edwardsville. The fish truck will be on the parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 to 9 a.m.

For more information on any of the sales call the SWCD office at 656-7300, ext. 3 between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.