Pricey Trout Mean Fewer Stocked Fish for Pennsylvania

March 1, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

One thing’s for sure: deflation hasn’t hit the cost of hatchery-raised trout. A rise in price from $1.27 to $3.38 per fish from Pennsylvania’s main stocked trout source has led the state to cancel the purchase of 130,000 trout, according to Deborah Weisberg in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.