Trout stocking 2022 underway on West Virginia streams

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Trout stocking 2022 underway on West Virginia streams
A trout-stocking truck follows a stream into the highlands in West Virginia. (Photo: W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.)

Trout stocking has commenced for the spring 2022 season in West Virginia, and 60 sections of stream have so far been stocked, according to the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources.

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Stockings will increase in February and continue through spring. Updates on stocking are posted online at wvdnr.gov/fish-stocking.

While fishing for trout in West Virginia, all anglers who are 15 years old and older are required to have a West Virginia fishing license, a trout stamp, and a valid form of identification.

To learn more about West Virginia’s fishing regulations, visit WVdnr.gov. To purchase a fishing license and trout stamps, visit WVfish.com.

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Week of January 3, 2022

  • Chief Logan Pond
  • Curtisville Lake
  • Gandy Creek
  • Greenbrier River (Marlinton section)
  • Huey Lake
  • James P Bailey Lake
  • Larenim Park Lake
  • Laurel Fork (Randolph)
  • New Creek
  • North Fork Patterson Creek
  • North Fork South Branch
  • Pennsboro Reservoir
  • Shavers Fork (upper)
  • South Branch (Franklin)
  • Spruce Knob Lake
  • Tracy Lake

Week of January 10, 2022

  • Anthony Creek
  • Barboursville Lake
  • Bullskin Run
  • Cacapon Park Lake
  • Cedar Creek Lake
  • Chief Cornstalk Lake
  • Deegan Lake
  • Elk River
  • Elk River (C&R)
  • Evitts Run
  • Fitzpatrick Lake
  • Hinkle Lake
  • Howards Creek
  • Hurricane Reservoir
  • Knapps Creek
  • Krodel Lake
  • Laurel Fork Lake
  • Lick Creek Pond
  • Little Beaver Lake
  • Middle Creek (Berkeley)
  • Miletree Lake
  • Mill Creek (Berkeley)
  • Mountwood Park Lake
  • North Bend Tailwaters
  • Opequon Creek
  • Pendleton Lake
  • Rocky Marsh Run
  • Thomas Park Lake
  • Turkey Run Lake
  • Watoga Lake
  • Wayne Dam

Week of January 10, 2022

  • Kings Creek
  • Tomlinson Run
  • Tomlinson Run Lake
  • Week of Jan. 24:
  • Conaway Run Lake
  • Lost River
  • Middle Wheeling Creek (delayed harvest)
  • North Fork Fishing Creek
  • Rollins Lake
  • South Branch (Catch & Release)
  • South Branch (Smoke Hole)
  • South Fork Fishing Creek
  • Trout Run
  • Waites Run

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