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2005 Spring Trout Stocking Schedule

Fall 2005 Stocking Schedule

Stocking schedules are posted approximately two weeks prior to stocking. Changes will be noted here and on the 24-hour Trout Stocking Hotline, 609-633-6765. See Year Round Trout Conservation Area exceptions below.

Spring 2005 Trout Allocations with Day Stocked (html, 93kb)
Spring 2005 Trout Allocations with Day Stocked (printable pdf, 34kb)
Trout Fishing Regulations (pdf, 200kb)

In-Season Stocking Schedules:

Week 1, April 11 - 15
Week 2, April 18 - 22
Week 3, April 25 - 29
Week 4, May 2 - 6
Week 5, May 9 - 13
Week 6, May 16 - 20
Week 7, May 23 - 27

Stocking Updates

4/18/05 - The Week 6 Round Valley Reservoir stocking on 5/16 has been rescheduled to Week 4 on 5/2.
4/7/05 -
Bonus Broodstock will be stocked in Verona Park Pond instead of Clarks Pond as originally planned. Both are in Essex County.

For information on where to fish, visit our pages on lakes, ponds and reservoirs and streams and rivers open to public angling.

Note that the following Year Round Trout Conservation Areas are not stocked as frequently as the rest of the stream due to the special regulations (one 15" trout per day, with no harvest allowed during the pre-season and in-season stocking closures that apply to each stream):

Toms River
E/Br. Paulinskill River
S/Br. Raritan River - Ken Lockwood Gorge
These stretches are scheduled for stocking during the pre-season period, Week 3 (April 25 - 29), Week 6 (May 16 - 20) and Week 7 (May 23 - 27). The Claremont stretch on the S/Br. Raritan River is not stocked with trout because reproducing populations of brook and brown trout are present and provide a trout fishery.
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Last Updated: May 9, 2005