By: Jim Matthews
Barring adverse weather, water or road conditions, the following lakes and streams, listed by county, will be or have been restocked with catchable-size rainbow trout or channel catfish by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Plants are listed for the current week and the coming week. Each list is updated with changes each week. For the most recent updates in Southern California and the Eastern Sierra Nevada, you can call the DFW recording at 855-887-1275, or for updates in the Western Sierra, you can call 559-243-4005, x183. For trout plants statewide, you can visit the DFW’s stocking web site at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FishPlants/, which is the same data used here.
THIS WEEK’S TROUT PLANTS (Jan. 18-24)
VENTURA: Reyes Creek.
SAN BERNARDINO: Cucamonga-Guasti Park Lake, Mojave Narrows Park Lake, Silverwood Lake.
RIVERSIDE: Rancho Jurupa Park Pond.
SAN DIEGO: Chollas Park Lake, Cuyamaca Lake, Lindo Lake.
INYO: Owens River (Section 2).
KERN: Kern River (Sections 1-5).
TULARE: Kern River (Section 5).
FRESNO: Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam), Woodward Park Lake (Fresno city).
NEXT WEEK’S TENTATIVE TROUT PLANTS (Jan. 25-31)
SAN BERNARDINO: Silverwood Lake.
SAN DIEGO: Lake Miramar, Lake Murray.
KERN: Brite Valley Reservoir, Hart Park Lake, Ming Lake, River Walk Park Lake, Truxtun Lake.
FRESNO: Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).