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Winter 2015 Trout Stocking Schedule


The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will again be stocking trout as part of the Winter Trout Stocking Program. Beginning Monday, November 23, 2015, approximately 5,000 two-year old Rainbow Trout, averaging 14-18 inches, will be stocked in 24 designated ponds and lakes over a two-day period.

The winter stocking is the final one each year, bringing the total of trout stocked from the Pequest State Trout Hatchery in Warren County to more than 600,000.

Two-year old rainbow trout
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Below is the list of waters being stocked with numbers of trout. These lakes range in size from five to 100 acres and have shoreline access and/or boat launching sites. Temporary program changes, if any, will be noted below the list.

Winter Trout Stocking Map (.jpg, 170kb)
Winter Trout Stocking Map (.pdf, 1.0mb)


Monday, November 23

Middlesex County
Hook's Creek Lake - 200

Monmouth County
Spring Lake - 190
Topenemus Lake - 180

Ocean County
Lake Shenandoah - 220

Passaic County
Green Turtle Pond - 300

Sussex County
Lake Aeroflex - 390
Lake Ocquittunk - 190
Little Swartswood Lake - 390
Silver Lake - 230

Hunterdon County
Amwell Lake - 160

Warren County
Furnace Lake - 350

Tuesday, November 24

Atlantic County
Birch Grove Park Pond - 180

Bergen County
Mill Pond - 150

Camden County
Haddon Lake - 190
Rowands Pond - 100

Cape May County
Ponderlodge Pond (Cox Hall WMA) - 160

Cumberland County
Shaws Mill Pond - 200
South Vineland Park Pond - 160

Essex County
Verona Park Lake - 190

Hudson County
Woodcliff Lake - 200

Passaic County
Barbour's Pond - 160

Morris County
Mt. Hope Pond - 160
Speedwell Lake - 200

Union County
Lower Echo Lake - 160


Hook's Creek Lake returned to the program as salinity levels are now acceptable.

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