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 nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FishPlants/, which is the same data used here.
THIS WEEK’S TROUT PLANTS (March 1-7):
LOS ANGELES: Alondra Park Lake, Belvedere Lake, Cerritos Lake, Downey Wilderness Park Lake, Hansen Dam Lake, Hollenbeck Park Lake, Kenneth Hahn Lake, Lincoln Park Lake, MacArthur Park Lake, Sante Fe Reservoir.
RIVERSIDE: Little Lake, Perris Lake, Rancho Jurupa Park Pond.
SAN BERNARDINO: Glen Helen Park Lake, Seccombe Park Lake, Silverwood Lake, Yucaipa Park Lake.
SAN DIEGO: Cuyamaca Lake.
INYO: Cottonwood Creek, Diaz Lake, Georges Creek, Independence Creek, Lone Pine Creek, Owens River (below Tinnemaha and Section 2), Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Tuttle Creek.
KERN: Brite Valley Reservoir, Cat Fish Lake, Hart Park Lake, Ming Lake, River Walk Lake, Truxtun Lake.
TULARE: Murry Park Pond.
FRESNO: Avocado Lake, Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).
NEXT WEEK’S TENTATIVE TROUT PLANTS (March 8-14):
INYO: Owens River (section 2), Pleasant Valley Reservoir.
KERN: Kern River (sections 4 and 5).
TULARE: Del Lago Park Lake, Kern River (sections 5 and 6).
FRESNO: Woodward Park Lake (Fresno City), Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).