Trout Plants

The following waters are scheduled to be planted with rainbow trout from Department of Fish and Wildlife hatcheries this week (Sept. 24-30):

SAN BERNARDINO: Big Bear Lake, Santa Ana River, South Fork Santa Ana River.
INYO: Baker Creek, Big Pine Creek, Bishop Creek (Inteak II, Middle Fork, South Fork), Georges Creek, Goodale Creek, Independence Creek, North Lake, Owens River (below Tinnemaha and section 2), Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Rock Creek Lake, Shepherd Creek, Taboose Creek, Tinnemaha Creek, Tuttle Creek.
MONO: Convict Creek, Ellery Lake, George Lake, June Lake, Lee Vining Creek (South Fork), Little Walker River, Mamie Lake, Mary Lake, Molybdenite Creek, Rock Creek (sections 1 and 2), Saddlebag Creek (Lee Vining Creek), Saddlebag Lake, Tioga Lake, Trumble Lake, Twin Lakes (Mammoth), Virginia Lakes (upper and lower), West Walker River (sections 2 and 3).
KERN: Kern River (sections 4 and 5).
TULARE: Kern River (sections 5 and 6).
FRESNO: Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).

The following waters are tentatively scheduled to be planted next week (Oct. 1-7):

INYO: Bishop Creek (lower), Diaz Lake, Lake Sabrina, Rock Creek Lake, South Lake.
MONO: Convict Creek, Convict Lake, Deadman Creek, George Lake, Glass Creek, June Lake, Lee Vining Creek, Little Walker River, Lundy Lake, Mamie Lake, Mammoth Creek, Mary Lake, McGee Creek, Mill Creek, Rock Creek (sections 1 and 2), Rush Creek, Sherwin Creek, Twin Lakes (Mammoth), Virginia Creek, West Walker River (sections 2 and 3).

The following waters were planted last week (Sept. 17-23):

SAN BERNARDINO: Lytle Creek (Middle and North forks).
INYO: Bishop Creek (lower), Lake Sabrina, Lone Pine Creek, South Lake.
MONO: Buckeye Creek, Convict Creek, Deadman Creek, Glass Creek, Grant Lake, Gull Lake, Lee Vining Creek, Lundy Lake, Mammoth Creek, McGee Creek, Mill Creek, Owens River (section 3), Robinson Creek, Rush Creek, Sherwin Creek, Silver Lake, Upper Twin Lake (Bridgeport), Lower Twin Lake (Bridgeport), Virginia Creek.
FRESNO: Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).

For trout plants statewide, you can visit the DFW’s stocking page at This page is frequently updated after this news report is published so current week, next week’s, and even previous week’s plant information may change.

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