Daily Trout Stocking Schedule

Important Notices

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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Search Stocking Archive by Date:
DateCountyWaterbodyCategorySpecies Stocked
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
November 24, 2022StatewideNo Stockings Today
November 23, 2022StatewideNo Stockings Today
November 22, 2022Wythe CountyRural Retreat Lake PondA
  • Rainbow Trout
November 22, 2022Bedford CountyLiberty Lake [Heritage Day Water]A
  • Rainbow Trout
November 22, 2022Madison CountyRose River [Heritage Day Water]A
  • Rainbow Trout
November 22, 2022Bath CountySpring RunCR
November 21, 2022Augusta CountyNorth River (Tail)DH