Trout Stocking Lakes & Ponds

Summit Lake, Greenbrier County, Monongahela National Forest, Allegheny Highlands Region
Autumn on Summit Lake

The W.Va. Division of Natural Resources manages stocking programs at more than 70 lakes and ponds and in more than 200 rivers and streams across West Virginia. Stocked lakes, fishing regulations, and patterns of stocking may change from year to year, and an  updated listing is available through the division website. For updated stocking information, call the W.Va. Hunting & Fishing Hotline at 304-558-3399.

  • Anawalt Lake, in McDowell County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Anderson Lake, in Kanawha County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Barboursville Lake, in Cabell County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Bear Rock Lakes, in Ohio County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Beech Fork Lake tailwaters, in Wayne County, are stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Berwind Lake, in McDowell County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Big Run Lake, in Marion County, is stocked in April.
  • Boley Lake, in Fayette County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Brandywine Lake, in Pendleton County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Brushy Fork Lake, in Pendleton County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Buffalo Fork Lake, in Pocahontas County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Burnsville Lake Tailwaters, in Braxton County, are stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Cacapon Lake, in Morgan County, is stocked once in January, once in February, and once weekly March through May.
  • Castleman Run Lake, in Brooke and Ohio counties, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Cedar Creek Lake, in Gilmer County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Chief Cornstalk Lake, in Mason County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Chief Logan Lake, in Logan County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Conaway Run Lake, in Tyler County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Coonskin Park Lake, in Kanawha County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Coopers Rock Lake, in Monongalia County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Curtisville Lake, in Marion County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Dog Run Lake, in Harrison County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Dunkard Fork Lake, in Marshall County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • East Lynn Lake tailwaters, in Wayne County, are stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Edwards Run Lake, in Hampshire County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Fitzpatrick Lake, in Raleigh County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Fort Ashby Lake, in Mineral County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • French Creek Lake, in Upshur County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Handley Lake, in Pocahontas County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Horse Creek Lake, in Wyoming County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Huey Run Lake, in Marion County, is stocked once in January and once in March
  • Hurricane Water Supply Lake, in Putnam County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Indian Rock Lake, in Nicholas County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • James P. Bailey Lake, in Mercer County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Jennings Randolph Lake tailwaters, in Mineral County, are stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Jimmy Lewis Lake, in Mercer County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Kanawha State Forest Lake, in Kanawha County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Kimsey Run Lake, in Hardy County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Krodel Lake, in Mason County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Larenim Lake, in Mineral County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Laurel Lake, in Mingo County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Lick Creek Lake, in Wayne County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Little Beaver Lake, in Raleigh County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Logan County Airport Lake, in Logan County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Mason Lake, in Monongalia County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Middle Wheeling Creek Lake, in Ohio County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Miletree Lake, in Roane County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Mill Creek Lake, in Barbour County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Millers Fork Lake, in Wayne County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Mountwood Lake, in Wood County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Newburg Lake, in Preston County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • New Creek Dam No. 14 Lake, in Grant County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Pennsboro Water Supply Reservoir, in Ritchie County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Pipestem Lake, in Summers County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Poorhouse Lake, in Berkeley County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Raleigh County Airport Lake, in Raleigh County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • R.D. Bailey Lake tailwaters, in Mingo and Wyoming counties, are stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Ridenour Lake, in Kanawha County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Rock Cliff Lake, in Hardy County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Rockhouse Lake, in Logan County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Rollins Lake, in Jackson County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Seneca Lake, in Pocahontas County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • South Mill Creek Lake, in Grant County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Spruce Knob Lake, in Randolph County, is stocked once in January, once in February, and once weekly March through May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Stonewall Jackson Lake tailwaters, in Lewis County, are stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Summersville Lake tailwaters, in Nicholas County, are stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Summit Lake, in Greenbrier County, is stocked once in January, once in February, and once weekly March through May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Sutton Lake tailwaters, in Braxton County, are stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Teter Creek Lake, in Barbour County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May, then again during the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Thomas Park Lake, in Tucker County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Tomlinson Run Lake, in Hancock County, is stocked monthly, January through April.
  • Tracy Lake, in Ritchie County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Tuckahoe Lake, in Greenbrier County, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Turkey Run Lake, in Jackson County, is stocked once in January and once in March.
  • Tygart Lake tailwaters, in Taylor County, are stocked monthly, February through May, then again the week of Columbus Day and again a week later.
  • Underwood Lake, in Cabell County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Wallback Lake, in Clay and Roane counties, is stocked monthly, February through May.
  • Warden Lake, in Hardy County, is stocked once in February and once every two weeks in March, April, and May.
  • Watoga Lake, in Pocahontas County, is stocked once in January, once in February, and once weekly March through May.
  • Westover Park Lake, in Monongalia County, is stocked during the first week of March.
  • Wood Lake, in Ohio County, is stocked during the first week of March.
The above information is based on that provided by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources in its 2017 Guide to Fishing Regulations available in PDF format.

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