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 8-14):
LOS ANGELES: Castaic Lake, Pyramid Lake.
ORANGE: Carr Park Lake, Eisenhower Park Lake, Greer Park Lake, Huntington Park Lake, Laguna Lake, Ralph Clark Regional Park Lake, Tri-City Lake.
SAN BERNARDINO: Lytle Creek (Middle and North forks), Prado Park Lake.
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).
NEXT WEEK’S TENTATIVE TROUT PLANTS (March 15-21):
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.
ORANGE: Centennial Lake, Mile Square Park Lake, Trabuco Creek.
RIVERSIDE: Diamond Valley Reservoir, Skinner Lake.
INYO: Cottonwood Creek, Diaz Lake, Georges Creek, Independence Creek, Lone Pine Creek, Tuttle Creek.
MONO: Topaz Lake.
KERN: Hart Park Lake, Kern River (section 1-3), Lake Isabella, River Walk Lake, Truxtun Lake.
FRESNO: Avocado Lake, Kings River (below Pine Flat Dam).