Trout Plants

The following waters are scheduled to be planted with rainbow trout from Department of Fish and Wildlife hatcheries this week (April 22-28).

SAN BERNARDINO: Silverwood Lake.
INYO: Baker Creek, Big Pine Creek (Intake II, Middle Fork, South Fork), Goodale Creek, Lake Sabrina, Owens River (below Tinnemaha), Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Taboose Creek, Tinnemaha Creek.
MONO: Bridgeport Reservoir, Buckeye Creek, Convict Creek, Convict Lake, Grant Lake, Gull Lake, June Lake, Lee Vining Creek, Little Walker River, Lundy Lake, Mammoth Creek, McGee Creek, Mill Creek, Molybdenite Creek, Robinson Creek, Rock Creek (section 1 and 2), Rush Creek, Sherwin Creek, Silver Lake, Trumble Lake, Twin Lakes (Upper and Lower, Bridgeport), Virginia Creek, Virginia Lake (Upper and Lower), West Walker River (sections 2 and 3).
KERN: Kern River (sections 4 and 5).
TULARE: Balch Park Lake (Upper and Lower), Del Lago Park Lake, Hedrick Pond (Redwood Lake), Kern River (section 5 and 6).
FRESNO: Dinkey Creek, Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam), Wishon Reservoir, Woodward Park Lake (Fresno).

The following waters are tentatively scheduled to be planted next week (April 29-May 5):

FRESNO: Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam), Woodward Park Lake (Fresno).

The following waters were planted last week (April 15-21):

SANTA BARBARA: Cachuma Lake.
INYO: Bishop Creek (lower), Diaz Lake, Lone Pine Creek.
MONO: Bridgeport Reservoir, Crowley Lake.
KERN: Brite Valley Reservoir.
TULARE: Stoney Creek.
FRESNO: Avocado Lake, Dinkey Creek, Huntington Lake, Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam), Shaver Lake, Tamarack Creek, Tenmile Creek (upper), Woodward Park Lake (Fresno).

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. Anglers are reminded that many waters not open to April 28 are being planted in preparation for opening day. It is the angler’s responsibility to know if a water is open to fishing or not.

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