The gaping hole on the west side of Mitch Drive Park in the Gardnerville Ranchos will soon be transformed into Douglas County's premier urban fishery, according to Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District Manager Bob Spellberg.
"We're hoping it's well-used," Spellberg said Tuesday. "The district is always looking for public input about what we should do next."
The 2-acre pond has been in the planning stages for years. Spellberg put the total cost of the project at $600,000. The district secured a State Question No. 1 match grant to cover approximately $281,250 of that amount.
"It's taken three years to get …