Visiting Iowa’s North Star Fish Hatchery, three generations of pond stocking success
From the Field by Bob Robinson
MONTOUR, IA – Folks around here like to say Arlo Hinegardner was a little ahead of his time.
Back in 1939, as much of the country was still feeling the effects of the Great Depression, Arlo had an idea for how to extract a little more income out of his central Iowa acreage.
Setting out with just two teams of horses and a plow, Arlo proceeded to build a 70-acre lake that he finished in 1940 and opened up for fee fishing a short time later.
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