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What kind of trout are stocked in Virginia?

What kind of trout are stocked in Virginia?

Important Notices

Date County Species Stocked
March 29, 2022 Bath County Rainbow Trout Brown Trout Brook Trout Tiger Trout
March 29, 2022 Rockingham County Rainbow Trout
March 29, 2022 Rockingham County Rainbow Trout
March 29, 2022 City of Alexandria Rainbow Trout Brown Trout

How many trout are stocked in Virginia?

1.2 million
Roughly 1.2 million catchable-size trout (600,000 pounds) are stocked into 135 streams and 32 ponds and lakes (totaling 204 different stream sections and impoundments).

Is Cedar Creek stocked?

For those of you that love to fly fish, Cedar Creek is the place for you. The stocked 4 mile section has trout spread throughout the creek and includes a mix of rainbows, browns, and brookies. Make your trip to Cedar Creek a nice getaway, not a rushed trip.

Where do they stock Wheeling Creek?

Wheeling Creek, in Marshall and Ohio counties, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May. Whiteday Creek, in Marion and Monongalia counties, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.

Does Virginia stock brown trout?

In Virginia streams, brown trout spawn in the fall, nearly overlapping the brook trout spawning season from October through November, sometimes extending into December.

Is the Shenandoah River stocked with trout?

Shenandoah National Park relies on natural fish spawning for our populations. No fish are stocked, and all fish are wild. Monitoring and protecting water quality and aquatic life is an essential part of the Park’s stewardship mission. Visitors who enjoy recreational fishing are also an important part of that mission.

When can you start trout fishing on Virginia?

Note: The trout license is only required from October 1 through June 15. From June 16 through September 30 anglers can fish in stocked trout waters without a trout license. Fee Fishing Areas (Special Regulation Trout Waters) require a daily fishing permit in addition to an appropriate freshwater fishing license.

Are there trout in Cedar Creek?

The lake is managed as put-and-take for trout, meaning that it cannot support the cold water species year round. Get out and catch some. The Cedar Creek daily limit for trout is eight.

Are they still stocking trout in West Virginia?

Update: April 1, 2022 Lakes, creeks, and streams throughout the Mountain State will receive trout stocking through May 2022, then stocking resumes again in Fall.

Is there a trout season in West Virginia?

4.2. Trout Season (Brook, Brown, Rainbow, Golden Rainbow, and Tiger Trout). — The trout season is open year-round, except as provided in Sections 4.2.