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Spring Trout Stocking (2016)

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Spring trout stocking begins in March and runs through early June. For a listing of stocked waters and the anticipated number of fish to be stocked, click on the appropriate county of interest below. These listings reflect the anticipated distribution of yearling and older trout for the spring fishing season. Actual numbers and stocking times may vary depending on fish availability and weather conditions. The fish are stocked with help from County Federated Sportsmen.

Searchable Spring Trout Stocking data

The anticipated Spring Trout Stocking data for the current year is available through Open Data on You have two options to view the data:

Current Season Spring Trout Stocking (dataset) (leaving DEC website)
This link brings you to a spread sheet like dataset that allows you to filter the data on any of the data columns (such as County, Waterbody, Species, Size).

Current Season Spring Trout Stocking Data Lens (leaving DEC website)
This link brings you to a user interface that allows you to search by County, Waterbody or Town. From there, you can use the graph features to add additional filters for species, size, date or location. Make sure to clear all the filters when you want to start a new search.

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