Sheridan regional fisheries biologist Andrew Nikirk releases rainbow trout at Soldiers Sailors Pond in Buffalo on Oct. 17. Fisheries personnel from the Sheridan Region and Tensleep Hatchery stocked fish in several area ponds during the first and second week of October. The stocked fish were catchable-sized rainbow trout, 8-10 inches in length. The fish were transported via truck in insulated and oxygenated water tanks from Tensleep Hatchery. Area streams and ponds that were stocked include Kleenburn Ponds, Soldiers Sailors Ponds at the Buffalo Veterans’ Home, Mavrakis Pond, Sheridan County Fairgrounds Pond, Clear Creek in Buffalo and Big Goose Creek in Kendrick Park.