Daily Trout Stocking Schedule

Important Notices

Urban Trout Stockings
  • Locust Shade Park (Prince William) on December 16
  • Shields Lake (Richmond) and Dorey Park (Henrico) on December 12
  • Ivy Creek Park (Lynchburg) on December 14
  • Cook Lake (Alexandria) and Old Cossey Pond (Fredericksburg) on December 5
  • Armistead Point Park (Hampton) on December 21
  • Northwest River Park (Chesapeake) postponed until conditions improve
DWR Trout Stocking Program Resumes in OctoberDWR hatchery specialists will stock close to 1 million brook, brown, rainbow and tiger trout in 200 waters throughout Virginia from October through the end of May. These stockings support a wide variety of trout fishing opportunities in all areas of the state. For more information on trout fishing in Virginia visit DWR's Trout Fishing Guide.

Announcement of daily trout stockings are posted each afternoon during the season on the Daily Trout Stocking web page and the Trout Line (434-525-3474)

DWR’s five trout hatcheries are open to the public 8:00 AM–3:00 PM daily. Find additional information on DWR’s State Fish Hatcheries and stocking program here.
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DateCountyWaterbodyCategorySpecies Stocked
December 2, 2022Patrick CountyArarat RiverB
  • Rainbow Trout
December 2, 2022Patrick CountyClarks CreekB
  • Rainbow Trout
December 2, 2022Rockbridge CountyMaury RiverA
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
December 2, 2022Rockbridge CountyMill CreekA
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
December 1, 2022Montgomery CountyPandapas PondA
  • Rainbow Trout
December 1, 2022Montgomery CountyPoverty CreekC
  • Rainbow Trout
December 1, 2022Madison CountyHughes RiverA
  • Rainbow Trout
December 1, 2022Smyth CountySouth Fork Holston River (Lower)A
  • Rainbow Trout
November 30, 2022Grayson CountyHelton CreekB
  • Rainbow Trout
November 30, 2022Smyth CountyStaley CreekA
  • Rainbow Trout
November 30, 2022Smyth CountyMiddle Fork Holston River (Upper)B
  • Rainbow Trout
November 30, 2022Frederick CountyClearbrook LakeA
  • Brown Trout
November 30, 2022Frederick CountyWinchester Lake (Wilkins Lake)A
  • Brown Trout
November 29, 2022Bland CountyLick CreekB
  • Rainbow Trout
November 29, 2022Shenandoah CountyMill CreekB
  • Brown Trout
November 29, 2022Shenandoah CountyTomahawk PondB
  • Brown Trout
November 28, 2022Scott CountyBark Camp Lake [Heritage Day Water]A
  • Rainbow Trout
November 28, 2022Wise CountyBear Creek Reservoir (Wise Res.)B
  • Rainbow Trout
November 28, 2022Augusta CountyNorth River (Gorge)B
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
November 28, 2022Augusta CountyNorth River (Natural Chimneys)B
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
November 25, 2022StatewideNo Stockings Today